Programme Officer

at Conciliation Resources
Published July 10, 2024
Location London, United Kingdom
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary £ 34,690.45
Salary Units Year

Description

The Programme Officer provides project, partner, administrative and logistical support necessary for the implementation of the South Asia programme. The post holder will play a key role in liaising with partners across the areas in which we work, and in managing programme events and information. They will support consultants and volunteers working with the team.

Our South Asia Programme works closely with partners on both sides of the LoC, with UK based colleagues, supporting partners in person through travel, and also remotely. The candidate would need to be based in the UK, with travel to the London-based office weekly, and they will occasionally undertake international travel. They will be supported by colleagues in our wider Europe Asia Department, as well as colleagues within the South Asia programme.

The Programme Officer may be required to support wider departmental tasks as required. This may involve work with other programmes in the department and Research, Advisory and Policy Department colleagues as appropriate

Person specification

Essential knowledge, skills and experience

Experience of working as part of a team in an administrative and support position.
Strong organisational skills including planning, developing, implementing and maintaining administrative systems.
Understanding of and interest in peacebuilding and conflict transformation processes.
Knowledge of and interest in the South Asia context, and in particular Kashmir.
Excellent communications skills, and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Experience supporting financial management including experience of preparing budgets, monitoring organisational and partner expenditure and supporting financial reporting.
Experience remotely supporting partners on the successful joint delivery of work.
Experience of supporting monitoring, evaluation and reporting of projects, and experience ofrevising and contributing to the drafting of reports.
Strong commitment to, and experience of, team and cross-organisational working.
Appreciation of issues of confidentiality, and cross-cultural and political sensitivity.
Initiative, enthusiasm and a problem-solving approach to new challenges.
Ability and willingness to travel to the South Asia region, and experience of hostile environment training or willingness to undertake hostile environment training.
Fluent written and spoken English
Desirable knowledge, skills and experience

Spoken or written Hindi or Urdu.
Experience of supporting project management on UK and EU funded grant programmes.
Experience fundraising

Please download the Application form and Application Statement and submit them via email.

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