Project Manager (21CCEM)

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£39,599 pa + benefits       

We have an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager – CCEM to join our Economic Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate.

This temporary role has been created to support the operational delivery of the 21st  Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, between 1-5 March 2020. The CCEM is a triennial Conference of Ministers of Education which is the main forum for identifying issues and priorities across the Commonwealth, and harmonising national plans with international goals. The project manager is to lead, coordinate and assist with the delivery of the 21st Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (21CCEM) including coordination of preparation and delivery of the parallel forums

The post holder will be responsible for the overall management of the 21CCEM and associated forums. They will plan and manage the overall activities including (not limited to) the following:

  • Lead in coordination with representatives of the four stakeholder groups: students’, teachers’, higher education leaders’, and civil society organisations for a successful delivery of parallel fora.
  • Support logistical arrangements, in collaboration with the Conference Officer, such as liaising internally on operational aspects and also externally with conference partners and delegates so as to ensure appropriate logistics are in place for the 21CCEM and associated parallel fora. The post holder will also ensure that arrangements are timeously communicated with the 21CCEM Planning Committee and the Education team.  
  • Provide administrative and technical support to the Education team in respect
  • Support logistical arrangements, in collaboration with the Conference Officer, such as liaising internally on operational aspects and also externally with conference partners and delegates to ensure appropriate logistics are in place for the 21CCEM and associated parallel fora. The post holder will also ensure that arrangements are timeously communicated with the 21CCEM Planning Committee and the Education team. 
  • Manage sponsor, exhibitor, speaker and partner relationships to enhance the profile of the 21CCEM.
  • Oversee procurement processes, including negotiation and establishment of contracts.

The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 54 member governments and provides guidance on policymaking, technical assistance and advisory services to Commonwealth member countries.  We support governments to help achieve sustainable, inclusive and equitable development.

To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country and have the right to live and work in the UK.

If you feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply using the buttons below.

The closing date is 23 April 2020, 17:00pm BST.

Apply here!

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