Refugee and Asylum Policy and Research Manager

Closing Date:

Salary:          £40,000 - £42,000 p.a. dependent on experience

Location:     Hybrid working between home and North London office

Contract:      Full time, 2 year fixed term contract

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Refugee and Asylum Policy and Research Manager to join our UK Programmes team which delivers a number of projects to support the successful integration of refugees in the UK.

As Policy and Research Manager, you will lead our response, both reactive and proactive, to refugee and asylum policy both nationally and internationally. Activities will include designing and delivery of major research, providing advice to senior leaders, stakeholders and decision makers and influencing policy and strategy development. You will produce external material and publications that help inform sector stakeholders and ensure that the organisation continues to access and learn from best practice, innovation from other agencies and parts of the world.

You will possess demonstrable experience of research and policy advice in a similar role with knowledge and or interest in asylum and refugee policy in particular. Experience in fostering good working relationships with key decision makers and policy makers at all levels is key as is strong interpersonal and communications skills. You will be expected to take a proactive and reactive approach to working with the ability to think innovatively. The right candidate will also enjoy distilling and synthesising complex information and communicating the outcome for a range of audiences.

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and Jewish holidays. Holiday increases to 25 days after 5 years' service
  • Company pension scheme and life assurance
  • Health Cash Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

Specific responsibilities and person specification can be found in the Candidate pack.

As this role has contact with vulnerable groups, it is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and references.

To apply: Submit your CV, a completed Recruitment Monitoring Form, Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and a Covering Letter which outlines what skills you have that will help you excel in this role.

To submit your documents use the 'Apply Now' at the bottom of this page.

Download forms: 

Candidate Pack

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

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