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Reference: 70548

Date Added: 4 April 2019
Closing Date: 26 April 2019

Job Title: Policy Advisor

Working For: Business Services Association (BSA)

Location: London

Salary: circa £25,000 per annum

Job Details

The Business Services Association is a policy and research organisation. It brings together all those who are interested in delivering efficient, flexible and cost-effective service and infrastructure projects across the private and public sectors.

We are a growing organisation and are looking to recruit a Policy Advisor to contribute to our expanding policy programme.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as secretariat to a number of BSA committees, including setting agendas, writing committee papers, administering attendance and responding to inquiries.
  • Developing policy position papers and submitting evidence to government consultations.
  • Conducting original research, analysing data, interviewing stakeholders and assisting with the commissioning of external research.
  • Liaising closely with BSA members and developing relationships with interested parties.
  • Representing the BSA at third party conferences and events.
  • Assisting in administrative and wider duties as part of the small BSA team, including morning media monitoring.

Requirements include:

  • Proven experience of developing policy, ideally with expertise in public service management or corporate policy.
  • Understanding of the parliamentary process.
  • Proven ability to show initiative, and the flexibility to tackle a wide range of issues and new challenges.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and administrative skills, together with a flexible can-do attitude and willingness to learn from, and work with, a small and busy team.

Closing Date: 26 April 2019

Interview/Start Dates

To start as soon as possible.

Interviews will be arranged with individual candidates.

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter to Melanie Maxwell Scott, Director of Policy, at melanie.maxwellscott@bsa-org.com.

Website: http://www.bsa-org.com/about/

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