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Reference: 72457

Date Added: 22 August 2019
Closing Date: 20 September 2019

Job Title: Policy Officer

Working For: APPG on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Location: London

Salary: Up to £25,000, depending on experience (part-time or full-time)

Job Details

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is recruiting a Policy Officer to help develop and shape ideas that the APPG can promote in Parliament. The APPG 4IR is one of the fastest-growing and active APPG’s in Westminster, hosting regular events and publishing material distributed to Parliamentarians.

The role of Policy Officer would include supporting all aspects of APPG’s work, but with a focus on developing policy ideas, organising events in Parliament, and producing written material relating to new technology and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The APPG is ideally looking for a candidate with experience of working within Parliament and the position is either part-time or full-time and supports flexible working.

Reporting to the Chairman of the APPG, the main duties will be to:
• Carry out research on the 4IR, future technology and related issues.
• Develop policies ideas for the APPG to promote in Parliament on how to respond to the challenges of the 4IR.
• Draft public letters, press releases and comment pieces for the APPG and its officers.
• Manage and update the APPG’s website.
• Update regularly the APPG’s social media pages.
• Help co-ordinate and organise APPG events that take place throughout the parliamentary year.

The ideal applicant will have:

• Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
• An in-depth knowledge and understanding of technology and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
• Experience of policy development.
• Initiative, the ability to work independently and unsupervised, and a willingness to work hard.
• A commitment to the goals and values of the APPG.
• Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 20 September 2019

Interview/Start Dates

An appointment may be made before the closing date.

Application Details

Please send a CV and cover letter, including two examples of written work (preferably on the 4IR or technology) to Alan.Mak.MP@Parliament.uk 

Website: http://www.appg-4ir.org/

Additional Notes