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Social Policy Officer (Youth)
Job Title: Social Policy Officer (Youth)
Location: London, UK
Company: Commonwealth Secretariat
Job Summary: To provide professional technical, research, operational and administrative assistance to the Youth team
Job Description: We have an outstanding opportunity for a Social Policy Officer (Youth) in our Economic, Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate. Under the supervision of the Head of Social Policy, the Social Policy Officer (Youth) provides professional technical, research, operational and administrative assistance to the Youth team of the Social Policy Development Section. S/he will be responsible for supporting the policy and programming processes. 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 Youth development programme.
Requirements: To be considered, you will need to have a Post graduate degree in Youth Development, Social Policy, Public Policy, Development Studies, Business Administration 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 youth, public 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).
How to apply: Please apply online: http://thecommonwealth.org/jobs/social-policy-officer-youth
Closing Date: 16/05/2019
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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