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FULL_TIME 2020-11-27 00:00:00 2020-11-18

Policy Lead (Inside IR35) | Ref: PSR0011632

London | Business support,Consulting | Start: ASAP | Duration: 3 months

Posted 2 months ago

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Policy Lead (Inside IR35)

Are you interested in bringing your existing skills to play in a key role with a prestigious Public Sector organisation?

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of Civil Service roles.

As a Policy Lead, you will:

  • Be responsible for successfully delivering evidence-based end to end complex and strategic projects working with diverse stakeholders and virtual teams on policy-oriented programmes
  • Design policies that take account of legal environment; EU considerations
  • Provide guidance on policy and regulatory appraisal including effective anticipation of risk
  • Ensure policies; programmes and services are on track and deliver desired outcomes
  • Provide advice on the presentation and implementation of policies; and ensure policy interventions are communicated effectively
  • Use information from analysts, statisticians and social researchers to support policy design


You’ll have:

  • The ability to accurately assess options and support others to recommend policy options which align with the underlying problem, especially when under intense time pressures
  • A willingness to challenge poor data/evidence
  • The ability to identify credible alternative assumptions and assesses their implications for economic /business benefits
  • The ability to identify any potential conflicts of interest in policy development and handle them sensitively
  • An in-depth understanding of how and when to react in unexpected situations, e.g. crisis management
  • The ability to use risk management and assurance processes effectively to ensure accurate and timely consideration of stakeholder input
  • The ability to engage tactically and strategically with suppliers and commercial experts to achieve the best possible outcome; ensuring that policies deliver value for money for the taxpayer and to ensure that security standards are considered


If this sounds like you, please click the link to apply and speak to one of our PSR team now.


"In applying for this role you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment, and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different."

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