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Project Officer (Pakistan)

Location: London
2 year contract
Circa £27,000 including London weighting, excluding benefits

Closing date: 5pm 22 June 2018


Job description and person specification


You will need to have a valid permit to work in the UK.


The Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) is seeking a project officer to be based in its London office to be the focal point for coordination of a local government strengthening project in Pakistan.


The incumbent will work closely with the project team in Pakistan and colleagues in London, with a particular focus on programming, delivery of key activities against the agreed timetable, coordinating EU donor reporting and coordinating any technical inputs or backstopping support to enhance project delivery. The role will also assist in relevant EU policy monitoring, CLGF advocacy and policy meetings / events.


Good organisational and administrative skills and a minimum of three years experience of project  coordination, monitoring and evaluation is essential. Familiarity with Pakistan, EU grant procedures and regulations and knowledge of the local government or development sector is required. The incumbent will be able to work independently and across a multi-cultural team and be willing to travel overseas.


To apply for this post: please email a curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages) and covering letter to recruitment@clgf.org.uk by 5pm 22 June 2018. 


Interviews expected week commencing 25 June.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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