• Belfast
  • £ Rate - £16.80 per hour
  • Temporary
  • caroline.beck@premiere-agency.com

In partnership with our client The consumer council Northern Ireland we have a fantastic opportunity for a senior policy and research officer to join their postal services department
Hours – 9AM – 5PM Monday – Friday
Rate – £16.80 per hour
Location – Remote working at the moment

  1. Presently we are working from home as set out by Government guidelines. Should this position change, the appointee would be expected to attend the offices at Seatem House as and when required.

  1. Main Duties / Purpose Of Job/Function of Role

  1. The main duties are:

  • To work as part of a small team supporting the business to achieve its objectives as set out in The Consumer Council’s Corporate Plan and Forward Work Programme.

  • To analyse qualitative and quantitative data from a wide range of sources in order to produce reports to inform policy development.

  • To carry out online web scraping, horizon scanning and monitoring of consumer issues

  • To produce evidence based research in the interests of current and future consumers, using appropriate analytical frameworks, methods and tools and project manage research carried out by external organisations on behalf of the Consumer Council.

  • To develop, write and communicate consultation responses to external organisations.

  • To undertake policy impact analysis of the postal market and the impacts on consumers.

  • Other tasks as needed to support the Head of Postal Services

  1. Specific Experience required

  1. Experience of project management with strong organisational and time management skills, and using own initiative to problem solve and be solutions-focused.

  2. Experience of planning, commissioning and managing external research projects.

  3. Experience of drafting reports e.g. interpreting survey results into reports.

  4. Confidence and initiative to interpret and present data in a user-friendly way.

  5. Strong attention to detail and confidence to proof-read effectively, especially in relation to numbers and statistical data.

  6. Strong experience other Microsoft Office packages such as Excel PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. Microsoft Power BI experience is desirable but not essential.