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Reference: 66337

Date Added: 8 June 2018
Closing Date: 20 June 2018

Job Title: Senior Advisor

Working For: Lee Waters AM

Location: Cardiff Bay

Salary: £33,144 to £40,486

Job Details

To provide strategic advice and assistance to the Assembly Member for Llanelli. The post holder will assist in developing policy and in scrutinizing legislation, policy and expenditure.

The Senior Advisor will provide political advice as well as leading on research, external engagement, policy development and media relations. They will also manage other members of the AM’s staff.

Main Duties

  • Providing expert advice – developing policies and strategies in number of fields
  • Advising on issues of policy, finance and legislation before the Assembly and any other aspect of Assembly Business
  • Identifying local, national and international issues of relevance to Assembly business and briefing the Member accordingly

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience of working effectively within a political environment, including resolving complex issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Specialist knowledge in a relevant field, and experience of developing policies and strategies within this field

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent

You are advised to read the full Job and Person Specification before applying for this post

Closing Date: 20 June 2018

Interview/Start Dates

  • Interview date: TBC
  • Start date: 28 August 2018

Application Details

For more information and an application form go to http://www.assembly.wales/en/gethome/working/am-support-jobs/Pages/MBS-011-18.aspx
To apply, submit an application form (CVs optional) to Lee.Waters@assembly.wales

Website: http://www.leeforllanelli.wales/

Additional Notes