Documents and Information Officer

The Commonwealth Secretariat
London, United Kingdom
Apply by 14 March 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 8 March 2018

Job Description

The HR function is expected to continuously seek to align the Secretariat’s human capital capacity with its mission, capabilities and changing mandates to ensure that it carries out its functions effectively and efficiently. In addition, the HR Team develops and implements HR management policies, procedures and practices suitable for a modern international organization, taking into account the Secretariat’s needs, staff aspirations and good employer practices.

The Documents and Information Officer is responsible for working closely with the HR Business Partners and Advisers to manage the Human Resources registry system. He/she will provide support across the Secretariat and ensure that record retention policies are adhered to; information is safeguarded; and documents can be retrieved more effectively. To be considered for this role you must possess a secondary school education and City and Guilds Certificate or equivalent, and have at least eight years’ working experience with a minimum of three years’ experience in documents and information management.

The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 member governments and provides guidance on policy making, technical assistance and advisory services to Commonwealth member countries. We support governments to help achieve sustainable, inclusive and equitable development.

To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country and have the right to live and work in the UK.

The closing date is 14 March 2018, 5:00 pm GMT. Please apply on our website.

About the Organization

The Commonwealth Secretariat is the principal intergovernmental body of the Commonwealth, responsible for advancing and achieving the shared goals of the association’s 53 member governments in advancing democracy, development and respect for diversity. The Secretariat is headed by the Secretary-General who, as the Chief Executive of the organisation, is responsible and accountable for overall leadership, management and delivery.

More information

Application Guidelines - Documents and Information Officer.pdf