Policy Development Officer (PDO '17)

30 Mar 2017 Alex Hastings    Last updated: 30 Mar 2017

NICVA is recruiting for the position of Policy Development Officer to join the Public Affairs team.

Job Title: Policy Development Officer
Salary: NICVA Grade G, NJC points 29 - 31 (£25,951 - £27,668). Candidates will normally be appointed at the start of the pay scale.
Status of the post: Full time, fixed term to March 2018 (subject to funding)
Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 21 April 2017

About the role
This is an exciting time to join our busy Public Affairs team at NICVA. As Policy Development Officer at NICVA you will contribute to our policy development work including the production of relevant briefings and guidance on policy issues, the delivery of training on policy issues and arranging seminars and events.

By the closing date, along with other criteria, all applicants should have:

• Third level qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. Social Policy, Research, Politics or similar or 3 years’ experience working in similar field.

• Two years’ working experience to include work in the following areas:
o provision of information and advice
o policy analysis and research (i.e. external/public policy)
o preparation of publications/briefings

• Experience of responding to policy consultations.

How to apply
Interested applicants may apply for the role using the attached application form with accompanying job and person specification. For further information on working at NICVA go to www.nicva.org/jobs. Completed applications should be submitted by 12noon on Friday 21 April 2017 and should be received by the Monitoring Officer by email or hard copy to either [email protected] or The Monitoring Officer, NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast, BT15 2GB. Please note CVs will not be accepted.

NICVA is an equal opportunity employer.

This role is supported by funding from the Department for Communities.

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