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Reference: 70891

Date Added: 30 April 2019
Closing Date: 17 May 2019

Job Title: International Project Manager

Working For: British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union

Location: London

Salary: Starting salary £30,452 per annum

Job Details

Main Purpose of Job: To manage and provide advice as a staff member of the BGIPU Secretariat on inter-parliamentary project activities in pursuit of the British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union’s aim to advance the parliamentary dimension of Britain’s foreign relations.

Primary Tasks:

A) Project management: Working individually and in small teams, manage projects related to the BGIPU’s activities in the IPU, including promoting the parliamentary dimension of international relations and the global contribution of inter-parliamentary dialogue and exchange. This would include devising project budgets and ensuring cost-effective management of key inter-parliamentary activities.

B) International and Parliamentary Knowledge: Engage in broad-based international relations work, particularly through managing inward bilateral delegation visits to the UK Parliament and outward visits to counterpart parliaments overseas.

C) Policy and Research Skills: Provide policy advice and undertake research activities of relevance to inter-parliamentary issues, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of specific international relations issues.

D) Communications, Outreach and Advocacy Skills: Contribute to BGIPU’s outreach and communications work, including active engagement with key stakeholders such as authorities in both Houses, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the UK-based diplomatic community and intergovernmental and non-government organisations.

Further details of the job description are available on the BGIPU website: http://www.bgipu.org/about-us/who-we-are/vacanices/

Closing Date: 17 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to be held in May/June 2019 for commencement of employment in July subject to relevant notice periods and security clearance.

Application Details

Interested applicants should aim to provide a CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 x A4 pages covering relevant qualifications, experience and demonstrating they possess the required skills and attributes as indicated in the job description. Applications should be sent to the BGIPU Finance & Administration Manager, Alex Milsom by email as follows: milsoma@parliament.uk by the closing date.

Website: http://www.bgipu.org

Additional Notes