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Head of Policy for National Parks England

  • Permanent

  • £36.1k – £39.9k per annum pro rata (£28.9k for 28 hours per week)

  • 28 hours per week

  • Southwark, London, SE1

National Parks England (NPE) is the representative body for the nine English National Park Authorities and the Broads Authority. We provide a collective voice, ensuring that policy makers and Parliamentarians understand and value these beautiful places and the work of the Authorities that help look after them.

We have a rare and exciting opportunity as we’re looking to recruit a Head of Policy to lead our work in engaging with national policy; to develop (with the Executive Director and the Authorities) NPE’s policies and positions; and to present these to senior national policy-makers.

You will enjoy being part of a small team; proactively identifying and analysing a wide range of emerging policy issues and working with colleagues to develop appropriate responses.  You will have excellent knowledge of national policy making processes and the key issues facing National Parks, and a proven ability to analyse, research and influence others.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of a dynamic policy environment working with a range of passionate and experienced people, committed to safeguarding these extraordinary places for everyone to enjoy.

This post is based in an amazing location, just a few minutes walk from Borough tube station (Northern Line) and approximately 10 minutes walk from London Bridge.

  • Closing date: 12:00 on Wednesday, 5 December 2018

  • Expected interview date: week commencing Monday, 17 December 2018

For further information about this vacancy and working for the Authority in general, please download the recruitment pack below: