The British Embassy Santiago needs to recruit a full-time Newton Fund Administrative Assistant. This exciting position is at the heart of developing a stronger and deeper relationship between the UK and Chile, an important priority for the UK government. This position is a key part of the UK’s ‘prosperity’ agenda – which focuses on economic issues broadly defined and aims to strengthen the bilateral relationship, for mutual benefit.
The successful candidate will provide administrative assistance on the Newton Fund, a new science and innovation fund to support collaboration between the UK and Chile. The UK is contributing £4m/year to the Fund for three years starting from 1 April 2014, with matched funding expected from Chile of an equal amount. The successful candidate will report to the Newton Officer, who leads on the fund in Chile. Visit our job opportunities page to learn more about this position.
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