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Reference: 61717

Date Added: 17 July 2017
Closing Date: 14 August 2017

Job Title: Policy Officer

Working For: National Council for Voluntary Organisations

Location: London

Salary: £34,592 per annum

Job Details

Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Permanent
Ref: PO

About NCVO
Each day, millions of people make a difference to the causes they believe in through voluntary organisations and volunteering.

This thriving voluntary sector and volunteer movement are essential for a better society – especially in times of challenge and change.

That is why, inspired and empowered by our 13,000 members, NCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering. We do this by connecting, representing and supporting voluntary organisations, from the smallest community groups to the largest charities.

NCVO is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone.
Charity No. 225922.

The Role
This is an exciting opportunity to support NCVO’s work on behalf of the voluntary sector as part of its policy and public services team.

You will carry out policy analysis and development in a range of areas with significance to the voluntary and community sector, with a particular focus on issues relating to public services. You will also be responsible for the communication of policy positions to government and consultations with voluntary sector organisations, including at senior level.

You will have excellent policy analysis and writing skills, including writing briefings and developing policy from research and member engagement.

Benefits
NCVO offers attractive benefits including: 25 days’ annual leave and the option to purchase up to five more days each year, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan, flexible working including opportunities to work from home/off-site, generous contributions to a stakeholder pension scheme and training and development opportunities. We are located a short walk from London King’s Cross station in a modern building, overlooking Regent’s canal.

Closing Date: 14 August 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: 23 August.

Application Details

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website
https://www.ncvo.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/job-ads/1888-policy-officer-july-2017.

Website: http://www.ncvo.org.uk/

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