How to become a
Policy & Research Officer

Estimated salary £35,300
Top location London

Driven by both passion and analytical intellect, the Policy & Research Coordinator is responsible for delivering robust research on a range of high-profile issues. At its very core, this role is about supporting the policy team by providing data and insight. You’ll engage in complex research projects using a variety of methodologies (surveys, questionnaires, interviews, etc.) that generate data and aid in policy development. It’s important to have an in-depth knowledge of UK political institutions and an eye for detail as you’ll be analysing government policies, drafting reports and engaging with stakeholders.

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Is a Research & Policy Coordinator Job Is Right For Me?

The Ideal Policy & Research Coordinator

  • Has an In-depth understanding of UK political institutions

  • Is self-motivated and extremely driven

  • Is passionate about meaningful work

  • Loves creative problem solving

Necessary Qualifications

  • Degree level education

  • Experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders

  • Previous experience conducting high-level research

  • Strong attention to detail

Additional Skills & Experience

  • Impeccable communication and organisation skills

  • Ability to collate and analyse information

  • Passion for policy analysis

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Supporting steering and task groups

  • Sharing relevant policy analysis with team

  • Keeping up-to-date with priority policies

  • Drafting reports, guidance and standards that explain complex ideas and findings

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