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Job Description:

Looking for an experienced, highly competent Policy & Research Manager who can work pro-actively, demonstrating initiative and an ability to progress multiple projects. You will be play a role in the development implementation of strategies, polices and processes.

You will:

  • be responsible for the preparation and implementation of our client’s Housing Services and Maintenance Policies and contribute to other strategies and processes;
  • develop and delivering a research programme to support the housing and maintenance operations;
  • keep up to date with legislation changes and housing policy changes;
  • be responsible for the implementation of best practice in housing, including investigating and evaluating initiatives undertaken by other bodies;
  • identify areas for policy development and lead with reviews of policies and procedures;
  • lead on the development of Equality Impact Assessments for all Housing Solutions policies;
  • prepare Committee reports, meeting agendas, minutes and action plans and attend Committees or other meetings as requested;
  • define and document procedures in accordance with agreed methodology;
  • be responsible for the development and innovation of process maps;
  • ensure GDPR compliance in all matters.

Essential skills:

  • Excellent, high-level writing skills adaptable for different audiences; very strong, general communication skills;
  • Excellent statistical and analytical skills and an understanding of key research methodologies;
  • Excellent policy analysis and writing skills, including speechwriting, writing briefings and developing policy from research and member engagement;
  • To be able to work on own initiative and be innovate, while engaging closely and working effectively as part of a team;
  • Able to manage multiple and complex tasks, work under pressure and meet strict deadlines;
  • The confidence to engage and build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including those at senior level;
  • Excellent project management skills and highly organised;
  • Ability to analysis and comprehend complex and lengthy information to Executive Team and Board;
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment;
  • Good project management skills;
  • Ability to develop systems and procedures;
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the role.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘311/19/PubAffairs’.

Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

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.

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 Tuesday 17th December 2019