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Reference: 61720

Date Added: 17 July 2017
Closing Date: 24 August 2017

Job Title: Senior Policy Officer

Working For: National Council for Voluntary Organisations

Location: London

Salary: £39,546 PA (rising to £41,582 after one year)

Job Details

Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Ref: SPO

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
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Policy and Public Services team for an individual with solid experience of policy development and excellent communication skills.

In this key role, you will carry out policy analysis and development in a range of areas relevant to the voluntary sector and volunteering, with a particular focus on legal and regulatory issues. You will also be responsible for the communication of policy positions to government and external stakeholders.

We are looking for someone with:

  • excellent policy analysis and writing skills, including speechwriting, writing briefings and developing policy from research and member engagement
  • the confidence to engage and build strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including those at senior level
  • excellent project management skills, and the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team

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: 24 August 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: Tuesday 5 September 2017.

Application Details

To apply, please visit our website

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

Additional Notes