Senior Policy Analyst


4th December 2022

Advance HE is seeking an experienced Policy Analyst to carry out external analysis and reporting, presenting Advance HE with comprehensive knowledge of what is going on in the sector. Whether it be analysing Government agendas, reviewing new bills or legislation, or advising on Advance HE on how best to serve it’s members. this role will be sure to keep you on your toes!

In return for your work, you’ll receive a range of benefits including:

A generous pension with USS.
Enhanced family leave benefits.
31 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
Flexible working hours.
just to name a few.

What you’ll be doing

As Senior Policy Analyst, your main responsibility will be to carry out expert policy analysis and reporting to ensure Advance HE meets the changing needs of the sector. You will ensure that our organisations leaders are updated with any relevant political, regulatory, or policy-related developments that will impact us and our members.

Digesting and dissecting new policies will come as second nature to you. Applying your knowledge and understanding, you’ll communicate to senior colleagues on the relevance and implications to the services we provide.

This role will help to shape the organisations strategic developments and assist in proactive member support.

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a self-starter with bags of initiative to add value to our organisation. An individual who loves to roll up their sleeves and get things done.

Using your excellent interpretation and communication skills, you’ll be able to translate complicated policy and documentation into simple communications for your colleagues to digest.

You’ll enjoy working in a constantly changing environment, being proactive in your approach to scanning the political horizon.

What do you need

Experience in Higher Education.
Understanding of UK legislature.
Understanding of the Government and the workings and processes of Parliament; and first-rate political judgement.

Please visit our website for further information and to apply online.