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Reference: 91981

Date Added: 12 March 2024
Closing Date: 12 April 2024

Job Title: Parliamentary Affairs Analysts

Working For: Bank of England

Location: London

Salary: £36,320 - £40,000

Length of Contract: permanent

Job Details

Parliamentary Affairs is responsible for maintaining and developing the two-way relationship between Parliament and the Bank. The Bank is accountable to Parliament: effective parliamentary scrutiny underlines the Bank’s legitimacy. Equally accurate knowledge and awareness of the political environment aids Bank policy makers to fulfil its remit through a broad range of the Bank’s responsibilities.

We are looking for 2 Parliamentary Affairs Analysts. 1 permanent and 1 12 month fixed term contract role.

Enhancing the Bank’s public accountability and communications by leading preparations for Parliamentary engagements. The jobholder will lead in preparing comprehensive briefing material for witnesses ahead of Select Committee appearances. The jobholder will also identify and execute appropriate engagement opportunities for parliamentarians and staff.
Monitoring of relevant parliamentary activity and political developments. The jobholder will provide monitoring and analysis of developments and events in Westminster for senior Bank colleagues
Providing excellent analysis of the political environment. The jobholder needs to provide colleagues with useful intelligence and timely analysis of political issues of importance to the Bank and writing and disseminating more in-depth horizon scanning pieces to explain forthcoming political developments which impact the Bank and its policies.

Role Requirements:

Minimum Criteria
· Significant demonstrable first-hand experience of working with parliamentary procedures and the policy-making process in the UK
· Experience of providing high quality written and verbal analysis to senior stakeholders
Essential Criteria
· An ability to work at pace, with demonstrable track record of meeting several concurrent deadlines and juggling competing priorities
· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written as well as a proven track record of tailoring information to different audiences.
· Experience of working both independently and as part of a team and delivering results which have led to measurable outcomes
· An ability to develop a network of working relationships, particularly with those outside your immediate team, across a large organisation

Desirable Criteria
· Functional knowledge of the UK economy and its drivers

Closing Date: 12 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be held shortly after 12th April.

Application Details

Please apply online, ensuring that you complete your work history and answer ALL the application questions fully and in detail as your application will not be considered if all mandatory questions are not fully completed.

Link to apply is:

here: https://bankofengland.taleo.net/careersection/boe_ex_experienced_hire/jobdetail.ftl?job=010518&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon

Website: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/

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