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Reference: 84528

Date Added: 11 June 2022
Closing Date: 30 June 2022

Job Title: Policy and Public Affairs Assistant

Working For: IFoA

Location: Hybrid; working from home plus London, Edinburgh or Oxford

Salary: £32,166-£37,268

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

We are currently recruiting for a Policy and Public Affairs Assistant provide dedicated support across the Policy and Public Affairs function.

The role involves:

  • Coordinate and support the team’s stakeholder engagement, both internally and externally.
  • Proactive horizon scanning to identify and exploit opportunities for the IFoA to advise key decision makers and policymakers on policy development, including managing the IFoA’s political monitoring services.
  • Provide coordination and administrative support to Policy and Public Affairs team.
  • Create content and coordinate the Policy and Public Affairs team’s newsletter and contributions to other member communication channels.
  • Provide secretariat support to the team’s strategic oversight committee.

We are looking for someone with the following knowledge, experience and skills:

  • an understanding of, and interest in, politics and the policymaking process. Knowledge of parliamentary process is desirable.
  • an interest in, understanding of or willingness to learn about some of the IFoA’s key social and policy issues, such as climate change, retirement savings, health and social care.
  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to set up and maintain administrative systems
  • strong organisational skills
  • ability to quickly get to grips with complex information
  • high degree of tact, diplomacy and discretion both operationally and personally
  • ability to remain calm and competent under pressure
  • ability to work as part of a team and independently, depending on the task

Please see https://www.actuaries.org.uk/policy-and-public-affairs-assistant for full details.

Closing Date: 30 June 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interview dates to be confirmed. The start date will be agreed with the succesful candidate.

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter (with details on your current salary) to HRsupport@actuaries.org.uk before the closing date.

Website: https://actuaries.org.uk/

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