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Reference: 76887

Date Added: 22 December 2020
Closing Date: 17 January 2021

Job Title: Policy & Research Manager, Political Advisor

Working For: UK100

Location: London

Salary: See Job Descriptions

Job Details

Do you want to play a key role in supporting and enabling local leaders to advocate and implement ambitious action to tackle the climate emergency and air pollution?

UK100 Cities Network is expanding to take advantage of the huge year ahead as local leaders and City Mayors face elections, new legislation works its way through UK Parliament and as the world focuses on the UK hosted Climate Summit in November 2021.

We have vacancies for motivated, enthusiastic and skilled people to join the UK100 team.

We are currently recruiting for two roles:

Policy and Research Manager: to manage the design, delivery and evaluation of UK100's ambitious policy and research programme that increases ambitious action by national, regional and local government and ensure that local leaders are placed at the heart of the UK’s Net Zero climate action plans.

In the role you’ll be working with others in UK100 to deliver an ambitious programme that manages research, produces briefings, communicates best practice, responds to consultations and collaborates with stakeholders to support ambitious local action on Net Zero.

Please see the link here for more details:https://www.uk100.org/sites/default/files/2020-12/Policy_%26_Research_Manager_2021_UK100JD.pdf

Political Advisor: to engage with parliamentarians and local government leaders (including Metro mayors) to continue the broadening and deepening of the cross-party appeal of UK100's network of local leaders, and to deliver political influencing strategies that put the voice of local leaders at the forefront of advocacy for ambitious action on Net Zero. 

In the role you’ll be providing and maintaining high quality political analysis that supports close working with our network of local government leaders to inform and influence political decisions on Net Zero that will have impact for generations.

We are looking for someone with strong political connections and networks, who understands government decision-making, with an instinct for aligning environmental issues with the priorities of the government of the day.

Please see the link here for more details: https://www.uk100.org/sites/default/files/2020-12/Political_Advisor_2021_UK100JD.pdf 

Closing Date: 17 January 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: To be held virtually in week commencing 18th January 2021

Application Details

Application Details: Please send a CV (max 2 pages) and a cover letter that sets out how you would take forward the role and what you see as the main priorities (max 1 page) to: jobs@uk100.org

Website: https://www.uk100.org/

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