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Head of Policy and Research - Outside IR35 - Edinburgh

Job Title: Head of Policy and Research - Outside IR35 - Edinburgh
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £285 - £286 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH56540_1518178968
Contact Name: Billy Henchy
Contact Email: b.henchy@parity.net
Job Published: February 09, 2018 12:22

Job Description

Head of Policy and Research - Outside IR35 - Edinburgh

An opportunity for an experienced Head of Policy and Research to work for a public inquiry in Edinburgh. The Head of Policy and Research will report directly to the Secretary to the Inquiry, working closely with the Chair, Counsel and Solicitor to the Inquiry team.

Essential criteria

  • A flexible and adaptable attitude and the ability to work as part of an independent, close-knit team;
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and an ability to deal with complex and sensitive issues;
  • Evidence of a very high level of credibility and confidence in managing internal and external relationships;
  • Excellent research and analytical skills;
  • Highly developed oral and written communication;
  • An ability to manage and deliver multiple priorities using initiative and creative thinking;
  • Experience of overseeing the delivery of complex large scale projects or programmes;
  • The ability to familiarise yourself rapidly with the relevant legislation and background to the Inquiry;

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