Working at WFD

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With programmes in over 30 countries and an incredibly diverse workforce of over 40 nationalities worldwide, Westminster Foundation for Democracy offers a working culture and environment where staff can grow, develop and take advantage of the unique opportunities available working for a dynamic, international organisation.

At WFD we believe that our most important asset is our people. Our current workforce of over 100 staff contribute to realising WFD’s vision: the universal establishment of legitimate and effective, multi-party, representative democracy. Whether implementing programmes, providing technical expertise, evaluating impact, conducting research or offering corporate business support, we have an extremely passionate and committed team.  

At WFD we learn from each other. With a vast amount of in-house expertise and access to unique and exclusive networks, WFD provides staff with opportunities and experiences to develop both personally and professionally.

If you are looking to work for an organisation that aims to make a difference and where you feel your contribution is valued, join our team at WFD!

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Current vacancies

Education Thematic Expert

Location: Nay Pyi Taw, Burma/Myanmar Contract type: Consultancy opportunity Remuneration: Daily rate Duration: Maximum 35 days over 6 months (with possible extension) Expected starting date: December 2018 The Programme The Union Parliament of Myanmar and [...]

Regional Director Asia

Based in Victoria, London (with approximately one week of travel every 6 to 8 weeks) Full Time – Fixed Term Contract of Services Until March 2021 Salary range: £56,199 - £69,093 gross per annum Plus [...]

Programme Manager – Ukraine

Location: Based in Kiev, Ukraine (with occasional national and international travel) Contract type: Full-time Fixed Term Contract of Service Contract length: Until March 2021 (6 months probational period) Salary range: £1,300 - £1,600 gross per month The [...]

Staff Testimonials

Anju Odedra
Anju Odedra Finance Business Partner, MENA & Asia - London
I joined WFD as the Management Accountant and now work as the Finance Business Partner for MENA/Asia regions. The new role has allowed me to develop my strategic and commercial skills in finance……
Everyone really works together as a team at WFD and the flexible work environment enables you to manage our own time and workload…a mature approach which I feel contributes to a happy working environment and also encourages productivity.
Damir Neziri
Damir Neziri Country Representative Macedonia
WFD has a very open, supportive and empowering culture, where everyone regardless of position gets to contribute and where potential is recognised…..
I joined WFD as programme administrator but have since progressed to coordinator then Programme Manager and now Country Representative. WFD is a great example that working in politics and contributing to democratic development can be both creative and fun!
Sara Habachi
Sara Habachi Senior Programme Manager, Levant (Jordan)
The best thing about my job at WFD is the diversity of the work. For us democracy dorks being able to work one day on developing library and research capacity and the next to look at national and international legislation combatting violence against women is a fantastic experience with constant personal learning….
I joined WFD at the end of 2015 as the Programme Officer for MENA, after 7 months I was promoted to Programme Manager MENA and one year later I relocated to Amman, Jordan to continue my PM position from the region and to experience national office dynamics first hand. WFD supports staff to grow and develop personally and professionally at every opportunity!
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