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Project Officer, Eswatini


Contract term: 2 years (a valid permit is required to work in Eswatini)

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum 

​Location: Mbabane, Eswatini

Reporting to: Regional Programme Manager (Southern Africa)

The Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), in partnership with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, is looking to employ a project officer to support the delivery of its projects in Eswatini.


As well as excellent project management and communication skills, the postholder will have a good understanding of accessing and managing donor finance and building strong relationships.


Full details, together with the job description and person specification, can be found here.


To apply, applicants should email a Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter setting out how they meet the requirements of the role, as set out in the person specification to:

(if you are unable to access this email link, please type in the address manually.)


by 16.30 Pretoria time, on 13 November 2019.


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




Project Evaluator: individual or organisation sought for mid-term project evaluation 


Location: Zambia

Evaluation time scale: 25 November 2019 - January 2020


The Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), in partnership with the Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) and the Ministry of Local Government (MLG), are implementing the Enhancing Local Government Capacity for Development Project, in Zambia, with funding from the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID).


Interest parties are asked to submit proposals by email with detailed technical and financial information to: by 16.30 hrs GMT+2 on 5 November 2019.

(if you are unable to access this email link, please type in the address manually.)


Please find attached:

1. further details about the evaluation together with

2. request for Project Mid Term Evaluation




Executive Assistant (EA-2019)

Salary Circa £30K per annum ​


The Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF), a membership organisation which works to promote and strengthen effective democratic local government throughout the Commonwealth and to encourage the exchange of good practice in local government structures and services, is seeking an Executive Assistant to provide executive and administrative support to the Secretary-General.


The candidate should have:


  • strong and proven interpersonal and communication skills
  • the ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • excellent experience in Microsoft Office 

The full job description and person specification can be found here, together with details on how to apply. 


Closing date for applications:  Monday, 21 October 2019, 1700 hrs


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