The Fellowship is recruiting a Programme Coordinator, apply now.

The Oxford Policy Fellowship Programme Coordinator role is an opportunity to be involved in a unique and exciting programme that supports governments across Africa and Asia in achieving their law and policy objectives.

We are offering an interesting and exciting opportunity to work as a Programme Coordinator in our dynamic and fun team, where you will provide key operational support to the programme through administrative, logistical and financial management. You will ensure the high-quality delivery of the programme to scope, on time and within budget. You will work closely with the Programme Manager to support the Fellowship in its annual cycle: engagement with government partners, recruitment of Fellows, planning of the Annual Meeting and deployment of Fellows.

Main Tasks

The successful candidate can expect to be involved in the following:

  • Administration of the Oxford Policy Fellowship in its entirety, including providing all logistical and financial administration support to the programme.
  • Supporting the Fellows: developing a productive relationship with them and ensuring their wellbeing throughout their postings, providing pastoral care as and when issues arise and ensuring their security at all time.
  • Coordinating the annual recruitment of new Fellows: from the call for applications through to booking candidates’ travel to attend interviews, through to deployment of our Fellows’ to country.
  • Planning and coordinating Fellowship events, including the Annual Meeting and the new Fellow induction training.

Skills and experience

You will have:

  • Demonstrable experience working on complex projects, and a strong desire to learn and develop
  • Excellent project administration, financial management and coordination skills.
  • Clear and professional communication skills.
  • Proactive with a track record of supporting others.
  • Flexibility and initiative to autonomously manage a changing workload.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with a solution-driven attitude.
  • High calibre organisational and problem-solving skills, and an analytical and dynamic approach to programme coordination.

In order to be considered for this vacancy, you must have the current right to work in the UK. We offer a rewarding, interesting and collaborative work environment and excellent benefits including 30 days holiday entitlement and a good pension scheme.

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To submit an application please fill out the form online on the OPM website and submit the requested documents. We cannot accept applications submitted via email. Applications will close on 7th October 2018 at 23:59.


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Thank you for considering the Oxford Policy Fellowship and we look forward to receiving your application.


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