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- Policy Officer, UK

Policy Officer

East Sussex County Council

Job reference:CEX02531



Salary:£41,815 to £45,700 per annum

Closing date:Sunday 22 October 2017

Hours of work: Full-Time
Working pattern: Full-time

For an informal discussion, please contact Jane Mackney on 01273 482146.
About the Role
Working in the Chief Executive's Office at the heart of the County Council, you will be part of the Policy and Performance Team providing support, information and advice to the County Council Members, the Chief Executive and Corporate Management Team on both local and national policy development in pursuit of the organisation’s priority outcomes.

You will be the right person for us if you are motivated by playing an active role in facilitating the success of the team - your research, management and organisation skills, ability to write reports and willingness to “roll up your sleeves” will help you succeed. You will understand and appreciate that “how” you do something can often be more important than “what” you do and will thrive working in the fast paced, corporate centre of a large, political organisation. Given the nature, complexity and sensitivity of the work of the Chief Executive’s Office, your integrity, adaptability and ability to understand quickly complex subject areas will be essential.

We know we are asking a lot of you – in return, you can expect to work in a highly supportive and caring environment that will help perform to the best of your abilities.

Don’t take our word for it – please see what our former Policy Officer had to say about their time in the role in the statement attached below.
Available documents
• Policy Officer Statement
• Job Description and Person Specification

Additional information?
 Equal opportunities

Additional information
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time 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 Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Job posted on 11 October 2017.

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