Senior Policy Officer


Sandy, Bedfordshire
£29,507 - £31,966 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Reference: A2961019

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental policy & campaigning

Closing date: Thursday, 14th November 2019   2 days left

We are recruiting a Senior Policy Officer to join our Future Nature team. The Future Nature team is a new team at RSPB working to secure the legal and policy frameworks that will drive nature's recovery, transforming government and private sector decision-making and delivering a profound shift in investments towards sustainable development.

Senior Policy Officer
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range
Hours: Full time
Contract: 12 months fixed term contract

This role will lead our work engaging with Defra's 25 Year Environment Plan and support colleagues working on the Environment Bill and future environmental governance in the context of Brexit.

An effective advocate with the ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders, you will identify opportunities to achieve positive change within a complex policy landscape.

You will have

  • The ability to analyse complex issues in a fast paced environment
  • Well-honed political acumen
  • Effective experience in a policy / advocacy role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to speak confidently and cogently in public to a variety of audiences, including those with opposing views skills in collaborative working, building goodwill and delivering impactful intervention.

Closing date: 14 November 2019
Interview date: 20 November 2019

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.


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