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Reference: 92155

Date Added: 27 March 2024
Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Job Title: Policy Manager

Working For: Client of Ellwood Atfield

Location: London

Salary: £36,000 - £44,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Ellwood Atfield are partnered with leading think tank New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) to appoint a Policy Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and recommending new evidence-based policy solutions and ideas
  • Supervising, undertaking, and analysing quantitative and qualitative research, including collecting data, in partnership with subject experts
  • Designing polls, conducting interviews, running focus groups, and creating and combining data sets
  • Monitoring and analysing government and other external trends and developments to inform the planning and development of policy work
  • Networking, developing and maintaining relationships with policy and political contacts including MPs, researchers, and civil servants
  • Communicating NPC's policy positions to policymakers, stakeholders, and funders, both in meetings and in writing
  • Writing policy reports, presentations, articles, and online content to effectively communicate policy analysis and solutions, commenting on external policy developments
  • Designing, managing, and running policy events, including presentations and chairing where appropriate
  • Speaking on behalf of NPC as directed on specific policy areas
  • Project managing and delivering policy projects to time, budget and quality standards, managing resources and risks
  • Deputising for the Head of Policy & External Affairs as appropriate
  • Drafting fundraising proposals, following scoping and co-design with the Head of Policy & External Affairs, also supporting them on related pitches
  • Providing policy advice and support to NPC's consulting and innovation projects as required
  • Working with the communications team to identify opportunities to increase the influence and profile of NPC's policy work
  • Line managing and matrix managing staff as required

Attitudes, Values, and Skills Required

  • An ability to produce innovative policy solutions, converting these into practical recommendations for policymakers
  • An ability to persuade policymakers and politicians to support policy ideas, in addition to experience in maintaining and building relevant relationships
  • Previous experience managing projects to time, budget, and quality standards, with risks managed
  • Previous experience undertaking or commissioning high-quality research
  • A working knowledge of environmental policy is desirable

Closing Date: 8 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

You can see further information and submit your CV to apply to this role through this advert: https://www.ellwoodatfield.com/job/policy-manager-jh-2403-9408/.

If you require any further information on this role, please email Josh Hill on josh.h@ellwoodatfield.com, quoting the reference JH-2403-9408.

Website: https://www.ellwoodatfield.com/

Additional Notes