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Job Category: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Programme Roles)
Job Subcategory: Private Office
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities): This role offers the opportunity to work at the heart of a large and busy embassy, with exposure to a range of policy and leadership issues.
You will work within the Private Office team as the Executive Assistant to the Development Director and reporting directly to the Private Secretary to the Ambassador.
Together, you will play a central role in the delivery of the embassy Country Plan, through secretariat support to the Country Board, Senior Leadership team, and the Delivery Board.
You will build relationships with stakeholders across the embassy’s teams working on development and external partners in government, NGOs, and other donors to help the Development Director focus on priorities and make effective decisions.
This position is an exciting opportunity for someone who is comfortable taking the lead on a new piece of work the elements of which will evolve over time. The job holder will also be expected to have a strong focus on delivering and improving, using feedback and other monitoring techniques to spot opportunities to make the Boards even more effective.
No staff or resources managed directly however the position is critical to the delivery of the Embassy’s Country Business Plan.
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