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Reference: 72209

Date Added: 6 August 2019
Closing Date: 20 August 2019

Job Title: Senior Policy Advisor

Working For: Federation of Small Businesses

Location: London

Salary: £42,469

Job Details

FSB is seeking an experienced policy professional to lead on trade, regulation and data. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the policy team of the UK’s leading small business campaigning group. You’ll join a talented, high-functioning and supportive policy team, setting the strategic direction in your policy area, carrying out primary research, and engaging directly with senior stakeholders and influencers.

Small firms must be empowered by well-designed regulation, access to data and, for those that trade internationally, able to import and export easily. These are high profile policy areas within the context of Brexit and Government’s commitment to deregulation.

In this role, you’ll carry out research, seeking the views of FSB members, and produce comprehensive policy reports for publications. You’ll need to provide an authoritative voice to Government, regulators and stakeholders, including BEIS, DIT, DExEU, HMT and Better Regulation Executive and Health and Safety Executive on trade and regulation issues.

The ideal candidate will have proven policy experience gained through employment in one of the following: UK Political Party, UK Civil Service, UK Parliament, policy/public affairs post. They will also have excellent analytical skills, including strong numerical and statistical skills. The ability to present clear and concise information to a variety of different stakeholders is essential.

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to provide at interview stage their highest education certificates as listed on their CV and verification of their eligibility to work in the UK.

The policy of FSB is that all job applicants and employees shall be given equal opportunities in all the areas of employment. This means that job applicants and employees will not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, colour, race, ethnic origin, religious beliefs or disability. Neither will they be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be relevant to the job.

Closing Date: 20 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to hr.recruitment@fsb.org.uk.

Applicants are advised to apply early, we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email.

All applications to be received by the closing date; any applications received after this date will be held on file for a maximum of 3 months and reviewed if the first round of applicants are unsuccessful.

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

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