Senior Policy and Strategy Officer

Location
Civic centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 1HE
Salary
£36,922 - £41,881
Posted
06 May 2021
Closes
20 May 2021
Job Ref
WLV000003474
Job Type
Policy
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

We have an exciting opportunity for Senior Policy and Strategy Officer‘s to join the Policy and Strategy team at the City of Wolverhampton Council.

The successful candidates will work as part of a small team to design and deliver effective strategic frameworks, strategic planning and policy development for the Council. They will be responsible for the development of key council policies and strategies, ensuring that they are evidence based, compliant with relevant guidance and legislation and aligned to delivering the council's priorities.

They will have experience of strategy and policy analysis, undertaking consultation and engagement activity as well as approaches to system redesign. The successful candidates will have an excellent understanding of local government and the local, regional and national challenges and opportunities for the public sector.

Stakeholder management will be a central part of the role and you will support the Policy and Strategy team to co-ordinate a range of regional activity on behalf of the Council, liaising regularly with senior stakeholders both locally and regionally to establish policy positions.

This is a high profile, fast paced and challenging role working with senior leaders from across the Council, as well as elected members. We are looking for enthusiastic, proactive and flexible individuals, with excellent communication, presentation, research and analytical skills, as well as experience of thinking strategically, and anticipating and responding to complex issues with creative solutions.

For further information about this post please contact Laura Collings, Head of Policy and Strategy, on 01902550414 or email laura.collings@wolverhampton.gov.uk

 

Supporting documents
Job description and Personal specification.docx

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