Senior Policy Advisor Birmingham
Published: 29th December 2020
Location
London
Job Type
Consultant
Birmingham
Salary
£450 - 475 per day

Description

Role: Policy Advisor (SEO)

Contract Length: 30/4

Location: London or Home based

IR35: Inside

Salary: £475/day (umbrella)

Security Clearance: BPSS

Minimum Requirement:

1) Strong policy background

2) Public sector experience is essential

3) Experience delivering briefs within government

4) Operational delivery experience would also be considered

As a Senior Policy Advisor, you will exercise sound judgment and interpretative ability, often dealing with diverse problems. You will frequently interact with businesses or other Departments at a senior level, requiring a high degree of confidence and interpersonal skills. You will cultivate your own networks across government or industry and contribute significantly to high level decision making for business planning or policy implementation.

You should be enthusiastic about the work you do and encourage other team members to do the same. You’ll apply innovative thoughts when developing strategies or advising on policy formation which requires the ability to interact with senior leaders and stakeholders at all levels, where a strong set of interpersonal skills is essential.

Responsibilities

To be successful in this role you will need to have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to research problems, and the passion to solve them. You’ll work on designing, delivering and communicating policy, and work across organisational boundaries and professional disciplines to deliver results. You may be managing teams and their workloads and delegate tasks.

As a Senior Policy Adviser you will:

  • Be researching, organising and analysing perspectives, facts and data. Judgement and interpretative ability will be required where the issues are complex or conflicting
  • Be expected to weigh up a number of factors to produce constructive ideas and solutions, exercising discretion to make decisions
  • At times work independently on day-to-day issues. This may include providing technical or expert advice to feed into policy development
  • Develop expertise in the policy area and be the representative on the issue at internal and external meetings
  • Draft policy submissions and engage with Parliamentary activity
  • Support legislative development
  • Develop good working relationships with a variety of government departments and senior stakeholders
  • Contribute towards project planning and the creation of required project documentation

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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