Policy Manager

  • Job Reference: 00023174-1
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £275 to £350 Per Day
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical, HSE, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Pertemps Scotland Ltd are working with our client in Glasgow to recruit for a Policy Manager in the Public Sector on a temporary basis for 6 Months with potential extension. Due to current circumstances this role will be based remotely. D/R - £275 - £350

These posts will provide an opportunity to develop and deliver policy that will have a direct bearing on the people of Scotland in both ensuring health outcomes but also enabling society and the economy to flourish. This will be demanding and fulfilling work and as a Directorate we will all be guided by the Organisations values, in particular that we treat people with kindness, dignity and compassion.

Posts are available in the below divisions:-
Covid Ready Society
Vaccinations
Testing and Contact Tracing
Community Surveillance
The policy work contributes to several national outcomes:
Grow up loved, safe and respected so that people realise their full potential
Live in communities that are inclusive, empowered, resilient and safe are healthy and active
Respect, protect and fulfil human rights and live free from discrimination
Main Duties
Manage and develop policy in key areas of the Covid-19 response, using evidence and drawing on scientific, clinical or specialist expertise as appropriate;
Provide high quality advice, and briefing to Ministers, often at short notice to tight timelines
Initiate, develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Proactively identify and address risks and opportunities within the policy area
Providing line management and support to junior colleagues
Essential
Ability to work autonomously, delivering challenging objectives in a fast-paced, high profile, politically sensitive environment
Experience of working to develop policy collaboratively with partners and stakeholders in sometimes challenging circumstances.
The ability to work effectively as part of a team to deliver challenging objectives in a fast-paced, high profile, politically sensitive environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Competencies
Improving Performance
People Management
Communications and Engagement
Analysis and Use of Evidence