Senior Political Officer – C4 (L)
(Deadline for applications: 27 July 2017)
The jobholder will advise the British Embassy on internal political issues and human rights. The jobholder will play an important role in the Political & Press team and will lead on elements of the embassy’s engagement with the democratic transition and relationship with civil society, working closely with senior embassy staff. The jobholder should develop wide-ranging personal networks with key stakeholders across the political and civil society space and will be expected to provide independent reporting and analysis on political & human rights issues.
The job will also include management responsibility for an A2 Programme Officer and overseeing management of the Embassy’s devolved programme funds.
The exact portfolio is flexible and will depend on the skills and experience of the jobholder and the requirements of the political team.
Essential Qualifications and Experience
Desirable Qualifications and Experience
Type of Position
Full Time, Permanent
Hours of Work
Standard part-time working hours are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
Salary Salary is at USD 1550 per month.
Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment This is a full-time appointment. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
The British Embassy Rangoon offers a competitive remuneration package, including salary, benefits, leave entitlement of 22 days per annum (calculated in pro rata). Employment offers are subject to successful clearance of pre-employment and security checks. Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy Rangoon are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law.
Please visit https://goo.gl/PuhZa6 in order to apply. All applications must be received before 27 July 2017 at 2355 Burma Standard Time. Incomplete application forms will not be taken into consideration, so please ensure you provide the information requested. We regret to advise that we will only be contacting short-listed candidates. Applicants called for an interview will be assessed on the core competencies listed above. Interviews for this position will commence during the week of 14 August 2017. The successful candidates should be able to start as soon as possible.
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