Policy Advisor

Policy Advisor

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Closing Date: 25/05/2022

Location/Division: Home based with travel to other offices

Policy Advisor


Full-Time – 35 hours per week

Salary: £28,000 - £34,000 DOE plus Benefits package (including pension, 22 days paid holiday per annum and bank holidays plus 3 days for company shutdown over Christmas and New Year)

Home Based – this role will include UK national travel


It’s an exciting time to join us on our journey to help shape the next generation of engineering and manufacturing capabilities as we enter an ambitious growth phase with new opportunities and projects.  We work as one team, and our people and customers are at the heart of everything we do.  If you are looking for your next challenge and want to be part of a successful team making a difference by giving engineers the opportunity to change their world and ours, we would love to hear from you.


About the role 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Policy Advisor to join our friendly CEO team, to lead delivery on the latest skills policy information relating to the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector and help to build Enginuity’s reputation as a voice in engineering and skills policy through the building of networks and the production of policy materials.


What you’ll be doing

The Policy Advisor, reporting to the Head of Policy and Partnerships, will be responsible for researching and presenting findings and succinct insights into various key policy documentation to management and the wider team.  You will contribute to internal and external events related to skills policy as required and support the development of relationships with key advisors/civil servants and parliamentarians across the Governments of the 4 nations whilst identifying opportunities to align Enginuity’s products and services to emerging and existing skills policy.


What we’re looking for

You will have a proven track record of working within a policy, research or economic environment as well as proven skills in information gathering, report writing, drafting consultation documents and providing a succinct analysis of policy documents/research reports.  You will have an understanding and a broad grasp of key strategic issues and skills gaps facing the manufacturing and engineering sector and the skills policy landscape across the 4 nations.

You will be an excellent communicator with a successful track record of building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and have the ability to engage, influence and contribute during meetings and events. 


Other skills which would be desirable however not needed to apply for the role

If you have previous experience working within a sector skills organisation this would be an advantage.


Working for EAL/Enginuity Group

We offer a supportive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive place to work for all our colleagues and we want everyone to feel valued and that they can be themselves at work. 

•Competitive salaries

•A defined contribution pension of 4.5% employer contribution

•22 days paid holiday (increasing with service to 27 days) 

•3 paid days for company shutdown over Christmas and New Year 

•Life assurance of 2x your salary

•Paid membership of a professional body 

•Wellbeing programmes, access to a free wellbeing website and wellbeing app

•Paid time off to volunteer in your local community or wider charitable causes

•A comprehensive discounts and benefits scheme, with discounts at many high street and online retailers

•Maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption and dependant leave 

•Access to training and development opportunities


About Us

Enginuity is changing the world – well sort of.  Home to EAL, the Awarding Organisation for Engineering and Manufacturing qualifications, we are proud of our long and successful history of leading and shaping skills in the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector.  As a trusted partner to individual engineers, educators and engineering employers, using unmatched industry expertise and data, we create practical solutions to workforce skills challenges so that engineers can change their world and ours. 

We’re unable support UK relocation or to sponsor a visa for this role.
Depending on the volume of applications, the closing date for this position may be extended or brought forward.

Diversity Statement

Enginuity is committed to equality of opportunity in employment, where all individuals are considered on the basis of relevant merits, skills, and abilities.