City of London, London
£38000 - £44000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is excited to be partnering with Centre for Cities to source a Senior Policy Officer who will join their team. This role will lead on gathering intelligence, researching ideas and developing proposals with the purpose of setting out what needs to change to help urban areas thrive. COVID has had a significant impact on urban areas and Centre For Cities is playing a vital role in advising on how areas can recover and level up once it is over.

As a think tank, their policy proposals are fundamental to their ongoing success and impact as an organisation. They are now seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to work across the organisation, including with the senior management team, to research, develop and hone their proposals for policy at local and national level.


The ideal candidate will live and breathe policy and have direct experience of developing and implementing policy in the public sector, nationally or locally. You will be a self-starter, happy to engage with colleagues and external stakeholders to build and test the most compelling policy positions for the organisation and help them to make the case for their adoption by local and national government. We are looking for someone bursting with ideas, with a thorough-going approach and a deep-seated desire to effect change through their work.


Centre for Cities is able to discuss flexible working options as well as offering other benefits.


At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application. In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to speaking with you soon.


Please note, due to high volumes of interest in vacancies it may not be possible to answer all individual queries on positions prior to an application or registration.

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Posted on: 01 March 2021
Closed date: 21 March 2021
Job ref: HQ00178308
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management