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I am recruiting for a Senior Policy Adviser with IPSA.

The postholder:

  • Takes a lead role in evidence-based policy-making in relation to MPs’ business costs, expenses and remuneration;
  • Supports decision-making by senior managers and Board members by researching, analysing drafting and presenting a range of policy options;
  • Coordinates administration of the Contingency Panel and provides advice to colleagues across teams on policy issues;
  • Has a keen understanding of political implications and is comfortable communicating regularly with internal and external senior stakeholders.
  • Line management of one staff member.

I am looking for:

  • Excellent written skills, with the ability to draw out key themes and convey issues,  relevant evidence (including technical data), analyses, conclusions and recommendations clearly and succinctly;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and sound judgement, with the ability to gather, analyse and present data and other information on a wide range of topics;
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills to effectively deal with internal and external stakeholders at all levels on complex and sometimes sensitive matters;
  • An understanding of the policy development process, including the importance of evidence-based policy and methods of reviewing policy impact.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘291/20/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 19th January 2021