Programme Support Officer

Salary: £29,189 + excellent benefits
Contract: Full-time, fixed term (18 months with possibility of extension)
Based: London, UK

The purpose of this post is to provide comprehensive programme support to the Peacebuilding Advisory Unit (PAU), a department comprised of thematic and technical strands relating to Alert’s peacebuilding work, such as gender, economic development, natural resources and climate change. This role is central in providing cross departmental coordination and support on financial, administrative, and programming tasks that contribute to the outputs of the team and the programme more widely.

The role reports to the team's Senior Programme Finance & Support Officer, and will carry out knowledge management and monitoring, finance, and programme coordination and support to PAU, as well as receive exposure to the design and fundraising of proposals.

These are some of the requirements for the job. For more details please read the job description

To apply, please click the button below and submit an up-to-date CV and a short (1-2 page) statement on why you consider yourself to be a strong candidate, including how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification.


As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a Work Permit for this role, all job applicants should already have the right to work in the UK.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore shortlisting and interviews may commence prior to the closing date. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31 March 2020 at 11:59pm (UK time).

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.