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Home Office: Overseas Aid

Question for Home Office

UIN 49891, tabled on 20 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when her Department first appointed a Director of Official Development Assistance, and what the (a) salary and (b) job description is for that position.

Answered on

2 June 2020

Currently the Home Office does not have a dedicated Director of Official Development Assistance (ODA). The ODA work falls under the remit of the International Directorate, and the International Director.

A new role of Director of Official Development Assistance has been created, and the vacancy is live on the Civil Service jobs website. The closing deadline for this application is 17th June.

The role is to build and lead a new ODA Directorate for the Home Office and enact transformative change to focus the Department’s activities on strategic upstream interventions.

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