Profession Policy advisor
Policy advisers develop and advise on policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government and commercial operations and programmes.
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Tasks policy advisor
- Review existing policies and legislation, e.g. to identify anomalies and out-of-date provisions.
- Identify issues to research and analyze.
- Research relevant issues, e.g. social, economic and industrial trends, client expectations of programmes and services provided, etc.
- Develop, analyze and evaluate policy options.
- Make recommendations for new policy.
- Assess the financial implications and fairness of existing policies.
- Liaise and consult with interested parties (e.g. programme administrators), e.g. to identify policy needs or to discuss policy options.
- Write reports, prepare briefing papers and recommendations for policy changes.
- Prepare speeches and presentations.
- Prepare and maintain policy and procedure manuals.
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