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Programme Officer Technical Advisory Unit (TAU) – London

October 11th, 2019
Location: London
Contract type: Full-time Fixed Term 
Contract length: Until March 2021
Salary Range: £23,300 – £28,400.

Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) was established in 1992. It has 30 offices: Operating worldwide across Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Asia. With $17 million: projected revenue in 2019-2020 and 140+ staff employed around the world WFD continues to deliver impressive democracy strengthening programmes with a range of global partnerships including: DFID, FCO and Westminster Parliament.

WFD is seeking an experienced programme officer to join the Technical Advisory Unit (TAU) in our London offices.

Programme Officer Technical Advisory Unit (TAU) – London

The Programme Officer provides logistic, administrative and financial support to the Director of Programmes and the Technical Advisory Unit (TAU), currently made up of four full time experts and a one part time expert.

Reporting to the Director of Programmes, this is a varied and busy position and will provide;

  • Efficient administrative and financial assistance,  helping with research, business development, and elections.
  • Logistic services, arranging travel (flights, hotels, visas, per diem, reconciling of receipts, coordinating with WFD’s travel agency) for the Director and the TAU team
  • Support for financial reconciliations/paperwork
  • Assistance with organising WFD’s special events and workshops organised by the TAU
  • Additional support to other members of the regional teams and the research/monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) department as required.

We are looking for are someone with the following skills and experience;

  • Significant experience providing logistic, administration and finance support to teams
  • Highly organised and efficient with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Flexible, proactive and able to work independently.


This is a UK based role; candidates must have eligibility to work in the UK.  

For more information about the position, please download the Job Description, by clicking on the job title below;

  1. Programme Officer Technical Advisory Unit (TAU)  – London


How to Apply

Email your CV with a cover letter telling us why you are applying and what makes you a strong candidate for the position to by the closing date. Please state clearly the JOB TITLE, LOCATION and YOUR NAME in the email subject when submitting your application.

Closing Date: 23.55 (GMT) 30th October 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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