Policy Support Public Sector Resourcing London

  • Full Time
  • London

Public Sector Resourcing

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Policy Support Inside IR35

Contract Term:6 Months

Contracting Authority: MoD DARR

Location: Hybrid –3-4 days a week Whitehall

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is a central government department with a mission to protect our country and provide the ultimate guarantee of its security and independence, as well as helping to protect its values and interests abroad.

To do this we have an annual budget of almost £40 billion and a workforce comprising 193,000 people, almost 59,000 of whom are civilians. We currently manage more than £11 billion of spend every year.

Our work really matters; we offer engaging roles which have a direct impact on the quality of services we provide. We employ people in many different roles and in many locations across the UK and abroad. We have jobs in policy, finance, HR, IS/IT, commercial and project management and all the types of jobs you would expect to find in a government department, or indeed in the private sector. We also employ doctors, dentists, teachers, police, fire service, quantity surveyors, and engineers to name a few. There are many opportunities to develop and progress both within MOD and across the wider Civil Service, whether you’re a permanent appointee or an interim.

As a Policy Support, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead on policy input to the development of resettlement policy, (within existing consensus and pushing forward to new initiatives as required) in support of the resettlement of ARAP Afghans;
  • Work to deliver the leasing of SFA for occupation by ARAP Aghans, including through liaison and negotiations with Local Authorities.
  • Support the Assistant Head and Deputy Director with advice to Ministers and senior officials, including drafting of submissions and briefings; (in writing and in person);
  • Support the Parliamentary Secretariat function in preparing written briefing and responses to Parliamentary business on resettlement policy, notably on accommodation issues;
  • Build strong relationships with our key MOD and Whitehall stakeholders; understanding the complexity of the policy space and coherence required, and to advise accordingly;
  • Work with others in DARR towards significant collective improvement of our knowledge of existing cohorts in the UK, drawing together existing data and developing means to improve the picture, to better develop and target resettlement support.


  • SC Clearance is an essential requirement for this role, as a minimum you must be eligible and willing to undergo these checks
  • Policy experience
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build good working relationships.
  • Previous experience in drafting formal correspondence e.g., Ministerial correspondence or other responses as part of a secretariat.
  • Previous experience of policy or secretariat work within HMG


Disability confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, MOD 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.


If you qualify for the above, please notify us on 

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.

In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.

Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.



To apply for this job please visit www.publicsectorresourcing.co.uk.


Ethan Anderson

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