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Reference: 71060

Date Added: 15 May 2019
Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Job Title: Policy Analyst

Working For: Nuclear Industry Association

Location: London

Salary: Circa £32,000 plus benefits

Job Details

About the NIA: a membership organisation, representing 250+ companies in the UK civil nuclear sector. Representing the industry with government, Parliament, stakeholders & the media, to advocate for low carbon nuclear power as a part of the country’s future energy mix, assist member companies in maximising industrial opportunities in the UK & internationally.

Role: The Policy Analyst will be reporting directly to the Head of Policy, supporting the Association’s aims of promoting nuclear as part of the energy mix, raising understanding of energy issues & fostering the commercial interest of NIA’s members.


  • Monitoring/analysing developments in energy policy, technology/global issues on the current/future development of civil nuclear
  • Researching policy related issues & drafting reports for internal, membership & external use
  • Assisting in preparation for media, political briefings & events
  • Drafting correspondence with policy makers & relevant stakeholders
  • Helping the preparation of NIA/industry’s evidence to Parliamentary Committees/Government Consultations
  • Producing blogs & other social media channels
  • Researching content for the website, priority papers, & briefings
  • Drafting presentations & providing content for the Chair & CE to use in speeches

Person Specification

  • Previous policy development/analysis experience
  • Knowledge of & interest in energy/industrial policy, an understanding of the developments in the electricity production/supply sector & the role civil nuclear plays in decarbonisation
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to spot trends, interrogate data & present info for non-specialist audiences
  • Understanding of drivers of policy change, familiarity with Government departments, local government, academia, think tanks, Parliament
  • Ability to develop good relationships within Government, Parliament & academia
  • Strong project skills & ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

Terms and Conditions

  • Place of Work: Covent Garden
  • Hours of Work: 35 hrs - additional media work is sometimes required
  • Holidays: 25 days pa + public holidays
  • Contract: Permanent (subject to successful completion of 6 months’ probationary period)

Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Early June

Application Details

Please send CV together with a covering letter to info@niauk.org

Website: http://www.niauk.org

Additional Notes