The National Infrastructure Commission is looking to recruit for a number of roles:

Diary Secretary
Deadline: 31 August

We’re looking for a Diary Secretary to manage the diaries of the four members of the National Infrastructure Commission’s Senior Management Team, and the Chairman.

This exciting and rewarding role offers an opportunity to work at the heart of the organisation as it focuses on the development of long-term infrastructure policy and strategy.

Based in London, the job holder will be responsible for ensuring that the schedules for the Chairman and Senior Management Team run smoothly, dealing with competing priorities, arranging visits, making timely travel arrangements and handling senior stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have prior experience of providing high-level diary support and be able to think on their feet and deal with unexpected events.

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Commission Secretary
Deadline: 7 September

We’re looking for a Commission Secretary to manage the key governance structures of the National Infrastructure Commission, overseeing secretariat support and inputs into key meetings – including monthly meetings of the Commission alongside quarterly meetings of its Oversight Board, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee and various other high level strategic meetings with external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be good at building relationships, be able to think on their feet, and deal with unexpected events quickly and calmly.

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Policy Advisers (up to four vacancies)
Deadline: 7 September

We’re looking for up to four Policy Advisers to work flexibly across the National Infrastructure Commission’s broad policy portfolio.  The successful candidates will be responsible both for developing policy and recommendations in the areas on which they lead, but also evaluating and tracking progress by government and industry in implementing existing Commission recommendations in those areas, working closely with other policy and analytical colleagues to provide high-quality analysis and policy advice to the Commission.

Core responsibilities are likely to include:

1. Leading policy development either in one or more infrastructure sectors, either as part of the development of the second National Infrastructure Assessment, or as part of the NIC’s programme of studies into specific infrastructure challenges. This may include, for example, commissioning and managing research programmes, running stakeholder engagement, establishing and running policy boards or expert groups, and managing consultation and call for evidence processes.

2. Leading on the implementation of one or more policy recommendations emerging from the first National Infrastructure Assessment.

3. Drafting high-quality reports and supporting materials, written in plain but engaging English.

4. Developing knowledge and expertise relating to infrastructure.

5. Developing effective relationships with departmental, regulatory, academic and industry stakeholders to provide expert advice to Commissioners and to obtain quality input from stakeholders as needed.

6. Communicating credibly with key stakeholders regarding the work of the Commission, including technical experts, academics, government officials and non-technical audiences.

For more details, including how to apply, click here.