Policy Development Officer (PDO2 '17)

9 Aug 2017 Alex Hastings    Last updated: 9 Aug 2017

NICVA is recruiting for the position of Policy Development Officer to contribute to NICVA’s policy work.

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.
Closing Date: 12 noon on Tuesday 29 August 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, in addition to other essential and desirable criteria, all applicants should have:
1 Third level qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. Social Policy, Research, Politics or similar or three years’ experience working in similar field.
2 Two years’ working experience to include work in the following areas:
• provision of information and advice
• policy analysis and research (i.e. external/public policy)
• preparation of publications/briefings
• engagement with policy and decision-makers
3 Experience of responding to public 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 Tuesday 29 August 2017 and should be received by the Monitoring Officer by email or hard copy to either monitoringofficer@nicva.org 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.

by Alex Hastings

Human Resources Manager


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