Job Title: Policy Officer
Salary Range: £34,788 - £38,813 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Hertfordshire County Council is recruiting a Policy Officer to join our Corporate Policy team on a permanent contract basis. Your overall objective will be to support the development and delivery of the organisation’s Corporate Policy agenda.
Educated to a degree level or equivalent with a strong background in policy development, you will work closely with Hertfordshire’s political leadership, senior managers, countywide partners and key external organisations to develop and deliver the County Council’s Corporate Policy agenda. This wide ranging work programme includes strategic policy thinking and planning, the localism agenda, strategic consultation and engagement, community leadership and strategic partnerships.
You will maintain constant awareness of the national policy context, as well as researching and preparing associated briefing papers, to ensure that the Council responds effectively to key developments and develops its reputation as a Leading Council.
You will have the ability to handle several projects simultaneously, including effective time management and work prioritisation. Displaying a high level of drive and energy with excellent communication skills, you will be experienced in developing creative initiatives and seeing them through.
For further information or an informal discussion please contact Nathalie Calonnec, Senior Policy Officer on 01992555071 or Alex James, Head of Corporate Policy, on 01992 588259
Closing date: 12th July 2020
Interview date: 28th July 2020