Policy Assistant (Long-Term Savings)
Looking for a job where you can help make a genuine difference to peoples’ financial wellbeing?
We’re looking for Policy Assistant, Long-Term Savings to help the team’s work to secure policy and a regulatory framework which allows the life and savings industry to grow, compete and innovate and ultimately deliver the right products for their customers. You’ll tangibly see how your team guide and effect policy across the long-term savings industry.
There are no minimum requirements relating to work experience or education – our recruitment process is designed to assess the key skills needed to do this role and we can support your ongoing learning and development.
Please note we are open to applications from those who wish to work on a flexible and/or job share basis. The role is based in London, however, due to COVID-19, we’re currently working from home. If you would like to know more about how we’ve adapted, take a look at our blog.
- Undertake high quality research on, and analysis of, issues in the long-term savings market.
- Prepare draft policy papers and responses to consultations.
- Prepare for, attend and participate in relevant ABI Committees and member working groups.
- Lead the preparation of member newsletters and coordinating your team’s contributions to the Director General’s Weekly Note to senior long term savings industry stakeholders;
- Work collaboratively with colleagues in the Advocacy Directorate to ensure that the long-term savings sections of the ABI website are kept up to date;
- Prepare briefing notes for the Director General and Director of Long-Term Savings Policy and Protection.
- Maintain effective relationships with key industry stakeholders.
- Support the successful delivery of the Directorate’s conference and events programme.
We’re looking for
- Your interest in working in public policy.
- An ability to summarise complex information and make it accessible for others.
- Someone who works effectively as part of a team.
- Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage with people at all levels.
- An enthusiastic “can-do” attitude and a willingness to adapt to changing work demands and priorities.
- An ability to juggle different priorities simultaneously.
Throughout the interview and assessment process, we will be looking for you to demonstrate the ABI’s values; We are Brave; We take Ownership; We are Appreciative; We are Human and We are Curious.
Where can this role take you?
Wherever possible, we support our staff to develop their careers internally. The next natural step for you in this role would be a Policy Adviser – but this is flexible.
With a supportive environment and the fantastic exposure you get to lots of people in the industry and the knowledge you’ll build on a range of regulatory and policy issues, the ABI is a great place to start your career.
What training and benefits are offered?
On your first day you’ll be met by our HR team for a full company induction. You’ll then have inductions to get you up to speed with anything from Events to how our finances work, plus one to ones with relevant colleagues. Everyone goes on an introduction to insurance course and will receive plenty of on the job training. We host various Staff Learning Events throughout the year and you will be able to attend relevant ABI and industry events. Additional training will be tailored to your own personal needs and aspirations and we have a range of courses as part of our Learning and Development offering.