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Working with the Policy Connect team

Policy Connect offers an open, vibrant work environment close to the heart of UK politics. In a team of 25 staff, you will experience the buzz of working in Westminster and the passion of working to make a change to people’s lives for the better.

Our team gets to have great influence shaping the policy field and work across Policy Connect in developing the direction of the role. 

Researcher and Project Co-ordinator: Carbon Monoxide Safety Policy

The Researcher will primarily be responsible for delivering the programme of the All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group (APPCOG) and ensuring the group’s work has policy impact in Westminster and in the wider industry. The researcher and project co-ordinator will work with the APPCOG Manager and focus on the following key aspects:

  • Engaging a wide range of stakeholders in the APPCOG’s policy work
  • Policy development, writing of briefings and presenting research results
  • Campaign work and events

The APPCOG provides an objective platform for debate and engagement between policy makers and policy users and works with fuel and energy suppliers, appliance manufacturers and fitters, regulators, charities, fire and rescue services, the medical profession, local authorities, and housing health and safety bodies to support the development of best policy to prevent and properly treat carbon monoxide poisoning.

The role is attractive to candidates with an interest in parliamentary affairs, public-interest campaigns and housing and/or public health policy.

As researcher in our Health and Carbon Monoxide Safety team you will have great influence shaping the policy field and work across Policy Connect in developing the direction of the role.

Benefits include:

  • Policy Connect contributes 5% to the employee pension scheme
  • Inclusion in the formal Policy Connect learning and development programme
  • Flexible working


Job description and application information 

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In order to ensure equal opportunities during our recruitment processes we are carrying out blind recruitment. Therefore please send your documents as a word file if possible and include a second copy of your cover letter and CV with your name erased. Failure to do this will be noted during the shortlisting process.

Please contact Georgina Bailey on 020 7922 7813 (or the Careers email address) if you have any questions regarding the role or Policy Connect

  • Closing date: 11 September 2018, 5pm
  • Likely interview date:  the week commencing 24 September 2018

We encourage early applications as we are recruiting into a vacant post and exceptional candidates may be invited to interview early allowing the position to be filled before the application window has closed.