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Reference: 60343

Date Added: 12 April 2017
Closing Date: 21 April 2017

Job Title: Policy Researcher

Working For: Unite Students

Location: Bristol

Salary: Depending up on experience

Job Details

A Policy Researcher is required to join our Communications team in central Bristol for a period of 4 months.

WHAT THE POLICY RESEARCHER JOB INVOLVES
The priority of this project is to deepen our understanding of developments in the higher education sector.

Working closely with our University Partnerships and Student Services teams, you’ll design and put in place an intelligence gathering regime that:
Enhances management’s understanding of day-to-day developments in the policy landscape
Ensures management has foresight of upcoming developments and actual or potential future scenarios
Provides a comprehensive and nuanced picture of the agendas and political undercurrents that are driving the policy debate
Provides insight into the personalities and priorities of key policy makers, thought leaders and opinion-formers

WHAT WE LOOK FOR
Strong analytical capabilities
Track record of working on complex research assignments involving the consolidation of different types of information
Good understanding of the political environment, regulation and policy-making processes
Strong interest and ideally with a networks of contacts within the higher education sector
Experience of presenting information to stakeholders at all levels

ABOUT UNITE STUDENTS
We offer safe, high quality and bills-inclusive homes for around 50,000 students in 140 properties, across 28 university cities, working with 60 Universities.

Our 1,250 employees are committed to listening to our students and growing our business to anticipate and nurture their needs. Investors in People (IiP) recently awarded us 'Gold Status' an accolade which recognises that Unite Students offers a great place to work with a clear commitment to developing employees. We are also accredited as a Living Wage employer by The Living Wage Foundation.

Unite Students is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people of all ages, ethnicities, disabilities, religions or sexual orientations.

Closing Date: 21 April 2017

Interview/Start Dates

To be confirmed.

Application Details

Please apply by clicking on the link http://recruitment.unite-group.co.uk/jobs/communications/bristol/policy-researcher-4-months/6972/.

Website: http://www.unitestudents.com/

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