As part of the External Affairs team, the Senior Policy Manager will play a critical role in delivering our Innovate strand of work, using policy research and development to stimulate demand for high-quality skills across the education and training system and across the economy.
About the role
These insights will provide a unique contribution to the development of high-quality technical education and apprenticeships in the UK, informing skills policy and practice across UK skills systems and helping to inform the direction of WorldSkills UK’s careers advocacy and skills development programmes.
The Senior Policy Manager will be responsible for four key areas of work, including delivering the policy research elements of WorldSkills UK’s annual plan; developing engaging policy content to help communicate our key messages to our external audience; providing policy support for a high profile policy project and developing policy content to help deliver our policy events programme.
We are committed to making appointments on merit by fair and open processes and uses a blind recruitment approach. Please ensure that you submit your application in Word to help us in this process.
Applications should be submitted no later than 9 am on Friday 9 July 2021 and must include:
a curriculum vitae detailing your full career history with identifying information removed
a supporting statement with evidence of your suitability for the role, taking into account the points listed in the role description and person specification (throughout the recruitment process we will be looking for examples and evidence of your experience, knowledge and skills)
a separate document containing your contact details.
Applicants are also asked to complete a diversity monitoring questionnaire. As an organisation that is continually striving to ensure it is both diverse and inclusive in all areas of its recruitment and employment processes, we would like to collect some additional details from you. This information is classed as sensitive data and you are not obliged to give it to us. You will not be disadvantaged in any way should you choose not to. The information you supply is not used to process your application, nor does anyone directly responsible for the recruitment process ever have access to it. The data is pseudonymised and used by our HR team to understand how best to meet our diversity and inclusivity targets.
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