James Evans

James Evans

Work Opportunity: Senior Parliamentary Assistant for James Evans MS

Published 24/06/2022   |   Last Updated 17/03/2023   |   Reading Time minutes

Senior Parliamentary Assistant for James Evans MS

MBS Reference: MBS-107-22

Salary range: £27,450 - £38,740 pro-rata

All new staff are expected to enter on the scale minimum of the appropriate pay band. Individual staff will, subject to satisfactory performance, move up the incremental scale one point at a time on the anniversary of their commencement of employment until they reach the scale maximum for their band.

Working hours: 37 

Location: Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay

Appointment Type: Permanent

Purpose of Job

To take the lead and provide the Member with high quality research, analysis and briefing on a wide range of topics.  This may include subject areas which the post holder is unfamiliar. To undertake research/press and media related work as required for the Member of the Senedd ensuring that high standards of confidentiality are maintained.

Main Duties

  • Provide timely high quality research advice, analysis and briefing on a range of legislative and policy areas
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of agreed subject areas so that you are able to anticipate and meet the information needs of the Member of the Senedd
  • Develop effective relationships and work collaboratively with colleagues from different service areas across the Senedd
  • Develop strong working relationships with your counterparts in other UK legislatures (Westminster/Holyrood), with the research community and with policy officials

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Substantial experience of delivering research and communications in a parliamentary or similar environment
  • Experience of working directly with influential, high profile people in a busy environment
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, combating discrimination and promoting the equality of opportunities and the Nolan Principles of Public Life

Essential Qualifications

• A degree or equivalent in a relevant subject

You are advised to read the full Job and Person Specification before applying for this post

For more information and to apply, please submit an application form to kate.pritchard@senedd.wales 

Closing date: 12:00, 04 April 2023

Interview date: 11 April 2023