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Reference: 84558

Date Added: 13 June 2022
Closing Date: 1 July 2022

Job Title: Policy Adviser

Working For: Make UK

Location: London

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Make UK is the UK’s leading trade body for the manufacturing and engineering sector.

As a flexible Policy Adviser you will sit within the Policy Uni which  drives forward Make UK’s policy agenda on behalf of the UK manufacturing sector. It works closely with government in order to achieve the changes the sector needs to flourish. 

This role is as a policy adviser and you will be expected to work on priority projects and campaigns across the Policy Unit to:

  • undertake research and analysis;
  • work with Policy Managers to develop policy positions;
  • work with Policy Managers on representational work; and
  • work with the Head of Policy & Campaigns to amplify campaign messages
  • Your line management will be the Senior Policy Manager, and you will be expected to work across the Policy Unit and the wider directorate in order to deliver your work across teams.

Key responsibilities

1. Work as part of the team to deliver priority policy campaigns in line with the broader objectives of the Make UK Policy Unit.
2. Develop research and analysis to support and drive forward the objectives of key policy projects and campaigns.
3. Build relationships with key stakeholders, including government, to build a complete picture and to inform ongoing policy making.
4. Develop policy outcomes which reflect a clear analysis and understanding of the trends and developments that influence and affect manufacturing.
5. Engage with Make UK members to understand and incorporate their perspectives into policy development, including some attendance at events around the UK.
6. Deliver member-facing events and communications which support members to get the maximum benefit from Make UK’s policy work.
7. Work with public affairs, communications and membership colleagues to seamlessly deliver impactful campaign outcomes.

Technical knowledge and experience

· Strong written and oral communication skills
· Knowledge of the current political agenda
· Experience in developing and influencing policy
· Knowledge of parliamentary and policy-making processes in the UK
· Ability to deliver against challenging deadlines
· Excellent relationship-building skills
· Analysis and interpretation of data, with an ability to recognise the big picture

Closing Date: 1 July 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, and we may appoint before the closing date

Start day ASAP.

Application Details

Application details

Please send your CV and a short cover letter to jcater@makeuk.org 

Website: https://www.makeuk.org/

Additional Notes