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Reference: 71817

Date Added: 9 July 2019
Closing Date: 22 July 2019

Job Title: Policy Research Officer

Working For: a client of Murray McIntosh

Location: London

Salary: Competitive with benefits

Job Details

My client, a well-established and respected organisation known for being an influential voice for a large number of UK businesses, are looking to bring on board a Policy Research Officer to their small and close-knit Policy, Research and External Affairs directorate.

This post-holder will work closely with other industry bodies, government and regulators to formulate a research base for the organisations policy positioning, essentially working to encouraging a policy environment that allows the growth of the UK Business as a whole.

This is a great opportunity for a graduate with post-degree/internship experience in a research/policy based position. You'll need an interst in business, politics, and demonstrate confidence writing research reports.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Identify and pursue opportunities to help shape policy positions
  • Coordinate briefings, speeches, presentations for Board-level professionals, internally and externally
  • Draft research reports and papers for publication
  • Work with events team colleagues to organise launch events for large-scale research projects
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts, liaising with stakeholders in a number of areas

The successful applicant will need:

  • Professional experience of having produced research papers – ideally a mixture of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Education to degree level – Politics/Economics focus is desirable
  • A solid understanding of what policy is and how it can be used to influence
  • Excellent written and presentation skills and to be comfortable engaging with senior leadership
  • Great analytical and report writing skills
  • High attention to detail


Closing Date: 22 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be taking place weeks commencing 22nd and 29th July. Applications will be reviewed prior to this to allow time for qualification.

Application Details

Please send your CV to tessamaychoudhry@murraymcintoshassociates.com

We endevour to repond to all applications, but dependent on volume, this may not be possible.

Website: https://www.murraymcintoshassociates.com/

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