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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Policy Adviser within the charity sector.

You will:

  • Lead work on ensuring policy on child sexual abuse is informed by the latest research and evidence;
  • Work with colleagues to assess the impact of policy and practice changes on the scale and nature of abuse. 

Experience required:

  • An understanding of the workings of Government and the policy making process and how to engage them effectively;
  • Knowledge of current legislative, policy and practice developments affecting children, young people and families across the UK (essential);
  • Experience of managing and balancing relationships with a wide range of senior stakeholders with differing views and agendas;
  • Experience of developing policy proposals, and offering informed criticisms of policy proposals, based on evidence from research and practice;
  • Experience of conducting and project managing policy and research projects;
  • Identifying and maximising opportunities within the political/external environment to advance organisational objectives;
  • Representing your team/organisation internally and externally at a senior level, for example on coalitions and working groups.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘83/17/PubAffairs’.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

Michael Page is a world leading recruitment consultancy.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Friday 24th March 2017