Political Officer – Asia/Europe Section

The Commonwealth
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 23

Position description

We have an excellent opportunity for a Political Officer – Asia/Europe Section, to work within our Governance and Peace Directorate.

The successful candidate will monitor international developments in the relevant Commonwealth regions and contributes to the development of the Secretariat’s policy on political issues in relation to the countries and international organisations in question by way of briefings, advice, recommendations and support to senior staff.

To be considered, you will need a degree in political science, international relations or another relevant subject. You will also need at least five years’ experience in relevant fields such as international affairs, international development and government relations, preferably in an international/intergovernmental organisation, government department, or a regional organisation. You must also have demonstrable experience and expertise in the Asia and Europe regions, skills in research, drafting, analytical writing, demonstrable experience in public diplomacy and advocacy, and must be familiar with providing recommendations to senior management.

We are the inter-governmental body of the Commonwealth, comprising 53 sovereign states. Our aim is to provide sustainable development through professional advice, transfer of best practice, and the enhancement of skills and knowledge, all to the betterment of over two billion citizens. Our efforts are concentrated where we have a clear ability to add global value.

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