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Project Assistant, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch (CPA UK)

Permanent - Pay Band D1

This is an exciting appointment in a busy and dynamic office in the heart of Parliament and Whitehall. The Project Assistant will help the team in planning and running its annual multilateral projects and programmes for parliamentarians, parliamentary officials, academics and other stakeholders. Projects range in thematics, from parliamentary practice and procedure to sustainable development. There is a clear emphasis on administrative work in this role.

Full details including the job description and job specification can be found here.

To apply, please send in typescript or in clear manuscript in black or blue ink:

  1. A full CV
  2. A covering letter, demonstrating your suitability for all the criteria listed in the person specification in Section E of the job description. 

Please note if you are invited to interview, your suitability will be assessed by the core competencies required; these are set out in Section D.

Please send the covering letter and full CV to:

Jane Ajao
CPA UK Branch
Westminster Hall
Houses of Parliament
London SW1A 0AA
Email to:

The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 30 July 2017. All submissions must be delivered by that time. Applicants are advised that late submissions will not be considered. 

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview week commencing Monday 7 August 2017. Please ensure that you provide an email address and telephone number on which you can be contacted. If you have not received an invitation to interview by 7 August 2017, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

It is hoped that the successful candidate will take up the role as soon as possible following completion of all relevant checks including security clearance.

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