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Reference: 86191

Date Added: 5 October 2022
Closing Date: 4 November 2022

Job Title: Policy and Public Affairs Adviser

Working For: Save the Children

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Salary: £32,725 - 38,500

Length of Contract: Fixed term contract for 12 months

Job Details

The job of a Save the Children UK's Policy & Public Affairs Adviser is an opportunity to develop yourself and support others.

• Do you have significant knowledge of the evidence, practice and policy landscape around child poverty and its impact on early learning in Northern Ireland and/or the UK or Ireland?
• Do you have skills in policy research and analysis, including producing high-quality literature and policy reviews
• Have you worked with children and / or parents to develop research plans, policy proposals or advocacy strategies?
• Are you motivated by our vision of creating a world where every child doesn't just survive but thrives and can go on to change the world – and of inspiring and leading others to do the same?
If the answers to these questions are yes, we would love to hear from you!

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Senior Policy & Advocacy Adviser, you will be responsible for building and maintaining expert knowledge on child poverty and its impact on early learning and use this to develop and deliver policy proposals and advocacy strategies capable of significantly reducing child poverty in Northern Ireland.

The Policy & Public Affairs Adviser's key duties will be to:

• To build and maintain expert knowledge on the evidence, practice and policy landscape and external stakeholders around child poverty and its impact on children's early learning
• To ensure that this expert knowledge is at the heart of our national and local change strategies by working collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams and advising senior colleagues
• To design and deliver engaging research projects, including both commissioning external experts and carrying out primary research and analysis
• To develop policy proposals for local and national government to tackle child poverty
• To produce impactful reports and briefing papers for external audiences
• To develop, manage and deliver influential advocacy strategies among national and local politicians, officials, practitioners, charities, think tanks and research organisations
• To build and maintain excellent external relationships, in order to gather intelligence and influence policy change
• To work in partnership with children and families experiencing poverty to develop research proposals, policy solutions and advocacy strategies.

Closing Date: 4 November 2022

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Application Details

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Website: https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/

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