Head of Policy

National Parks England (NPE) is the representative body for the nine English National Park Authorities and the Broads Authority. We provide a collective voice, ensuring that policy makers and Parliamentarians understand and value England’s National Parks and the work of the Authorities that look after them.

We are now looking for a Head of Policy to lead our work in engaging with national policy; to develop (in conjunction with the Executive Director and the Authorities) NPE’s policies and positions; and to present these to senior national policy-makers.

You will enjoy being part of a small team; proactively identifying and analysing a wide range of emerging policy issues and working with colleagues to develop appropriate responses.  You will have excellent knowledge of national policy making processes and the key issues facing National Park Authorities, and a proven ability to analyse, research and influence others.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of a dynamic policy environment working with a range of passionate and experienced people, committed to safeguarding these extraordinary places for everyone to enjoy.

How to Apply

The HR team at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority are helping us with the administration in filling this vacancy.  Further information including recruitment pack and application forms can be found on the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority website at www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/vacancies

A recruitment pack and application form can also be obtained by e-mail from personnel@yorkshiredales.org.uk or by telephoning 0300 456 0030.

Completed application forms should be e-mailed to: personnel@yorkshiredales.org.uk by 12noon on Monday 24 September 2018.


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Key Information


£36.1k – £39.9k per annum pro rata (£28.9k for 28 hours per week)


National Parks England




Part Time


Graduate, Mid Level, Postgraduate, Senior


Administration, Campaigning, Conservation, Policy & Legislation


London, United Kingdom

Application Deadline:

24th September 2018 at 12:00pm

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