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Reference: 75585

Date Added: 24 July 2020
Closing Date: 9 August 2020

Job Title: Senior Policy Adviser

Working For: The Electoral Commission

Location: London

Salary: £37,726 per annum

Job Details

Are you interested in bringing your analytical and problem-solving skills to an organisation that helps ensure confidence and trust in the UK’s elections?

The successful candidate
We are looking for an energetic, proactive and skilled policy professional to help us develop our policy agenda and contribute our expertise and insight to debates about the future of elections in the UK.

You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, on your own initiative, as well as part of a collaborative and dynamic team. You will have excellent knowledge of policy-making and legislative processes in one or more of the UK’s governments or legislatures; the ability to use evidence and problem-solving skills to develop creative policy approaches; and excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

You will be a confident and persuasive communicator with the skills to deliver impactful analysis aimed at both members of the public and policy-makers.

The role
You will work closely with all members of our policy team, but will be particularly responsible for developing and delivering the Commission’s political finance policy agenda. You will work with our research and regulatory teams to ensure that our policy analysis is evidence-based and deliverable; and with our legal team to ensure that legislative proposals are clear and workable.

To lead and inform the wider public debate about elections and political finance regulation you will also need to develop excellent working relationships with government officials and other stakeholders, including political parties and other regulators. You will work with our external communications team and our teams in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to respond to parliamentary business, and to ensure that legislation and debates across the UK are informed by the Commission’s expertise and experience.

Closing Date: 9 August 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 24 August 2020.

Application Details

If this role interests you please complete an application form via our website. https://careers.electoralcommission.org.uk/templates/electoral_commission/jobdetail.aspx?raparam=5A316630786354726C704876486F46474A3161684B6366467A636155766A4332

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

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