Policy and Research Manager

10 December 2022
Full Time
County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP
Chief Executive's
£39,493 - £44,539 per annum

The County Council is seeking to appoint a motivated professional to lead the Council’s Policy and Research team. This is an excellent opportunity to work to support Senior Leaders and Elected Members. Activities will include designing and delivery major research, providing advice to senior leaders, stakeholders and decision makers and influencing policy and strategy development.

This includes leading on the development and monitoring of the Nottinghamshire Plan. You will play a lead role in maintaining knowledge of the local context, engaging with communities and partners, and keeping abreast of the national policy developments. 

We are looking for a proactive individual with a good understanding of political structures, up to date with social political and economic developments and experience of policy and strategy development. You will be able to work to a high standard both in preparing and writing strategies and in briefing and presenting to Members and Senior Officers. You will be ambitious and able to think creatively and come up with new ideas to provide solutions to complex problems and to work across different disciplines. You will be highly organised and have excellent interpersonal skills and have experience of working and building relations with a wide range of people.

We offer a friendly working environment as well as generous annual leave and bank holiday provision, flexible working arrangements and the opportunity to join our excellent career-average pension scheme.

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please contact Karen.Moseley@nottscc.gov.uk.


Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full-time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being accredited as a Disability Confident Leader Organisation.

Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, religion, belief, pregnancy and maternity status, age or sexual orientation.

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