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Programme Coordinator – Maldives

June 05th, 2019
Location: Male, Maldives
Contract type: Full Time Fixed term contract for service
Contract length: July 2019 – March 2021 (Subject to funding)
Starting salary: Rs 18,000 – Rs 19,500 pcm (depending on skills and experience 



The Programme

Westminster Foundation for Democracy’s (WFD) programme in Maldives aims to support and strengthen the role and functions of Parliament, Parliamentary Committees, the Speaker’s Office and the rules and processes of Parliament and to promote multi-stakeholder engagement with Parliament.  WFD also supports Independent Institutions and Civil Society organisations.  In doing so, WFD works with parliamentarian officials in the UK and in Maldives, independent institutions, civil society organisations and other stakeholders.  Gender equality, human rights, inclusivity and support for thematic areas wherever appropriate (e.g. reconciliation) are integrated in the work we do.

The Maldives Programme will be implemented by WFD’s team in Sri Lanka with the support of WFD’s Asia Team and relevant WFD business units in London.  The Maldives Programme coordinator responsibilities will include programme design, administration and implementation

Programme Coordinator

The Programme Coordinator supports the Country Representative by focusing on the programme design and implementation; identifying and co-coordinating relevant activities with partner and other implementing agencies (e.g. UNDP, USAID, CPA UK). The post will provide administrative and logistical support, prepare and disseminate project documentation, assist in the preparation of the narrative and financial reports, collect monitor and evaluate data and communicate project successes and achievements.

The core skills and experience we are looking for are;

  • Extensive project management, administration, evaluation, monitoring experience
  • Financial and budget management experience – competent using Excel and producing financial reports
  • Knowledge of the local parliamentary system, political background and the challenges of democracy in the country.
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Fluent English (written and oral)and in Dhivehi 
  • Credibility and confidence in communication and networking
  • Degree level in a relevant discipline
  • Ability and confidence to multi-task in an international environment


For more information, please download the job description.

This is a locally based field role, applicants must be eligible to work in the relevant location.

 How to Apply

Download and complete the application form, email your application form to by the closing date. Please state clearly the JOB TITLE, LOCATION and YOUR NAME in the email subject when submitting your application.

Closing Date23.59 (GMT) 19th June 2019.


Appointments are made on merit and based on fair and open competition. This statement is for information only and does not form part of a contract. Please note: due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be notified


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