Deputy Directors, Various Project Delivery Roles within MHCLG in Wolverhampton

Location
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
27 Jul 2021
Closes
22 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full time

MHCLG is looking to recruit people at Deputy Director (Senior Civil Service Pay Band 1) level for policy roles. As a Policy Deputy Director, successful candidates can expect to be involved in quickly building effective relationships and networks with ministers and senior colleagues; horizon scanning – identifying and responding to emerging issues and their potential impacts; and bringing together experts from different disciplines to provide advice to ministers that is based on the best available evidence and research, at pace. The roles will be challenging and varied and could be in any part of MHCLG’s policy portfolio, from housing and planning to local growth to building safety and net zero.

Job description

As a Policy Deputy Director, successful candidates can expect to be involved in a range of the following:

Quickly building effective relationships and networks with ministers and senior colleagues across their own and other teams/organisations.

Horizon scanning – identifying and responding to emerging issues and their potential impacts.

Accurately articulating ongoing and rapidly emergent issues, verbally and in writing.

Bringing together experts from different disciplines to provide advice to ministers that is based on the best available evidence and research, at pace.

Working in partnership with internal / external stakeholders to protect / support vulnerable people.

Working on new interventions to support local business / residents.

This list should be considered as indicative rather than exhaustive.

You can find out more about us and the work we do by visiting Making a difference - MHCLG (whitehalltowestmids.org.uk)

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