Could you be our new Policy Officer?

15 July 2009

The Fatherhood Institute is looking to appoint a part-time Policy Officer, 20 hours per week, to lead the implementation of the Institute’s strategy for influencing public policy. This will involve monitoring and analysis of Government policy, formulation of our policy positions, and lobbying & campaigning, often in partnership with other agencies.

You will need first-rate analytical and communication skills, the ability to work with and influence people at all levels, a good understanding of the fatherhood agenda, and excellent planning and organisational skills.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and committed self-starter. You will preferably hold an appropriate professional qualification and be able to demonstrate at least 3 years’ relevant experience, including policy work for a children’s or family sector organisation.

The post is home based attracting a salary of £31,000 pro rata.

The post will require frequent attendance at meetings in London and some in Manchester.

The Fatherhood Institute is an Equal Opportunities Employer and seeks to embrace diversity.

For more details

Please download a job description and person specification 

For further details and/or to apply for these posts, contact David Bartlett, Deputy CEO,, telephone 07958 042476.

Applications should take the form of a CV with covering email/letter.

Closing date for applications: 03/08/09
Date for interviews: 15/09/09