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Deployments Officer position available

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Stabilisation Unit

The Stabilisation Unit is seeking a Deployments Officer to work on the Sub Saharan Africa region within the Deployments Team based in London, which has a key role supporting the UK government’s stabilisation activity overseas with provision of properly trained, prepared and deployed civilian experts.

The successful candidate will manage the end-to-end deployment of civilian experts (including Civil Servants and consultant contractors) and serving Police Officers to support the government’s stabilisation efforts in Fragile and Conflict Affected States. The candidate will be responsible for managing every step of the deployment process, ensuring that the deployee and parent Department is kept updated throughout the process, including recruitment, pre-deployment, training and briefing, security assessments of deployment location, and debriefings at the end of deployment. S/he will also have the opportunity to visit our deployed locations to gain first-hand experience of the environments where the Stabilisation Unit works.

Terms and How to apply

This is a permanent and pensionable Civil Service post, and will be subject to a six month probation period (for non-Civil Servants, or those Civil Servants that have not already passed their probation period). This job is based in London and open for external recruitment, so applications from non-Civil Servants are welcome.

Those interested will need to submit a competency based application form, along with an up to date CV to SUHR. For more information on how to apply, and further details on the role, please see Civil Service Jobs (reference 1449016).

Application deadline: 12 April 2015

Published 31 March 2015