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Policy Officer


Job Category: Public Sector Job Location: Greenhill, Greater London, United Kingdom Policy Officer: *Home Working* *Local Council* The role: * To provide rigour and support to the policy function of the Council and undertake qualitative and quantitative analysis, research, project management, stakeholder engagement and strategy development to support this, ensuring rigorous methodologies are applied to all work. * To provide strategic policy advice and support to the Chief Executive, Corporate Strategic Board, the Leader, Portfolio Holders and the Scrutiny Leadership Group. * To build collective, cross-council policy support for the development of the corporate direction of the authority, engaging with executive and scrutiny councillors, senior managers, partners and external bodies including Government Departments and national and regional policy forums. To oversee, co-ordinate and manage the planning of and support to meetings of Harrow's strategic partnerships, senior management bodies and scrutiny committees Skills and Experience: * Expert knowledge of the local government policy and performance environment * Good understanding, knowledge and experience of the purpose of the scrutiny function * Expert knowledge of research methodologies * Good understanding of the Harrow community * Experience of working with councillors, senior managers and stakeholders and managing effective working relationships in a political environment * Experience managing and conducting research projects or strategy development * Experience of producing briefing materials for councillors/managers or similar * Experience of managing a committee or partnership work programme * A good working knowledge of MS Office suite, MS Excel, MS Teams * Excellent verbal and written communication skills to a wide range of people using a variety of media * Excellent negotiation and influencing skills * Excellent report writing skills * Excellent analytical skills * Rare attendance at evening meetings may be required

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Harrow, England, London, HA1, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  18864392
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  18/01/2021, 03:00
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