Policy Officer - c£30,000 pa

  • Job Reference: PO-AD-L
  • Date Posted: 19 June 2019
  • Recruiter: Excel Recruitment
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Sector: Research and Policy
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Alice Duddridge
  • Email: Alice@xlrecruit.com
  • Telephone: 020 7404 1010

Job Description

A professional membership body based in Bedford are recruiting a Policy Engagement Officer on a temp to perm basis to ensure the organisation has correctly evidenced and current policy solutions.

Key responsibilities of the Policy Engagement Officer:

  • Support the development of policy solutions by managing evidence collection with stakeholders.
  • Analyse and undertake research in support of policy development.
  • Prepare policy papers, briefings and summaries suitable for a wide range of audiences and engaging and informative policy content for a variety of channels.
  • Contribute to the research and policy strategies of the organisation.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with advisors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required:

  • Experience working in a policy or engagement role in a membership or regulatory body.
  • Experience of developing policy content for distribution.
  • Experience of using research and analysis to inform decisions.
  • Project management experience.
  • Familiarity with policy issues and an understanding of public policy creation.
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organised and the ability to meet challenging deadlines under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

If you are interested in this role and have the required skills and experience, please send your CV to Alice today.