Commonwealth Secretariat Young Professionals Program (YPP) Job Opportunity for Young Graduates: Assistant Programmes Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation)

Young Professionals Programme (London based):
Assistant Programmes Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation)

Program(s) Offered: Youth empowerment
Program Level: Internships/Jobs
Provider: Commonwealth
Country to Work in: London, UK

Programme Description
The Commonwealth Secretariat is proud to be supporting youth empowerment through its Young Professionals Programme (YPP). More on the YPP Programme here.

The YPP Programme creates multiple opportunities for talented and qualified young people from across the Commonwealth to contribute to its core work through the transference of technical expertise, innovative ideas, specialist knowledge and fresh perspectives.

The Commonwealth Secretariat delivers the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP), working with Commonwealth member governments, youth leaders and youth work professionals to develop and implement policy and programmes for the empowerment of young people. The CYP focuses on areas of major political, economic and social importance to young people, based on mandates received from Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings and the Commonwealth Secretariat Strategic Plan.  This includes a focus on Sport for Development and Peace.

The Commonwealth Young Professionals Programme: Assistant Programmes Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation)

To be considered for this role you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country aged 27 years or younger at the time applications close, and possess a strong bachelor degree or equivalent, with a significant M&E and project management component, in a relevant discipline such public administration, public policy, international development or the broad social sciences and other related disciplines.

You will have at least one year of demonstrated work experience in project management and monitoring and evaluation, including report writing.

Demonstrated experience in developing and managing strong relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders is essential.

Strong and demonstrated knowledge and application of M&E methodologies / practices is also a requirement.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Commonwealth countries

Participating Institutions
The Commonwealth Secretariat
Located at Pall Mall London SW1

Fields of work
The Assistant Programmes Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) is responsible for providing technical and administrative support, in particular with respect to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and reporting, to the work of the three CYP Sections: Youth Programmes, Youth Policy & Research, and Sport for Development and Peace (SDP).

Number of awards
Not specified

Programme duration
The contract duration is 2 Years

Programme benefits
Salary is at £28,500 per annum gross

Method of Application
To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country. If you feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply online using the portal here. It is important to go through the Application guidelines, Person specification and Terms of reference before applying for this position. And also visit the official website (link to it is below).

The closing date is 04 August 2017, 5:00 pm BST.

The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 52 member governments and provides guidance on policy making, technical assistance and advisory services to Commonwealth member countries.  We support governments to help achieve sustainable, inclusive and equitable development.

Application Deadline: 4 August 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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