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Policy and Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £35,000
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 21st February 2019

  • Advertised from 29th January 2019


The organisation

The Carnegie UK Trust works to improve the wellbeing of people throughout the UK and Ireland by influencing policy and demonstrating innovative practice.

The role

We are looking to recruit a Policy and Development Officer to join our busy Wellbeing and Towns team.

We are looking for someone who can work:

  • across the UK and Ireland
  • with different stakeholders, from practitioners to politicians
  • across different themes (the team works on a wide range of topics covering aspects of place-making, public services, and understanding social progress)
  • using a variety of methods from research to stakeholder engagement to supporting innovative practice development

Successful candidates will therefore have strong transferable skills on analysis, communications and project management. The Trust is strongly committed to diversity within its workforce and especially welcomes applications from all in the community who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

The salary band is £25,000 to £35,000. The Trust operates a pay performance and progression system and excellent performers can expect to progress through the salary band in five years.

Application notes

Further information, a detailed job description and application form are available on the recruitment section on our website:

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 21 February 2019.

Interviews will be held on Monday 11 March 2019 at our offices (Andrew Carnegie House, Pittencrieff Street, Dunfermline, KY12 8AW)

Carnegie United Kingdom Trust

Incorporated by Royal Charter 1917

Scottish Charity No SC 012799 operating in the UK

Registered Charity No: 20142957 operating in Ireland