Policy Specialist

29422.00 - 38429.00 GBP Annual
12 Jul 2019
09 Aug 2019
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
A Policy Specialist job in Brighton

Your new company

The Pensions Regulator in Brighton, is seeking Policy professionals to develop and deliver high quality policy interventions. You will support senior decision makers in TPR and government to set regulatory strategy and government policy.

You will be responsible for leading virtual teams of policy, operational, legal and other experts to develop options which can be easily implemented. You will communicate our policy to the wider world, representing TPR in discussions with the pensions industry, government and other stakeholders.

Your new role

- Deliver robust, coherent, evidence-based policy which will have a significant impact on elements of UK private pensions.
- Lead virtual teams to formulate effective solutions to complex policy issues, drawing on a wide range of professional expertise and know-how from around the business and across the pensions industry where relevant.
- Actively influence government partners, industry stakeholders and internal business units in order to obtain agreement to proposals.
- Develop and deliver a range of policy products necessary to implement policy interventions such as codes, guidance; impact assessments and evaluations, all delivered in line with best policy-making and regulatory practice.
- Communicate effectively in a wide range of situations, ensuring TPR positions are accurately advocated and represented to external stakeholders and government.

What you'll need to succeed

- Knowledge and experience in policy development and implementation, including Better Regulation principles, policy development cycle, legislative development/ processes and open policy making techniques.
- Proven ability to build robust relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels, including the most senior.

- Excellent communication skills - written and oral, including public speaking. Resilience to scrutiny and ability to defend TPR policy positions in public fora.

Project management, time management and prioritisation skills; able to identify, mitigate and escalate risks appropriately.

What you'll get in return

An initial starting salary between GBP29K and over GBP38K depending on your level of experience, performance related pay towards the top of the salary grade, up to 25% of salary to aim for as bonuses, a civil service DB pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (33 days inclusive of bank holidays) and, in addition, the opportunity to utilise flexi-time to build up as many as 24 flexi days per annum.

What you need to do now
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