This vacancy has now closed

Water Policy Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th January 2019

  • Advertised from 11th January 2019
  • 35 hours per week. Type of contract: Permanent. Salary range: £24,000 - £28,000 per annum, commensurate with experience.


Citizens Advice Scotland is the advocate for citizens and consumers in Scotland. We work over a range of areas covering social justice, financial health, communities and people first markets, undertaking research, policy and advocacy.

Citizens Advice Scotland uses the extensive data from our advice network, and other research, to inform our policy and advocacy work. This virtuous circle of advice and advocacy helps to deliver real change for people. As well as our general advocacy role we are levy-funded to carry out advocacy work in the energy, post and water sectors.

Water Policy Officer plays a vital and active role, initiating research projects, writing a wide range of policy papers and engaging with external industry, political and government stakeholders.

Water Policy Officer also plays an important part in our work to improve outcomes for consumers.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable knowledge and understanding of relevant policy areas across the UK and Scotland, including any associated regulations. You will also have a great ability to to effectively interpret quantitative and qualitative data as well as excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.

Employee benefits

Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Application notes

For further details and information on how to apply, please visit our website at

Closing date: Sunday, 27 January 2019, 5pm

Interviews: TBC

Citizens Advice Scotland is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux – Citizens Advice Scotland (Scottish Charity Number SC016637).