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FULL_TIME 2024-08-12 00:00:00 2024-07-17

Policy Advisor/ Officer / Analyst/ Lead (Inside IR35) *Building talent pool & not a live role* | Ref: PIP0008694

England, London, Remote/Home | Accounting, tax & legal,Business support,Consulting,Marketing & communications,Project & programme management | Start: ASAP | Duration: 12 months

Posted 2 days ago

Job description

Policy Advisor/ Officer / Analyst/ Lead (Inside IR35) ** Building talent pool – not a live role**

Contract Term: 3 – 12 Months

Contracting Authority: Public Sector Resourcing

Location: Remote, Hybrid & UK Wide

*Please note this is not a live role. We are currently building talent pools for up-and-coming roles.  If you wish to be added to this talent pool, please click the link to apply.*


As a Policy Advisor/ Officer / Analyst/ Lead, your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Advising on legal policy matters for cases, processes, and emerging issues.
  • Providing policy input.
  • Ensuring that the policy meets the needs and is well understood and coordinated across Whitehall and is correctly applied by the team.
  • Analysing a broad range of complex inputs and preparation of clear advice to prepare ministerial, legal and senior advice and briefings as per the strategic, operational and legal direction required within the Directorate.
  • Engaging with the rest of the policy team, the Senior Leadership team, including the relevant Deputy-Directors, so they are aware of issues and can provide senior input to decision-making.
  • Producing briefings for current issues such as high profile cases.
  • Keeping track of key deadlines as part of a busy portfolio and prioritising within this.
  • Supporting policy decisions on how to handle legal cases and the underpinning strategy.?
  • Leading on the triage of incoming litigation and tasking of the team. ??
  • Liaising with the wider team and the legal advisor team on litigation cases, especially around disclosure and strategy for cases.
  • Identifying pertinent information from case working and eligibility files to clearly articulate how and why decisions were made regarding an applicant’s case and across wider cohorts.

You’ll have relevant experience in:

  • Excellent understanding of UK Government policy landscape.
  • Experience of working in a policy role within central Government – developing policy solutions to novel, sensitive issues.
  • Ability to write policy papers / submissions.
  • Clear & concise communication skills – written & verbal.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills and stakeholder management skills to advise, influence and positively challenge colleagues.
  • Ability to understand complex issues, to get to grips with the detail and make reasoned decisions based on evidence and commercial experience.
  • Ability to translate policy into practical implementation plans, working collaboratively with colleagues to achieve targets.

Desirable Skills

  • Preferred qualification or degree in relevant subjects, such as Politics, Social Policy and Political Studies.


If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply.

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.

Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.


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