Researcher and PA for Eluned Parrott AM

November 21, 2011 12:35 PM

Researcher and PA for Eluned Parrott AM

Regional Assembly Member for South Wales Central

Salary range: £17,472 - £23,563 (Band 3)

(Please note that recruitment will normally be at the minimum of the range)

Working hours: 37

Location: National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay

The Regional Assembly Member for South Wales Central is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with a keen interest in politics to provide the Member with high quality research services on a wide range of topics.

Main duties include:

  • Working with the Regional Manager to provide a research support service for the Assembly Member

  • Preparing research briefings, speaking notes and questions according to the guidance provided

  • Managing the Member's diary and ensuring that the Member is sufficiently briefed in advance of all engagements

  • Scheduling and promoting surgeries across the region

Essential criteria include:

  • Relevant experience in a research or information environment

  • Evidence of good analytical skills, including the ability to summarise accurately from a wide range of views and be able to quickly identify the key issues from a wide range of sources of information

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to make appropriate and effective use of IT to analyse and present information

  • Effective organisational skills with the ability to work to own initiative to tight deadlines, as well as work as part of a small team.

This challenging role provides an excellent opportunity for those wishing to work in an exciting and rewarding political environment.

Please note appointment will be subject to references and a security check.

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

For further information, or to submit an application form, please email

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