Senior Policy Officer – Community Power and Control

Local Trust

Location London

Position Full time 36 hours per week

Salary £34,000

Application deadline 20 March 2020
The application deadline for this role has passed

The Senior Policy Officer will have responsibility for developing and promoting innovative and impactful policy proposals which will make a significant difference to residents in deprived and under-funded communities.

Key Duties

  1. Develop and maintain a strong network of civil servants and advisors working across government departments, developing a rapport with key contacts.
  2. Research and write submissions, drawing on the experience of Big Local areas.
  3. Stay on top of new government policy and relevant practice.
  4. Develop and deliver a programme of events and research which can cut through the noise and grab policy maker’s attention.
  5. Commission and manage small scale research projects.
  6. Actively seek out opportunities to promote the work.
  7. Plan and monitor the project budget.
  8. Other tasks commensurate with the role.

For further details, including job specification:

To apply
  • An up-to-date CV which shows your full career history. We recommend that this is no longer than three pages.
  • A supporting statement, with your name at the top of each page, explaining why you are interested in this role, detailing how you are a good candidate for this post and how you fulfil the person specification. Each section of the person spec should be addressed under clear headings. We recommend that this is no longer than three pages.

Please note that applications can only be considered if both a CV and supporting statement is submitted. Please send your application by email to:

All applications must be received by 5pm on Monday 20th April 2020. Interviews will be held between 6ht and 7th May 2020.

Please ensure you refer to the recruitment pack, available via the link above, for the full job description and person specification as well as specific details on how to apply.

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