Date Added: 31 January 2020
: 23 February 2020
Job Title: Senior Policy Advisor (Finance and Tax)
Working For: Federation of Small Businesses
Hours: Full Time
FSB is seeking an experienced policy professional with a rich understanding of UK policy relating to finance and tax. In this role, you will assume responsibility for developing FSB’s policy position on high-profile areas such as tackling poor payment practice, advocating a fair and simple tax system, access to finance and better business banking.
FSB is the UK’s leading business organisation with an unparalleled voice to those in power. You will have the opportunity to undertake primary research and develop policy research papers to be used across the FSB network. As the successful candidate, you’ll have the opportunity to work closely with small business members and external stakeholders, including MPs, civil servants (within the HM Treasury and BEIS) and small business owners from across the UK. In addition to this, you’ll be working with FSB’s policy, public affairs, EU and media teams, as well as FSB’s local regional and devolved teams.
You’ll need a thorough awareness of policy and the wider macroeconomic environment as you identify key policy issues facing FSB. The ability to conduct, analyse and present research is essential in this role. Your expertise will be relied upon as you make recommendations to FSB’s Policy Committee members, senior staff and the FSB Policy Director regarding relevant policy issues and campaigns.
Please refer to the FSB website for the full Job Description and Person Specification.
Established over 45 years ago to help our members succeed in business, we are a non-profit making organisation that’s run by members, for members. As experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services, including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Our aim is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.
Our lobbying arm starts with the work of our team in Westminster which focuses on UK and English policy issues. In addition to this, our expert teams in Glasgow, Cardiff and Belfast work with governments, elected members and decision-makers in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Closing Date: 23 February 2020
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.
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.
To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to HR.Recruitment@fsb.org.uk