Jane Dodds MS

Jane Dodds MS

Work Opportunity: Senior Researcher for Jane Dodds MS

Published 28/09/2021   |   Last Updated 25/11/2021   |   Reading Time minutes

Senior Researcher for Jane Dodds MS

Salary range: £26,650 – £37,612 pro-rata (band 1).

(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: Senedd and Home working

Ref: MBS-109-21

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.

Main Duties

  • Take individual responsibility for providing timely, high quality advice, analysis and briefing on a wide range of topics to assist with dealing with constituency casework or helping to inform debates 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 and maintain effective relationships and work collaboratively with colleagues from different service areas across the Senedd, with counterparts in other UK legislatures, and with organisations across Wales to remain informed of key issues on a range of legislative and policy areas
  • Maintain the highest standards of accuracy and independence in your own research work

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Substantial experience of delivering research or briefing 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; or
  • NVQ Qualification level 4 or equivalent in a relevant subject

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

For further details and to apply, please contact Branwen.Griffiths@senedd.wales 

Job and Person Specification

Application form

Important information 

Benefits of working for a Member

Closing date: 10 December 2021

Interview date: w/c 13 December 2021