Policy Adviser (Skills / Employment)
Policy Adviser (Skills / Employment) An exciting opportunity working for a National trade association. Our client represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and Wales. Promoting the interests of farmers and growers, they aim to influence decision making at the highest levels to create an environment in which their members can be successful. Position: Adviser (Skills & Employment) Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire Contract type: Full Time, Permanent Salary: GBP29,637 per annum, company car included with role Benefits: 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holiday and increasing leave allowance commensurate with service), a contributory pension scheme, a range of discounts through their Benefits employee portal and a subsidised staff restaurant Closing Date: 25 March 2018 Interview Date: 12 & 13 April 2018 About the Role: In this role you will lead their policy work on skills and training of farmers and growers, on the availability of agricultural workforce and on employment legislation that applies to farm businesses. You will be the national expert in these issues, representing the client to influence skills and employment strategy, policy and regulation, and providing information and support to staff, officeholders and members. You will analyse the impact of policies, rules and initiatives generated by government and other organisations, addressing the workforce needs of British farm businesses and promoting professionalism in the industry. About You: They are looking to recruit a Policy Adviser with an eye for detail and ability to analyse complex information and translate it for non-experts. You will need to be very well organised and relish juggling competing priorities and demands. You will be an excellent networker, who thinks innovatively about how to solve problems and achieve results in challenging circumstances. You will be an authoritative, persuasive and articulate communicator in both writing and speaking. Strong team-working skills are essential for this role, along with proven project management experience. An interest in agriculture and horticulture is essential, and experience of working with an industry sector on skills and/or employment policy would be an advantage. The client is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity. You may have experience of the following: Policy Adviser, Policy Advisor, Policy Officer, Policy Executive, Employment Advisor, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc. This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.