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Reference: 91950

Date Added: 6 March 2024
Closing Date: 5 April 2024

Job Title: Senior Policy and Research Officer

Working For: AMOSSHE, The Student Services Organisation

Location: London

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details


AMOSSHE is a not-for-profit professional membership association for Student Services in higher education. Our members support students in fulfilling their academic potential and making the most of university life. We inform and support Student Services leaders by sharing good practice and enhancing professional development.

You would be joining the organisation at an exciting time when we’re finishing our current strategy and planning for the future.

Role description

As the Senior Policy and Research Officer you’ll play a crucial role in engaging with and supporting our members on policy and research initiatives aligned with AMOSSHE’s strategic vision. Your responsibilities will include:

1. Policy and representation:

  • Providing policy updates on various areas related to Student Services.
  • Working with members to identify policy trends and topics.
  • Leading responses to sector consultations.
  • Working with the AMOSSHE Executive Committee, Executive Director, and Head of Engagement.

2. Interpreting data and research

  • Undertaking sector research, analysing data, and reporting on findings.
  • Contextualising research in relation to the higher education policy landscape.
  • Suggesting recommendations for the benefit of our members.Presenting research findings to members in an accessible manner.

Qualifications and skills

We’re looking for candidates who have:

  • A strong background in policy analysis and research.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders.
  • A passion for enhancing the student experience in higher education.

All this information can be found on our website here: https://www.amosshe.org.uk/sector-jobs#VacanciesatAMOSSHE 

Closing Date: 5 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

There is no specific closing date, we will be assessing for candidates on reciept of applications and those shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as possible to arrange an interview. 

The role is available immediately.

Application Details

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to John Bloomfield at jobs@amosshe.org.uk. If you recently applied for a role at AMOSSHE, we’ll only contact you if you’ve been shortlisted for the post.

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

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