Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£30000 - £40000 per annum
Job description

Policy Manager with Cambridge Ahead

Client Details

Cambridge Ahead promote sustainable economic growth and quality of life. They work closely with local and national government and other key stakeholders to government and other key stakeholders to develop and deliver growth strategies that meet the needs of the local economy. They highlight both the opportunities and needs of the region by producing data, undertaking research, analysing topics and influencing policy development.


  • ? Undertaking research and applying critical analysis to a variety of topics to inform our work programme
  • ? Drafting and developing innovative policy proposals in response to the complex challenges facing Cambridge
  • ? Producing responses to statutory consultations and submissions to Government
  • ? Managing a programme of activity and leading on specific projects as necessary
  • ? Engaging with a wide range of stakeholders to understand and respond to the needs of the Cambridge economy
  • ? Some secretariat support to high-level stakeholder groups and committees


  • Producing written reports and other material analysing complex information
  • Programme / Project Management - particularly managing project groups made up of participants from a range of organisations
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Working with Civil Servants, Local Government Officers, and others from across Government
  • Working with and building strong relationships with business networks and other representative bodies
  • The ability to influence and provide credible presentations with gravitas.
  • A solid understanding of, or commitment to learn about, local growth policy
  • Proactive and adaptive to changing circumstances and priorities

Job Offer

£30,000 - £40,000 PA DOE plus benefits

Posted on: 01 June 2020
Closed date: 04 June 2020
Job ref: 14097013/001
Tags: Policy/Research