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Reference: 90804

Date Added: 11 November 2023
Closing Date: 27 November 2023

Job Title: Senior Researcher

Working For: Flick Drummond MP (Meon Valley)

Location: London

Salary: IPSA Guidelines

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Flick Drummond MP is looking to appoint a Senior Parliamentary Researcher to be part of her team delivering for Meon Valley. The full-time role will be based in Flick’s Westminster office alongside her Senior Parliamentary Assistant with policy matters, research and administration.
The successful candidate will be well-organised and pro-active with strong communication and research skills. This role also requires a flexible and can-do attitude.

• A highly motivated staff member, with a positive attitude and ability to work collectively as part of a team
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong research and analytical skills
• Strong IT skills
• Good attention to detail and ability to prioritise their workload

Duties will include, but not limited to:
• Drafting and sending responses to policy emails
• Undertake research on relevant subjects
• Provide generalist admin support
• Assist in writing external communications
• Efficient data and file management to ensure the office complies with the data protection legislation
• Prepare briefing notes for committees, parliamentary questions and debates
• Speech writing
• Knowledge in the Middle East would be helpful

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: 27 November 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Start date as soon as possible.

Interviews week commencing 4 December 2023.

Application Details

Please email your covering letter and CV to flick.drummond.mp@parliament.uk

Website: http://www.flickdrummond.com

Additional Notes