Senior Programme Officer – Cybersecurity and Global ICT Agenda Coordination

Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 11

Position description

The Technical Support and Consultancy division of the CTO provides technical support for members as well as undertake consultancy work. Cybersecurity is a key focus area of the CTO and international coordination is one of the main services the CTO delivers to its members.

The Senior Programme Officer – Cybersecurity and Global ICT Agenda Coordination will be a key position within the Technical Support and Consultancy division. In that role, working from home on the basis of one day per week, you will be responsible to contribute to the Cybersecurity work of the CTO as well as to assist in the coordination of the Commonwealth’s position in Global ICT agenda, with the support of other resources. For full information please see the job description.


  • Educated to degree level in engineering, telecommunications or any other ICT related subject;
  • Good understanding of and exposure to Global ICT issues such as at the ITU or ICANN;
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Proven ability to prioritise workload and to meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently as well as in a team;
  • Attention to detail and highly resourceful;
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of responsibility, discretion and confidentiality;
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
  • Experience at an international or regional organisation is preferred.

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