Project Manager, Sport for Development and Peace

Salary: £49,717 pa + benefits

We have an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager, Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) to join our Economic Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate.

The Project Officer, Sport for Development and Peace is responsible for coordinating Commonwealth sport-related projects, encompassing technical assistance projects, capacity building and policy analysis and research. Support and advise on the development of national policy and strategies to enhance and protect the contribution of sport to sustainable development in Commonwealth member countries, support the Head of SDP in building and maintaining relationships with identified Ministries, key international organisations, sector stakeholders and programme partners.

To be considered, you will need to have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as sport, public administration, youth development or international development. A relevant post-graduate degree would be highly desirable. Candidates must have sound and demonstrated knowledge of, and professional experience of sport and development policy. 5 + years’ experience in managing sport and/or Sport development policy formulation and implementation. 5+ years’ experience in working in /with Government, intergovernmental or international NGO organisations. 5+ years’ experience managing projects involving multiple partners including governmental agencies or inter-governmental bodies. Please refer to the job description for full information.

The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 54 member governments and provides guidance on policy making, 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.

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

The closing date is Tuesday, 10 November 2020 at 17:00 GMT

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