Senior International Relations Executive Officer

National Audit Office
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 25

Position description

The main purpose of the role is to work on the NAO International Relations team and help the NAO achieve its international objectives, our main objective being to maintain a positive relationship with international bodies such as INTOSAI, EUROSAI, the United Nations and the Commonwealth countries. We work to share information and good practice in ways which help strengthen accountability and governance arrangements in countries which the UK works closely with, or who are a recipient of UK aid. 

You will be responsible for acting as the primary liaison between the NAO and international bodies. The role includes organising and supporting visits from overseas delegations and study groups to the NAO, but also facilitating visits of NAO colleagues to other countries.

Main responsibilities

You will have responsibility for the following:

  • Responding to and coordinating replies to requests for information and queries from other audit organisations and stakeholders around the world.  This will often require research, analysis and drafting, in close collaboration with our audit and value for money colleagues. 
  •  Maintaining accounting records relating to International Relations programmes and visits. This includes ensuring that hospitality provided to international visitors to the NAO is appropriate and in line with policy. 
  •  Regular liaison with other government departments including: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (both UK based staff and overseas); foreign embassies in the UK, Department for International Development and external stakeholders (for example Public Accounts Committees) from the UK, overseas and other Parliamentarians.

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