Greater London

£32,000 pro rata


About the organisation

Maternity Action is the UK’s leading charity committed to ending inequality and improving the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, par... Read more

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced policy professional to lead on our work on employment rights, which focuses on maternity discrimination, precarious work, health and safety, maternity and parental leave and pay, and flexible working. The role will involve policy analysis; preparing reports, briefings and responses to policy consultations; primary research; representing the organisation in meetings and networks; and recruiting and supporting individual women to take an active role in policy and campaigning.

We are looking for someone with excellent policy analysis skills; strong research skills, including primary research; experience in preparing reports, briefings, responses to Government consultations and policy submissions; and ability to support individual women to take part in campaigning, including dealing with sensitive health issues. Knowledge of employment policy is essential, and knowledge of maternity discrimination, gender equality and/or precarious work is desirable.

The role will be part of our small team based in Old Street, London.  The post is for 21 hours a week. We are happy to consider flexible working arrangements during normal business hours, including home working.  There will be regular meetings in London and occasional travel outside London.

Please send us an application outlining how you meet the selection criteria and your CV.  Applications close 12 February 2019.  Interviews will be held 1 March 2019.