Policy Associate (Regulation & Education), minimum 21 hours per week
We are looking for a Policy Associate to join in either our London or Birmingham office. We may be able to consider the option of working on a part time basis. The minimum hours we can offer would be 21 per week working over three days.
What's in it for me
- Contribute and make an impact to our reform agenda
- Develop and build influential relationships with external stakeholders whilst representing the SRA
- Work in an environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion
- Join an influential team at an exciting time of change
The Policy Associate role
We are currently undertaking a major and exciting programme of regulatory reform and organisational change. We are focused on reducing regulatory burden and delivering effective policies that protect consumers of legal services and promote the rule of law.
In the role of the Policy Associate will be to make an informed contribution to key elements of our regulatory policy and/or Education and Training agenda. You will be involved in the development, as well as the delivery and implementation, of major reforms.
You will plan, organise and manage work streams within complex and high stakes policy development projects. You will also apply robust project management techniques.
You will be responsible for carrying out rigorous analysis and applying judgment to create innovative policy solutions to complex problems. You will be expected to have a clear understanding of the range of available regulatory tools, the importance of an evidence base and the values of equality, diversity and inclusion to deliver effective policy outcomes.
You will operate in a matrix working pattern on programmes covering both regulatory and educational projects.
What we expect
- A strong influencer who communicates confidently, clearly and concisely to all levels of stakeholders
- Excellent drafting skills producing high quality work with the added capability to develop well argued, well-evidenced, and practical solutions to complex policy issues
- Experience of leading policy development, understanding the range of regulatory and research tools to achieve an outcome
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work constructively with colleagues, establishing influential relationships
The role holder may be based in either our London or Birmingham offices and will be expected to travel between the two locations. Please apply according to the location that you wish to be based from.
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Our deadline for applications is 8 September and interviews will take place 16 September onwards in both our London and Birmingham offices.