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Tel: 01227 639768

Policy Manager

Location: London

Salary expectation: £32,000 to £38,000

Application deadline: Mon 8th April

This is a full-time role

NPC is the leading, independent think tank and consultancy for the UK social sector, working with charities, philanthropic funders and policymakers to achieve the greatest possible social impact for the people, places and causes that need it.

NPC is recruiting for a Policy Manager to join our busy and dynamic Think Tank and External Affairs team andhelp expand, develop and deliver ourpolicy programme as we refine and redefine our strategic priorities.

Our think tank work provides thought leadership for the sector and brings people and organisations together to tackle the social problems facing us in 21st Century Britain. We identify issues preventing the sector from achieving its potential, explore ways to overcome them and create and convene coalitions for change in the process. We are currently working on projects including: the state of the social sector; accessibility, diversity, equality and inclusion; criminal justice; ‘place’ as a unit of social change; the need for cross-sectoral collaboration; and the potential for digital transformation in social change.

About the role

The Policy Manager will provide support to and work with the Head of External Affairs to expand, develop and deliver NPC’s programme. This will include:

  • Helping to project manage and deliver existing flagship projects;
  • Helping develop, fundraisefor and deliver smaller, topical policy projects;
  • Monitoring and analysing external trends and development; and
  • Co-ordinating and running policy briefings and policy advisory board meetings.

You will have experience of working in a research, think tank or relevant environment, developing policy or strategy. You will be a strong communicator, able to adapt to different audiences via briefings, consultation responses, blogs, or collaborative work with NPC colleagues and partners. A passion for the not-for-profit environment and understanding of public policy is desirable.



Deadline: Mon 8th April