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Reference: 75332

Date Added: 27 June 2020
Closing Date: 20 July 2020

Job Title: Research Officer

Working For: Alex Chalk MP (Cheltenham)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Job Details

  • A keen eye for detail
  • Assist the Research Manager with constituency casework
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn about the constituency
  • Help draft amendments for reports and prepare briefing material
  • Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure Member is accurately informed on key issues
  • Monitor local and national media and social media updating the MP on any trends 
  • Respond to constituency enquiries
  • Undertake research on relevant subjects as directed
  • Work with colleagues in communications/casework to identify potential impacts from the research work and disseminate them effectively.

Pay dependent on experience, but in line with IPSA payscales.

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 July 2020

Interview/Start Dates

If a suitable candidate is found, this role may be closed prior to the closing date advertised.

Anticipated start date will be 1 September 2020

Application Details

Please apply in writing with a cover letter and cv to Lorraine Freeman, Administration Manager at lorraine.freeman@parliament.uk 

Website: http://www.alexchalk.com

Additional Notes