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Senior Policy & Strategy Officer

  • Employer: Southampton City Council
  • Reference: SOU/21/143375
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 13:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £34,728 - £38,890
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre, Civic Centre Road, Southampton, Hampshire

Are you an enthusiastic and proactive professional with a keen interest in local government policy and strategy? Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced political environment? Do you want the reward of helping us to shape the way we deliver services and respond to the needs of local communities?

We are looking for a new Senior Policy and Strategy Officer to join the Projects, Policy and Performance team in Southampton City Council.

You will be working at the heart of the council as part of a small Policy and Strategy team, leading on the development and delivery of effective strategy and policy frameworks across a range of council services. This will be an important role, working closely with Senior Leaders and local elected councillors to develop policies and strategies that support the achievement of the council outcomes for the city.

You should have significant experience of strategy and policy analysis and development in a political setting, as well as an excellent understanding of local government and the local, regional and national challenges and opportunities for the public sector.

You will need excellent communication, presentation, research and analytical skills, as well as experience of thinking strategically, and anticipating and responding to complex issues with creative solutions. This is an exciting role in a dynamic and friendly team, where you can help make a real difference to the city of Southampton.

Contact details for informal discussion:

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Felicity Ridgway on 023 8083 3310 or Felicity.Ridgway@southampton.gov.uk

Additional information: 

  • This is a Fixed Term position for 2 years until 31 March 2023.
  • The working hours for this post are 37 hours per week.
  • Interviews will be held on March 10th 2021

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  • Job Description

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Unfortunately, we are not able to accept applications that are made through a third party agency. We cannot guarantee that any correspondence sent from third party agencies will be responded to. To ensure your application is received please apply online at www.careers.southampton.gov.uk

 

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  • Employer: Southampton City Council
  • Reference: SOU/21/143375
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 13:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £34,728 - £38,890
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Civic Centre, Civic Centre Road, Southampton, Hampshire

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