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Reference: 70800

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

Job Title: Senior Policy Officer

Working For: NCVO

Location: London

Salary: £40,337 per annum (rising to £42,414 after 1 year)

Job Details

Full-time (35 hours per week)
Permanent contract
Society Building, London N1

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Policy and Public Services team for an individual with solid experience of policy development and excellent communication skills.

In this key role, you will be responsible for NCVO’s policy analysis and development in a range of areas relevant to the voluntary sector and volunteering, with a particular focus on public service commissioning, procurement and funding policy and implementation in open public services.

You are responsible for the communication of NCVO’s policy positions to government and external stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Excellent policy analysis and writing skills, including speechwriting, writing briefings and developing policy from research and member engagement.
  • The confidence to engage and build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including those at senior level.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Works well both independently and as part of a team.

About NCVO

Each day, millions of people make a difference to the causes they believe in through voluntary organisations and volunteering.

This thriving voluntary sector and volunteer movement are essential for a better society – especially in times of challenge and change.

That’s why, inspired and empowered by our 14,000 members, NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering. We do this by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations, from the smallest community groups to the largest charities.

NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone. Charity No. 225922

Benefits for NCVO employees

NCVO offers attractive benefits including 25 days’ annual leave, subsidised gym membership, flexible working, generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme and training and development opportunities.

Closing Date: 17 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Deadline for applications: 9am on the closing date
Interviews: Friday 31 May 2019

Application Details

For more information and to apply, please visit our website using the following link: https://www.ncvo.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/job-ads/2531-senior-policy-officer-3

If you have any queries regarding our vacancies or experience any issues downloading or submitting your application form, please contact us via our website or phone us on 020 7520 2537 (24 hour voicemail).

Website: https://www.ncvo.org.uk/

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