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Reference: 70797

Date Added: 23 April 2019
Closing Date: 17 May 2019

Job Title: Policy Officer

Working For: University of Portsmouth

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £30,395-£34,189

Job Details

Professional Services

Employment type: Permanent
Employment basis: Full time
Post number: ZZ005215

In May 2016 the University created a policy and public affairs function to support the Vice-Chancellor. Since then the work has expanded so a Policy Officer’s position has been created to assist the Strategic Policy Adviser in his role supporting the Vice-Chancellor and senior management team.

The role would suit someone who is interested in a career in public affairs or public policy, who is interested in Higher Education policy and who is intellectually curious. Candidates must also be able to adapt to changing circumstances and be able to develop good relationships with people at different levels of organisations.

If you would like to arrange an informal conversation about the role before submitting an application please contact Ayesha Duvall on 023 9284 3116 or email dean.machin@port.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 17 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: 31 May 2019

Application Details

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, click the apply link below and apply on-line.


If you wish, you may submit a CV in addition to the application form.

It is the policy of the University to only accept applications submitted using the University’s application form.

All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.

Anyone shortlisted will be required to submit a short briefing note by 1159pm, 27 May 2019 on the main challenges facing universities in the UK. (More precise details will be given on shortlisting.)

Website: https://www.port.ac.uk/

Additional Notes