To provide policy advice and analysis for members and senior council officers.
To provide accurate and timely briefings and communication about policy and partnership issues and undertake research projects and initiatives to support the work of the Policy, Partnership and Scrutiny team.
To represent the Policy, Partnership & Scrutiny team and the council at member, officer and partnership meetings.
To support overview and scrutiny work as required.
Provide effective and efficient support to Brighton and Hove Connected to ensure the effective delivery and ongoing development of city wide partnerships
About the role
Would you like an opportunity to work with key decision makers and influencers within the city? There’s an exciting opportunity for you to join the Policy, Partnerships and Scrutiny Team at Brighton & Hove City Council.
The Team is responsible for running Brighton & Hove City Council's Corporate Policy function, as well as the strategic partnerships that are responsible for many different aspects of life within the city
If you would like an informal conversation to help you decide whether to apply, please contact Simon Newell, PPS Lead, firstname.lastname@example.org
This role is politically restricted. For further information on what this means for employees in post, please click on the document attachment below.
CV + shortlisting questions
As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) and Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.