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Reference: 90170

Date Added: 10 September 2023
Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Job Title: Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Adviser to Baroness Stroud

Working For: The Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy Project (RAMP)

Location: London

Salary: A contract on a day rate of £225 per day

Length of Contract: At least 6 months, with a likelihood of extension at that point

Job Details

The Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy (RAMP) project is looking for a new person to join the team to serve as a policy adviser to Baroness Stroud, working 1.5 - 2 days per week. The adviser will be seconded into the office of Baroness Stroud from RAMP, which is a cross-party project with advisers currently working with Tim Farron MP, Stephen Timms MP, Caroline Nokes MP, David Simmonds MP, Olivia Blake MP, Simon Fell MP, Baroness Lister, Baroness Mobarik, Lord German and the Lord Bishop of Durham.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing briefing on refugee, asylum and migration legislation, debates and policy discussions at the request of Baroness Stroud.
  • Support with in drafting speeches, articles, parliamentary questions and amendments.
  • Arranging opportunities for Baroness Stroud to meet with those working in or with personal experience of the asylum and immigration system
  • Where appropriate, contributing to internal policy discussions within the Conservative Party on relevant policy issues.
  • Working with the other RAMP advisers to coordinate RAMP parliamentary strategy, identifying opportunities for cross-party interventions, particularly around the RAMP priority themes of citizenship, asylum and destitution and economic migration.
  • Working with other RAMP advisers to provide secretariat support to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Migration.
  • Meeting with other parliamentarians, with NGOs and other organisations working on resettlement, asylum and migration policy to identify possible campaigns and parliamentary interventions.

Person specification

We are looking for an organised, self-starter with the following experience, knowledge and skills:

  • Good experience of working in Parliament and of parliamentary procedure.
  • 2+ years experience working in policy or public affairs and a good understanding of the policy making process
  • Knowledge and understanding of resettlement, asylum and migration policy issues.
  • Sympathy with and understanding of the ideals and objectives of Baroness Stroud particularly regarding resettlement, asylum and migration policy.
  • A highly proficient writer.
  • The ability to think and act strategically, and to react quickly to fast-changing events.
  • The ability to build strong relationships quickly with a range of different stakeholders

Closing Date: 30 September 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please send a CV, and a cover letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 which sets out how you meet each of the criteria listed above, to info@rampproject.org. Please also send a message to that address if you have any questions about the role.

Website: http://www.rampproject.org

Additional Notes