Senior Policy Adviser (Planning & Rural Affairs)

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circa £37,092 per annum
18 Jan 2019
13 Feb 2019
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Senior Policy Adviser (Planning & Rural Affairs)

Are you a diligent and co-operative individual who is good with detail?

Are you a professional who is able to influence in matters regarding planning and rural affairs policy?

Position: Senior Policy Adviser (Planning & Rural Affairs)
Location: Stoneleigh HQ, Warwickshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: circa £37,092 per annum

Closing date: 13 February 2019
Interview date: 8 March 2019

About the role:

Due to the increasing number of planning and rural affairs policy areas requiring focus from our client, they are seeking an additional Senior Planning and Rural Affairs Adviser. This role will work alongside their current Senior Planning & Rural Affairs Adviser.

You will be responsible for leading the organisation's activity on planning and policy development for rural affairs to maximise opportunities for farm business to become more profitable and productive.

About you:

You will lead on the development and delivery of advice on identified rural planning policy and rural affairs issues to their members. Therefore experience of influencing key policy documentation is essential. The role will also involve working closely with appropriate HQ and Regional colleagues and providing briefing material for National and Regional Officeholders. The successful candidate will need to be an effective networker, to ensure the impact of policy change is communicated swiftly and effectively to a range of different audiences, including the organisation's Officeholders and senior staff.

You will ideally be educated to degree level and hold either a relevant postgraduate or professional qualification in planning, rural economy or surveying. Knowledge of local and regional planning policy issues will be advantageous, as will experience of lobbying, promotion and advisory services.

Who are they?

Our client is the voice of British farming, and their members are at the heart of what they do. On their behalf they lobby government and other stakeholders, develop policy and provide a range of frontline services.

Why join their team?

Working for our client means working alongside great people, who are recognised for their knowledge and expertise. Benefits include 25 days annual leave (plus statutory bank holidays), National Employment Savings Trust pension scheme, a performance related pay award scheme, a range of discounts through their Benefits employee portal and subsidised staff restaurant.

The organisation is an Equal Opportunities employer and values diversity.

You may have experience of the following: Senior Policy Adviser, Policy Adviser, Planning Adviser, Rural Affairs Advisor, Planning and Rural Affairs Advisor, Senior Policy Advisor, Policy Advisor, Senior Policy Executive, etc.