International Development Officer

Royal Academy of Engineering
Up to £29,000 pa + excellent benefits
Closing date: 6 August 2019
Job Type: Paid
Location: London
You will work closely with educators, professional bodies, industry representatives and international stakeholders to address the engineering skills and capacity challenges in sub-Saharan Africa.

Help us promote and strengthen engineering in sub-Saharan Africa.

Engineering is at the heart of our future: transforming ideas and materials into global infrastructure, products and services that increase the wealth and health of our economy and society. As the UK’s national academy for engineering, we bring together the discipline’s finest minds to promote excellence and champion innovation.

Supporting the delivery of the Higher Education Partnerships in sub-Saharan Africa and the GCRF Africa Catalyst programmes, you will play a key role in their delivery and evolution. By providing grant and awardee management support, promoting and marketing the programme, and maintaining and identifying relationships with key stakeholders, you will be central to the programmes’ successful delivery. In addition, you will be involved in providing event and travel coordination and tracking spend and conducting research.

You will work closely with educators, professional bodies, industry representatives and international stakeholders to address the engineering skills and capacity challenges in sub-Saharan Africa, with projects ranging from skills development through industry-academia partnerships to promoting underrepresented groups in engineering.

You will have outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills, a good level of computer literacy and a proven ability to operate effectively against strict deadlines. You must be interested in international development, capacity building projects and engineering, and dedicated to working in a fast-paced, international environment, delivering and supporting high-quality programmes.

In return, we offer an excellent package of benefits including a non-contributory pension scheme, BUPA cash plan, private medical insurance, subsidised restaurant, regular social activities, health and wellbeing programmes and flexible working, as well as significant investment into your personal and professional development.

If you would like to know more, please download the recruitment pack from our website: www.raeng.org.uk/jobs

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday, 6th August 2019.

Interview date: Friday, 30th August 2019.

The Royal Academy of Engineering is an equal opportunity employer and values the diversity and different perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds bring to their work. It is the Academy's policy to ensure that no job applicant or employee is disadvantaged or receives less favorable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 

In recognition of our continued dedication to workplace diversity and inclusion, the Academy has been named one of the Inclusive Top 50 Employers in the UK. We are also a Disability Confident Committed employer.

Region: London and the southeast
Location: London
Sector: Funding Management Monitoring, evaluation and learning Projects and programmes

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If you would like to know more, please download the recruitment pack from our website: www.raeng.org.uk/jobs

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