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Reference: 65594

Date Added: 16 April 2018
Closing Date: 16 May 2018

Job Title: Policy Advisor

Working For: Innovate Finance

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

About Innovate Finance

Innovate Finance is an independent membership association that represents the UK's global FinTech community. We are a not-for-profit that advances the country's leading position in the financial services sector by supporting the next generation of technology-led financial services innovators.

About the Policy Associate role

The successful candidate will:

- Support and work alongside the Head of Policy & Regulation, to provide public policy and regulatory research and guidance.

- Monitor horizon-scan policy, finance and tech developments with the view to producing briefing documents.

- Have excellent communication skills and will produce written content in the FinTech space internally and externally via updates, presentations, newsletters and minute-taking.

- Support in the development of policy positions, including helping to draft consultation responses on behalf of members.

- Help with admin and coordination and to deliver plan aspects of relevant events including high-level roundtables with senior policy stakeholders, both nationally and internationally.

-  Support the policy team with ad hoc research where required. This may involve responding to work on talent, skills and migration post-Brexit, upcoming pieces of regulation, and helping with regional FinTech activity outside of London.

- Help to manage the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on FinTech which involves; website engagement, organising meetings and minutes and helping to develop a pipeline of activity.

About you

- You are strategically minded and have excellent analytical skills coupled with sharp public policy / political judgement

- Are confident to work well autonomously without the need for micromanagement.

- Confidence communicating both verbally and in writing to a variety of audiences and ensuring content is tailored. Have excellent political awareness and the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to senior colleagues and stakeholders

- A sound understanding of legislative policy and the ability to coordinate political engagement across UK parliament.

Closing Date: 16 May 2018

Interview/Start Dates

We are looking to find a suitable candidate for this position by close of April, with a late May / early June start.

Application Details

Send all applications to: policy@innovatefinance.com

Website: http://www.innovatefinance.com

Additional Notes