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Reference: 74061

Date Added: 9 January 2020
Closing Date: 22 January 2020

Job Title: Programme Officer

Working For: The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Location: London

Salary: £29,646 - £31,145

Job Details

Are you interested in enhancing the reputation of the UK and nurturing future leaders through scholarships? Can you demonstrate a strong track record in customer service? Would you like to apply these skills to supporting students with a combination of enrichment, administrative and communications priorities? If so, you could gain valuable experience as a Programme Officer - UK at the Chevening Scholarships Secretariat.

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) hosts the Chevening Secretariat– the global scholarship programme of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). Established in 1983, these scholarships support Master’s-level study at UK universities for 1,500 – 2,000 individuals each year. The scholarships are currently offered in 140 countries in most regions of the world (excluding the United States of America and the European Union).

Chevening Scholarships support FCO public diplomacy objectives by attracting individuals who have demonstrated clear leadership potential in their home regions. Award holders are selected by Embassies and High Commissions in their home countries, following a rigorous competitive process. Chevening scholars are encouraged to remain in touch with the UK throughout their life, and Chevening boasts an alumni base of over 50,000 individuals, with many returning home to reach positions of influence in a range of sectors.

Closing Date: 22 January 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: 3 February 2020

Deadline for applications is 12pm (GMT)

Application Details

Full details on how to apply and to download the document can be found here https://www.acu.ac.uk/about-us/careers/programme-officer-uk-chevening/ 

Please send the application form, covering letter, CV and completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form by email to recruitment@acu.ac.uk. Please indicate in the subject line of your email that you are applying for the post of Programme Officer – UK (Chevening).

Website: http://www.acu.ac.uk/

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