Policy Officer, full-time fixed term to December 2011
Salary (national pay award due) appointment on range
Point 27 £27,183 to Point 35 £34,435 pa plus £3,704 London Weighting


GuildHE is the representative body for the leaders of a diverse range of new universities, university colleges and specialist institutions.  Based in central London, this post provides policy support to GuildHE’s members and promotes their interests to a wide audience. The office team also provides briefing, guidance and exchange opportunities for members and their staff to share their good practice. 


Reporting to the GuildHE CEO, the Policy Officer will be involved with a number of key policy areas, including HE finance, estates, IT and information and data processing.  He/she will also be significantly involved in the collection and analysis of data, especially to support the advocacy, public relations and other aspects of GuildHE’s work. The Policy Officer is an active member of the small office team, organising and attending events.


We are looking for an effective and confident communicator who can demonstrate excellent research, analytical and problem solving skills and who holds a good degree or equivalent. You should also have a minimum of 3 years experience working either in higher education or in a policy, finance or planning role in a related sector. 


Further details of the post, including a person specification and job description are available to download below or call/email Hazel Flynn on 020 7387 7711 or business@guildhe.ac.uk for an application pack. 


Closing date Friday 16 October 2009.  Interviews Monday 26 October 2009.


Policy Officer


GuildHE is committed to promoting equal opportunities and aims to ensure that no prejudice or discrimination is shown towards particular individuals or groups on the grounds of race, gender, disability, age or sexual orientation.


Woburn House
20 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9HB

Charity number 1012218
Company number 2600590