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Reference: 70709

Date Added: 15 April 2019
Closing Date: 17 May 2019

Job Title: Policy Officer

Working For: The Chartered Institute of Building

Location: Bracknell

Salary: Up to £28,500 per annum plus excellent benefits

Job Details

Do you want to work for a global professional membership organisation where you will be able to see the tangible impact of your work on the world we all live in? If so, we could be the organisation for you.

We are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. Perhaps most importantly, we are tasked with promoting good practice within our industry to improve quality of life for every one of us.

Our Policy team make sure that we are well positioned within the policy community, so that we can influence and drive forward this valuable activity. Work in recent years has focused on areas such as modern slavery and quality in the construction industry.

We’re looking for a Policy Officer who wants to join a great team, in a role where they can make a real contribution. If you think you could be right for this role, here are some of the key things you’ll get involved with;

  • Supporting the development and delivery of our political engagement strategy
  • Providing regular advice and support on policy matters to colleagues across the CIOB;
  • Conducting research and drafting responses to Parliament and Government consultations;
  • Monitoring policy developments and identifying opportunities for future activity; and
  • Representing the CIOB publicly, engaging and building relationships with key policy makers, legislators and other stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you’ll bring demonstrable experience in a policy or public affairs role, where you’ve consistently demonstrated thought leadership, writing, research, presentation and communication skills. You’ll be enthusiastic and flexible, ready to use your own judgement and initiative on a daily basis. Most importantly – you’ll love working in the policy arena, and if you have experience of the construction industry and built environment, or working in a professional body, all the better!

What you might be asking is - why work for us?

In a nutshell, because we can offer you a really friendly, flexible and welcoming working environment, and we’ll show you that we’re committed to your personal wellbeing and to your development within your role. We’ll offer you a fantastic range of benefits, and we’ll make sure that you’re constantly learning throughout your time with us.

Closing Date: 17 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Please note that we may consider applications as they are submitted and therefore applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment that may be caused by the vacancy closing sooner than advertised.

Application Details

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter, including your present salary level, by email to hr@ciob.org.uk quoting the job title in the subject line.

An automated response will be provided to acknowledge the application and further contact made only if your application is shortlisted.

Website: https://www.ciob.org/

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