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Reference: 90277

Date Added: 18 September 2023
Closing Date: 1 October 2023

Job Title: Senior Parliamentary Researcher

Working For: Dr Jamie Wallis MP (Bridgend)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA payscales

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Duties will include but not limited to:
  • Advise and ensure the MP is fully briefed on business of the House
  • Research local, regional and national issues to support the MPs work
  • Prepare and present results for the purposes of briefings notes for committees, parliamentary questions, articles and press releases
  • Speech writing
  • Engage professionally, confidentially and with care and integrity with members of the public, organisations in the constituency and constituents through a variety of methods
  • Ensure records are kept and information managed confidentially in line with the data protection legislation
  • Assist with casework matters
  • Respond to policy emails
  • There may be a requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours

Requirements:

  • Previous Parliamentary experience
  • Experience using caseworker
  • Be able to horizon scan, anticipate what advice or action may be required; proactively identify problems and resolve them
  • A highly motivated staff member, with a positive attitude and ability to work collectively as part of a team
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills, with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to complete work quickly, to a high standard, often under pressure
  • An interest in current affairs, local and national politics and sympathy with Conservative Party values

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 1 October 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, with the successful candidate starting in October.

Application Details

Please send your CV and a cover letter to Jamie.wallis.mp@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.jamiewallisbridgend.com/

Additional Notes