Policy Adviser (Skills / Employment)

£29,637 per annum, company car included with role
13 Mar 2018
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Policy Adviser (Skills / Employment)

An exciting opportunity working for a National trade association.

The National Farmers' Union represents the interests of farmers and growers across England and Wales. Promoting the interests of farmers and growers, we aim to influence decision making at the highest levels to create an environment in which our members can be successful.

Position: Adviser (Skills & Employment)
Location: Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £29,637 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 our NFU 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 the NFU's 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 NFU to influence skills and employment strategy, policy and regulation, and providing information and support to NFU 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:

We 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 NFU 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.
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