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Head of Policy

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/11/2019 22:59
£71,427 - £75,780 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Policy/ Research
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Nov

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This job is closed for applications.

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Newcastle is a great city – great staff doing great things for a great city
We are Proud, Fair and Ambitious – We are Newcastle

Newcastle is a great City, one that never stands still. A City that makes history and shapes the future. Despite the global economic challenges, we have bold plans and we have already started to deliver them. We have a plan to make our City better than ever.

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Head of Policy with substantial strategic policy experience and a proven track record developing and implementing innovative approaches that deliver exceptional results. You will have experience of working with elected members and senior officers in developing a vision of a vibrant city and delivering on the Council’s priorities of Education and Skills, Environment, Housing, Health and Social Care and Employment.

As well as being an experienced policy expert; with a proven track record of working on a local, regional and national level to interpret strategy in to policy, you must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to develop strong working relationships with a range of internal and external partners.

You should also have significant experience in establishing and sustaining strategic relationships. If you thrive in working in a fast-paced dynamic organisation, with the ability to lead and influence at the most senior level, we would love to hear from you.

For further information, please contact Tom Warburton, Director of City Futures on 0191 211 8901.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Head_of_Policy/192955 and select 'Apply Now'.

1st interviews to be held on Friday 6 December 2019 and 2nd interviews to be held on Tuesday 10 December 2019.

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