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Reference: 86579

Date Added: 8 November 2022
Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Job Title: Policy Engagement Officer

Working For: University of Surrey

Location: Guildford

Salary: £34,308 to £42,155 per annum

Length of Contract: Fixed Term - End Date 31/07/2024 Subject to Funding

Job Details

The Policy Engagement Officer will support University of Surrey academics in engaging with policy makers and other stakeholders, ensuring that Surrey’s research is consistently driving evidence-based policy engagement.

You will join as part of a newly formed Public Affairs team and will have experience of working in policy and/or advocacy. Professional experience in academia would also be highly relevant to this role.

Key responsibilities include

  • Build and develop a network of contacts in Whitehall departments and other stakeholder organisations
  • Identify and agree the priority areas for engagement
  • Develop and facilitate delivery of a programme of varied activities that bring together policy makers and academics

Key requirements include

  • Strong knowledge of the policy making process
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate activities with colleagues to maximise opportunities and deliver impact


Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be held w/c 5 Dec 2022

If you would like to know more about this opportunity please contact Andrew Gill (andrew.gill@surrey.ac.uk / 07814 097120) 

Application Details

Please apply via the link provided.


Website: http://www.surrey.ac.uk

Additional Notes