Date Added: 26 March 2021
: 18 April 2021
Job Title: Senior Policy Manager
Working For: Focus on Labour Exploitation
Salary: £35,000 - £38,000 per year (pro rata)
Length of Contract: 2 years (to be renewed, subject to funding)
Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) is a research and policy organisation working towards an end to labour exploitation. FLEX seeks to achieve this vision through the prevention of labour abuses, protection of the rights of those affected or at risk of exploitation and by promoting best practice responses to labour exploitation through research and evidence-based advocacy. FLEX is a small organisation that packs a big punch in terms of policy change and influencing.
About the role:
FLEX is looking for a passionate advocate with a strong policy background and a good grasp of the UK political system and demonstrable experience building relationships with key decision makers in FLEX’s field of work. Ideally, you will have expertise or a strong interest in one of the following areas in related fields: Parliamentary advocacy and legislative change, global supply chains governance, European and/or global policy platforms and tools.
You will work closely with FLEX's staff across all roles to help ensure FLEX’s policy, communications and networking activity is delivered to high standards. In this role, you will work to build networks and contacts across the NGO sector, with academics and key media contacts in order to communicate FLEX’s message through a range of mediums and means. Above all this role requires someone with real passion and commitment to FLEX’s work to end labour exploitation and an excitement for working in a small, dynamic team.
We encourage applications from people who identify as part of marginalised communities.
If you are disabled or become disabled, we encourage you to tell us about your condition so that we can consider what reasonable adjustments or support may be appropriate at the interview and task stage.
Closing Date: 18 April 2021
Deadline for applications: 11.59pm
Interviews: W/C 26th April 2021
To apply please send your CV, a cover letter (two A4 pages max), and FLEX Equal Opportunities form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference SPM21 in the email subject. Please include details of your achievements and work relevant to the job description and person specification in your cover letter. An initial triage of applications is made against the criteria specified in the job description and failure to address how you meet these explicitly will affect your application.