We have an exciting new opening for an experienced Policy Advisor to join our Policy team in our London Head Office and promote ADS and its members in the national security and resilience environment.
Reporting directly to the Director of Policy, you will play a key role in increasing the profile and support of the security sector through government, political and media engagement, and the formulation of high quality policy positions and input.
Being a confident, highly analytical individual who will increase ADS’ thought leadership role and reputation is vital for this role. You will be able to formulate high quality contributions to the government’s security policies and strategies.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, pro-active candidate who has an interest in the industry and national security, and is able to prioritise competing demands in a fast-paced working environment. As the Security & Resilience Policy Advisor, you must be capable of developing effective relationships with a diverse range of government stakeholders.
To be successful in the post you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to quickly grasp complex technical areas. You will be experienced at arranging and facilitating events (briefings, seminars, workshops), with a strong understanding of the workings of Central Government and Parliament. You will demonstrate knowledge of the security and resilience sector, including cyber, emergency services and intelligence and have a track record of developing policy advice and positions.
How to apply
To apply, or for a full job description, e-mail Hannah.Simmons@adsgroup.org.uk
All applicants should e-mail a CV and covering letter, which must include your salary expectations.