Policy Analyst

Recruiter
Which?
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Expires
11 Oct 2017
Sector
Childcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you passionate about achieving positive change for consumers? Which? are the consumer champion, we are the largest independent consumer body in the UK, and we make change happen. Our products, services, and campaigns help to make people's lives fairer, simpler, safer, and bring them better value. The work of our Policy team underpins what we do and helps to effect national change. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Policy Analyst to join our team and help shape and develop our policy. What you'll be doing As Policy Analyst you will help underpin our extensive campaign work, products and services by delivering high-quality policy projects around the consumer landscape. You'll be our resident problem solver. Liaising across a range of business areas you will need to get to the heart of complex issues and use your policy skills to offer evidence-based solutions - from projects on how consumer data should be used and regulated, to supporting our impactful campaign work on improving Broadband access and speeds. You'll use your insight to feed into our policy development, the design of our services, and campaigning activity. You'll help to shape persuasive policy lines, prepare policy papers, and provide guidance for further policy ideas and research, all supported by your robust evidence. What we're looking for ?? High level of curiosity and interest in consumer research and policy ?? Research and project management experience ?? Experience of working in a team environment, involving collaborating, influencing and negotiating, and not afraid to challenge ?? Experience or understanding of wider European and international policy climate an advantage ?? Good numerical skills (with an aptitude for understanding and using statistical information) ?? Good communication skills, including ability to feedback insights ?? Excellent IT skills - including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and online research and analysis tools ?? Proven ability to work under pressure to short deadlines ?? Ability to be flexible in a continually changing environment and evolving business objectives What we offer in return Our rewards package is one of the best out there. You'll get 28 days' annual leave, an interest-free season ticket loan, life assurance, and a pension scheme that increases to 11% after you've been here for a year. You'll also get the chance to develop your career, with a big focus on internal development. And you can work every day knowing that you're playing your part in making consumers as powerful as the organisations they deal with.