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Reference: 63305

Date Added: 2 November 2017
Closing Date: 16 November 2017

Job Title: Political Advisor to the Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensio

Working For: Labour Party

Location: London

Salary: Dependent on experience

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Political Advisor to the Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Debbie Abrahams.

The post holder will provide policy research, support and analysis in the given policy area to the Shadow Cabinet member, frontbench team and the Leader of the Labour Party, as part of the Policy directorate.

The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of the policy brief, excellent organisational skills, experience of preparing written and verbal briefing materials, experience of working within a political environment and with Parliamentary processes, and the ability to work proactively with a variety of stakeholders.

The Labour Party values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 16 November 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interview details to be confirmed.

Application Details

To apply for this role, please complete an application form and send this to paddavac@labour.org.uk.

Application materials can be found at: https://labour.org.uk/about/work-with-us/current-vacancies/current-vacancy-political-advisor-shadow-secretary-state-work-pensions-debbie-abrahams-x2/.

Website: http://www.labour.org.uk

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