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Policy Manager, Assistive Technology

This is an exciting new role which has not long been established, in a dynamic team researching cutting edge technologies, data use, and design.

In this role you will work within the Policy Connect Manufacturing, Design & Innovation Team (MDI) and contribute to the activities of the All-Party Parliamentary Groups, Research Commissions and Forums in the department. Specifically, you will lead on the team’s work on assistive technology policy, overseeing the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Assistive Technology, while also working with your colleagues across the team on policies covering manufacturing, the design and creative industries, technology, and data analytics.

This includes preparing and attending high-profile events in Parliament, preparing and disseminating policy briefings to inform Parliamentary debates, conducting research to feed into Parliamentary inquiries and the production of inquiry reports including policy recommendations.

Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 27th July

Interview Date: Week commencing 31st July & 7th August

Start Date: Immediately.

How to apply

Please read the job description and candidate specification below, and send your CV of no more than 2 A4 pages, a covering letter of no more than one A4 page and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form to Please include “Policy Manager, Assistive Technology” in the application email subject line.

Please ensure that your covering letter states your current or most recent salary and refers specifically to how your experience relates to the main duties and person specifications required for this role.

Please contact the Head of Manufacturing, Design & Innovation, at or on 0207 202 8586 if you have any questions regarding the role or Policy Connect.

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