Senior Policy Advisor (Westminster)


29th May 2017

Vice Chancellors Office

Job Title: Senior Policy Advisor (Westminster)

Grade: 9

Salary: £48,336 – £60,306 per annum (plus London weighting)

Term/Mode: Full-Time, Permament

Ref.: REQ005064

Here at Coventry University, we are seeking an experienced Policy Advisor to fulfil an important senior role within our Policy Unit.

As our Senior Policy Advisor you will focus on the long-term strategy of engaging, influencing and informing relevant politicians, policy makers and enabling organisations in Westminster. You will support the achievement of key performance metrics and the successful delivery of the Corporate Plan by informing the University Group Leadership of key policy drivers and their implications for University practice.

This post requires a first-class understanding of the UK legislative process, excellent interpersonal skills and experience of building relationships with government decision makers. You will also have the ability to understand the strategic context and any political sensitivities of the work.  A strong interest in promoting the aims of higher education will be advantageous.

Closing date: 29th May 2017

Interview date: 13th June 2017 (London)

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