JOB AT Commonwealth secretariat (Social policy development- EYSD) : Social Policy Officer (Education) : ( Deadline : 16 May 2019 )
We have an outstanding opportunity for a Social Policy Officer (Education) in our Economic, Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate.
Under the supervision of the Education Adviser, the Social Policy Officer (Education) provides professional, technical, research, operational and administrative assistance to the Social Policy Development Section. S/he will be responsible for supporting the programming process for the Secretariat’s education programmes/projects including performing tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, progress monitoring and evaluation and reporting.
The post-holder will be required to develop effective working relationships with Member Countries and other key stakeholders specifically to support the delivery of the Secretariat’s social development programme.
To be considered, you will need to have a Post graduate degree in Education, Social Policy, Development Studies, Business Administration, Economics or a related Social Science discipline. Also required are: At least 3 years’ relevant work experience in/with international development organisations, particularly in the areas of education, policy development or social development. Also a sound understanding of project design, including project budgeting and forecasting, the use of tools such as Project Cycle Management (including the Logical Framework) and Results-Based Management (RBM) are also required.
We are the inter-governmental body of the Commonwealth, comprising 53 sovereign states. Our aim is to provide sustainable development through professional advice, transfer of best practice, and the enhancement of skills and knowledge, all to the betterment of over two billion citizens. Our efforts are concentrated where we have a clear ability to add global value.
To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country.
If you feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply using the buttons below.
Closing date: 16 May 2019, 17:00hrs BST