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Grade 7 Strategy and Policy Advisor

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Location England (London & Greater) - UK
Town/City Defra Strategy Unit London
Salary Additional Information £46184 - £55976
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 21/04/2009
Company Name Defra
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Directory Entry : Defra is the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on the environment, food and rural affairs.
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RCRE 1282 – Grade 7 Strategy and Policy Advisor 2 year FTA

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Nobel House, London

Pay range

£46184 - £55976

Skills required

Defra’s Strategy Unit (SU) is looking for a G7 Strategy and Policy Advisor to be part of delivering our Vision of placing strategy and evidence firmly at the centre of all Defra business.  

This is a demanding role and you will be expected to demonstrate all the Defra competencies at G7 level.  Excellent track record of strategy skills, resilience, and ability to be creative, value evidence and deliver excellent analysis of complex issues will be key.

The post holder will have excellent strategy skills.  He or she and will help lead and drive cross-cutting projects within a multidisciplinary team which includes, policy analysts, economists, social researchers and natural scientists.  He or she will be expected to be highly visible and proactive identifying new areas of work and strengthening the team’s analytical and policy capacity within Defra with ample opportunities to work with other government departments to promote Defra’s interests and help deliver our priorities and objectives.

The Strategy Unit has regular and direct exposure to Ministers and senior Managers.  It offers excellent development opportunities including: opportunities to develop and build strong time management skills ( to enable you to contribute flexibly across a number of projects) training to build strategic capability; working in multi-disciplinary teams and the opportunity to turn your analysis into credible strategy developments across the full spectrum of Defra’s interests.

Full details will be included in the application pack.

How to apply

For an application pack, please contact: -
Email: -
ssd.applications@Defra.gsi.gov.uk or Tel : - 0845 603 7262

Please quote reference RCRE 1282 in all enquiries/applications/emails

Closing date for applications

21 April 2009

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