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Policy Officer (WALES)

Responsible to:       Welsh Chief Executive

Salary:                       £26-32,000 (pro rata) per annum

Benefit:                     8% Employer’s Pension Contribution

Tenure:                      Fixed term to May 2021 with the potential for renewal by mutual agreement

Hours:                        60% FTE (22.5 hours per week)

Purpose of job

The Welsh Policy Officer will work with key stakeholders in the Welsh Party to develop a compelling policy offer for the party in the 2021 Senedd elections.

They will liaise with the Welsh Policy Committee, Parliamentary spokespeople, lead Regional and Constituency candidates to identify and develop key areas of policy, with support and guidance from the Party’s Federal Head of Policy.

They will lead on enabling individual Welsh Party members to input to the party’s policy via a programme of online engagement.

It is recommended that you read the full job description before applying for this role.

For questions and further details, and to submit an application, please contact:

[email protected]

Please apply by email attaching:

  • A copy of your CV; including complete work history
  • A Covering Letter; no more than 2 pages of A4 in length, indicating clearly how your experience and skills meet the criteria stated in the job and person specification. Please also write your name on top of your supporting statement.
  • A completed diversity monitoring form 

Applicants are encouraged to inform us if any reasonable adjustments are needed to be made during any part of the recruitment process.

Please let us have details of your current salary and two referees including one from your current employer – if you would prefer us not to contact them until a later stage of the selection process, please let us know.

We will be reviewing applications as they come in and reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date

Please note:  We will not be able to employ you if you are not eligible to work in the UK. We will not be able to obtain a work permit on your behalf.

The Liberal Democrats are equal opportunity employers and particularly welcome applications from groups who are currently under-represented in our staff.

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