We are recruiting for an experience Policy & Advice Support Officer for a high profile association. Immediate start !
Support line managers and senior policy advisers with in the team, by undertaking research, analysis and draft written reports on policy issues specific to committee, as required
Contribute to the development of guidance and other materials to support members to comply with policy, regulations, legislation etc, as required
Produce drafts of committee updates
Contribute to the development of committee newsletters or other communications with members
Provide support to smooth running of committees within area of responsibility (including arranging meetings, collating/despatching agenda and papers, attending meetings, developing draft minutes for review, recording and following up completion to report back to committee) as required
Contribute to the development and delivery of the directorates business plan, performance indicators and risk management plan.
Ability to grasp new policy concepts quickly to undertake research and analysis of policy issues
Ability to draft minutes, policy reports and briefings for review by line manager and/or relevant committee lead
Ability to provide support to ensure smooth running of committees
Ability to work flexibly, picking up new areas of work and responding to areas of need in a positive manner
Quick thinker ability to respond decisively to issues on the day of committee meetings (eg. IT failure, catering issues etc)
Experience of providing project support
Understanding of the associations dual roles as trade union and professional body
Personal resilience occasionally comes into contact with challenging members
Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.
We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.
Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.