Senior Policy Officer

Senior Policy Officer


£25.38 Per Hour

Full Time


Harrow, Greater London

Public Sector And Council

Posted 10 days ago

Expires in 17 days

Job Description
Job Title: Senior Policy Officer
Location: Hybrid   
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment Partnership for Harrow Council  
Contract Type: Temporary Assignment  
Hours of Work: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday 

Overview of a Senior Policy Officer

Pertemps have an exciting opportunity within Harrow Council for a self-driven and motivated Senior Policy Officer to join an expanding team. 

The role of a Senior Policy Officer has a competitive pay rate of £25.38 per hour, increasing in line with Harrow Council Pay Scale increments.  Other benefits include, accruing up to 28 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays) and the opportunity to apply for any internal permanent roles within Harrow Council. 

The Main Purpose of a Senior Policy Officer: 

To provide rigour and support to the community cohesion function of the Council and undertake qualitative and quantitative analysis, research and review programmes to support this, ensuring rigorous methodologies are applied to projects

To support the Head of Community Cohesion by deputising for her/him.

To support the Head of Community Cohesion by having functional oversight of the collective responsibilities of the community cohesion team and offering advice and guidance to community cohesion officers in this context.

To provide strategic community cohesion policy advice and support to the Head of Paid Service, Corporate Strategic Board, the Leader, Portfolio Holders and the Scrutiny Leadership Group.

To build collective, cross-council and inter-agency policy support for the development of the corporate community cohesion direction of the authority, engaging with executive and scrutiny councillors, senior managers partners and Government Departments.

To oversee, co-ordinate and manage the planning of and support to meetings of Harrow’s strategic partnerships and senior management bodies.

To support with the councils’ resettlements programmes, including Afghans and Syrian programmes

To assist with the case load with resettlement programmes

To lead on the case management of the council’s resettlement programmes

To lend managers capacity with the case management of programmes

To liaise with officers and managers working with the resettlement programs.

About you, the successful candidate will have: 

Must be skilled at case management

Skilled at working in an endowering policy area

Skilled at working in a rage of policies including locally, nationally regionally

To be able to provide overview of project finances

Good understanding and development of applied research methodologies

Substantial experience of policy research

Excellent written skills, especially report writing skills

Self-motivating and able to initiate projects and motivate others

Experience of managing and conducting research projects

If you have the necessary skills and experience for this role please click ‘apply’. 

About us 

For almost 60 years, Pertemps Recruitment Partnership has been the market leader in providing permanent and temporary staffing solutions and we are one of the most established players within the recruitment industry. The Sunday Times has listed us as one of the Best 100 Companies to work for 14 years running. We are not a big scary faceless company, quite the opposite: we strongly believe in the personal touch with everything we do. We are proud to be an accredited ‘investor in people’ which is reflected across our business in the length of service and career progression of our employees. 

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

Abidah Hamid

02084 263880

Division 465

Pertemps Onsite Harrow

Harrow Council

PO Box 57

Civic Centre

Station Road




0208 426 3880

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