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Reference: 79467

Date Added: 20 July 2021
Closing Date: 13 August 2021

Job Title: Senior Policy Researcher

Working For: Sarah Champion MP (Rotherham)

Location: London

Salary: £36,575-£52,067

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Sarah Champion MP is seeking to recruit a Senior Policy Researcher to join her Westminster Team and lead on both her Parliamentary and International Development Select Committee (IDC) work.

You must be able to work independently, overseeing all aspects of Sarah’s parliamentary work and be able to demonstrate clear policy and campaign goals. The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and research skills, strong written and verbal communication, a good understanding of writing to different audiences, be media savvy and have a near obsession for detail and accuracy. Additionally, they must have proven experience of dealing with multiple projects with tight deadlines, simultaneously, along with proven experience of managing a small team.

The ideal candidate would also have an in-depth knowledge of international development, human rights, women’s rights, social justice and/or child protection. They would understand how Parliament operates and how to use that to make positive change through policy, media, and campaigns.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 13 August 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held via Zoom on Thursday 19th August 2021 with those successful being invited to a second interview in London on Monday 23rd August 2021 

Start date: as soon as possible

Application Details

Please use the application form provided, anything in addition to this form will not be read. Completed application forms should be returned to jacquie.falvey@parliament.uk by 5pm on the closing date.

For further details and a full application pack please click here:


Website: https://www.sarahchampionmp.com/

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