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Role: HEO Policy Legal

Contract Length: 6 Months (1-3 days/week on site)

Location: Whitehall, London

IR35: INSIDE

Rate: £(Apply online only)/day

Security Clearance: SC & Sole Uk national

Minimum Requirement:

SC Clearance
Sole UK National
Experienced in document redaction.
Law degree – LPC
Civil litigation – disclosure & redaction.
Communication / stakeholder management skills.
Civil service / MoD / Home Office / FCDO – nice to have.
Policy or secretariat work within HMG.
Top 3 essential criteria:

Strong communication skills and ability to build good working relationships.
Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and being reliable in follow these through to conclusion.
Good drafting skills – which the role will help improve – and close attention to detail
Previous legal or policy experience is desirable, but absolutely not essential.

Liaising with the legal advisor team on litigation cases.

Advising on legal policy matters, processes, and emerging issues.
Working closely with the Government Legal Department to provide policy input to live legal cases, and manage risks arising from Judicial Reviews that the organisation is exposed to.
Engaging with the rest of the legal policy team, the Senior Leadership team in the DARR, including the relevant Deputy- Directors, so they are aware of issues and can provide senior
input to decision-making.
Identifying pertinent information from case working and eligibility files to clearly articulate how and why decisions were made regarding an applicant’s case and across wider cohorts.
Ensuring good information management practices, to help prepare for legal cases.
Leading for the team on dismissals litigation and linking in with other teams in DARR on this topic.
Liaising with cross-government representatives on ARAP and resettlement legal issues, including FCDO and Home Office.
Ensuring coherence of outputs with Policy, Casework and Secretariat teams.
Keeping track of key deadlines as part of a busy portfolio and prioritising within this, to ensure equities are protected
This will involve engaging with Ministerial, legal and senior advice, working with others teams across the Directorate and managing any litigation relating to this. Good attention to detail and honed communication and engagement skills to explain, clarify and articulate the ARAP policy and legal position to a wide audience (including external lawyers) are important.

Disability Confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, CLIENT guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.

Armed Forces Covenant

CLIENT is proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant and as such, we guarantee to interview all veterans or spouses / partners of military personnel who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of ex-military candidates / military spouses or partners, who meet all of the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group. 

If you qualify for the above, please notify us on (phone number removed).

We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on (phone number removed)

 

£400 – £450/dayDay

 

Full TimeContract

 

 

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