Policy Officer

Posted 28 days ago by Pertemps
Location Harrow Job Type Temporary
Salary £22.51 per hour Sector Government & Public Sector
Job Title: Policy Officer
Location: Harrow, HA1 2XY
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment for Harrow Council
Contract Type: Temp / Full time

A fantastic opportunity within Harrow Council for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join us as a Policy Officer. We are seeking self-driven and motivated individual to join us as a Policy Officer.
In return we pay a competitive rate of £22.51 per hour
other benefits include excellent training and support for career development and 21 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Experience and knowledge required is:
- Understanding of the purpose of the scrutiny function
- Expert knowledge of local government policy and performance environment
- Policy knowledge including: general policy affecting local government, equalities, voluntary sector, domestic violence, community safety and scrutiny.
- Expert knowledge of research methodologies
- Understanding of the Harrow community
- Managing effective working relationships in a political environment
- Working with councillors and senior managers
- Managing and conducting research projects
- Maintenance of ongoing policy expertise briefing materials for councillors/managers or similar
- Managing a committee work programme

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

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