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Planning and Monitoring Officer
Job Title: Planning and Monitoring Officer
Location: London, UK
Company: Commonwealth Secretariat
Job Summary: An outstanding opportunity in our Strategy, Portfolio and Partnerships Division.
Job Description: We have an outstanding opportunity for a Planning and Monitoring Officer in our Strategy, Portfolio and Partnerships Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting and contributing to the review and development of the Secretariat’s 4-year Strategic Plan and annual Delivery Plan; guiding and supporting Divisions and Directorates in design, planning, delivery and monitoring of programme, projects and ministerial meetings; supporting capacity building and learning initiatives, contributing to the development, appraisal and management of funding proposals and grants from a performance/ MEL perspective; drafting and reviewing documents for senior management and governing bodies; and maintaining and organising an electronic and paper record of monitoring reports, among other duties.
Requirements: To be considered, you must have a post-graduate degree in development studies, international relations, economics, public administration or related field and a minimum of 5 years working experience in international development programmes, in a government planning agency or an international/inter-governmental organisation.
How to apply: Please apply online: http://thecommonwealth.org/jobs/planning-and-monitoring-officer-0
Closing Date: 06/03/2019
Additional information: 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.
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