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Reference: 63553

Date Added: 20 November 2017
Closing Date: 8 December 2017

Job Title: Policy & Research Officer (Labour Group)

Working For: Merton Council

Location: London

Salary: £40,086 - £42,876 per annum

Job Details

We are looking for an experienced self starter to provide policy and research support to the Leader of the Council and elected Labour councillors in Merton, which is aiming to be London’s best council. This is an exciting role working closely with the Leader, Cabinet and other Labour councillors to manage a busy Labour Group office and offer support in developing and implementing policy at an innovative and aspirational local authority.

Ideally with previous experience of working with politicians and senior managers, you will have excellent interpersonal, research and analysis, and communication skills, with strong political awareness and the ability to manage staff.

The post is based in the Civic Centre. Some evening work will be required, for which there will be time off in-lieu. The Council also operates a flexible hours policy.

Closing Date: 8 December 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on 18th December 2017.

Application Details

Please apply on our website at https://recruitment.tal.net/vx/lang-en-GB/mobile-0/appcentre-7/brand-5/candidate/so/pm/9/pl/10/opp/5086-Policy-and-Research-Officer-Labour-Group-Ref-5086/en-GB.
For an informal discussion call Deirdre Costigan on 0208 545 3989 or email deirdre.costigan@merton.gov.uk.

Website: http://www.merton.gov.uk

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