Date Added: 21 February 2021
: 7 March 2021
Job Title: Deputy Head of Policy (Wales)
Working For: Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
Salary: £37,851 plus competitive benefits
Length of Contract: Permanent
FSB is seeking an experienced policy professional to assist in driving the FSB Wales policy operation and to ensure that the interests of FSB members are represented to the Senedd/Welsh Parliament committees.
In this role, you will support the Head of Policy identify, research, develop and promote policy positions on Welsh policy issues. You will be required to brief and act as an advisor on key policy issues for the Welsh Policy Chair and members.
This role will also support the wider Welsh team lobbying and advocate FSB policy to key stakeholders including politicians, Ministers and civil servants. We’re looking for someone with the ability to produce briefings and articles for both internal and external publication. This role may also require the postholder to provide interviews to broadcast media.
We’re looking for someone with proven experience in one of the following: Welsh Political party, Welsh Civil Service, Senedd/Welsh parliament, policy or public affairs research and monitoring post. You will have a thorough knowledge of the political processes and systems of the Welsh Government. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills and the ability to carry out survey work and statistical analyst. Strong presentation skills are also required.
As experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services and a powerful voice in government. Our aim is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.
FSB is the UK’s leading business campaigner, focused on delivering change which supports smaller businesses to grow and succeed. Our lobbying arm starts with the work of our team in Westminster which focuses on UK and English policy issues. Further to this, our expert teams in Glasgow, Cardiff and Belfast work with governments, elected members and decision-makers in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
FSB is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusion across gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, colour, race, ethnic origin, religious beliefs and disability. We believe that diversity and inclusion in our team is integral to our success in supporting the UK’s vast array of small businesses.
Closing Date: 7 March 2021
Applicants are advised to apply early, we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date.
To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to HR.Recruitment@fsb.org.uk. For more information on the role and the job description, please visit: https://www.fsb.org.uk/careers/employed-career-opportunities/deputy-head-of-policy-wales.html