Policy Officer

Wales Environment Link

Cardiff, , GB

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a good background in both coordinating and motivating groups and developing policy. The ideal candidate will be personable and diligent with the tenacity to progress difficult discussions between WEL members in order to achieve mutual decisions. The post holder will work closely with the WEL Working Groups to develop WEL statements and consultation responses in an efficient and effective manner. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the public sector in Wales and be responsible for organising suitable events and opportunities to advocate agreed WEL policy positions to decision makers in Wales.

As one of the main points of contact for our Working Group Chairs, other group members and Welsh Government Officials you will be a confident, self-motivated, approachable, organised and meticulous coordinator and an extremely effective communicator with a demonstrable enthusiasm for the work of environmental campaigning organisations. 

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Your completed application form should be returned to the WEL office by 09.00 Monday 19th February.  

Interviews will be held week commencing 26th February or 5th March. If you have not heard from us by 23rd February you should assume you have been unsuccessful.

Please note that if you return your application form by email (preferred), should you be asked for interview, you will be expected to sign the declaration at the end of the application form on the day if you haven’t signed electronically.