Policy Advisor Job Description

Policy Advisor Job Description

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Policy advisor provides advice and guidance to the Director on UN system coordination and leadership and overall strategic and policy issues affecting UN Women and its direction and operations;.

Policy Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Build and manage relationships with national government, civil society, and private sector actors, and ensure coordination with relevant regional development partner-funded programs
Perform targeted assessments on lines of business controls to evaluate the strength of the credit policy control infrastructure
Advise lines of business on the applicability of credit policy requirements and corresponding control expectations
Provide guidance and effective challenge consumer credit policy topics as risks emerge
Maintain a strong understanding of the Credit Risk Management Policy, supporting Standards, and the Credit Policy Compliance Management Program framework
Provide input on Credit Policy requirements, and their applicability and risk ratings
Provide guidance on credit-related business procedures and practices
Develop and deliver Credit Policy Compliance Training as necessary
Provides leadership and consultancy to the Diagnostics Division on regulatory policy and strategy related topics
Take the lead in the development of the flagship programme in the region

Policy Advisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Policy Advisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: I-, SPHR, PHR, CRCM, CPA, CISSP, ACAMS, II, IAT, CISM

Education for Policy Advisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the policy advisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Public Policy, Education, Political Science, Law, Public Administration, Economics, Business, Public Health, Finance, Management

Skills for Policy Advisor

Desired skills for policy advisor include:

IC structure and history
Local
State
Freedom of Information Act
Other UN official working language is an asset
Federal government operations
Intelligence sharing policy
UN system
Administrative Process Act
Basic laws affecting professional regulation and state agency operations

Desired experience for policy advisor includes:

A first experience as a professional economist or in applied policy analysis in either the public or private sector
Strong academic results in an economics degree, preferably with honours, are viewed as essential
At least 4 years of finance, or at least 4 years of audit, or at least 4 years of credit review, or at least 4 years of compliance, or at least 4 years of risk management
At least 1 year of experience working with senior leaders
At least 1 year of experience writing documents or presentations for senior leaders
6 years of finance, or 6 years audit, or 6 years credit review, or 6 years compliance, or 6 years risk management

Policy Advisor Examples

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Policy Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a policy advisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for policy advisor
  • Provide technical and policy assistance to the national project teams as needed
  • Support mobilization of resources for the programmes in the three pilot countries
  • Build partnership, including through advocacy, in support of the flagship programmes theory of change
  • Identify and respond to capacity development needs, in conjunction with national programmes
  • Identify, develop, and manage relationships with an active roster of internal and external advisors, technical assistance providers, and consultants to support national and regional programme implementation
  • Work with regional development banks and other stakeholders to promote gender responsive financing instruments
  • Identify opportunities to promote intra-regional trade between women farmer cooperatives and producer organizations and private and public enterprises
  • Support national monitoring and evaluation, including quality assurance
  • Keep up-to-date with research, policy, and programmatic developments on land, climate-resilient agriculture, financing, as related to gender equality and women’s empowerment
  • Manage knowledge, by collecting and disseminating good practices and successful approaches at national, regional, and international levels through a community of practice in conjunction with UN Women’s Policy and Communications Divisions, and empowerwomen.org
Qualifications for policy advisor
  • Recommend and implement capacity increases
  • 6+ years of experience in healthcare operations, within claims, claim support (coding), audit (FWA/SUI), or network management and operations
  • Consultative and customer facing skills required
  • ClaimCheck knowledge/experience - MUST HAVE
  • Strong Medical Policy experience required
  • Coding/billing experience from the industry
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Policy Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of policy advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for policy advisor
  • Take the lead in the development of the flagship programme in the region by engaging with national, regional partners, governments, and other stakeholders as appropriate
  • Lead the formulation of the national project documents in the three pilot counties and other countries that join the initiative, including situation analyses/baseline assessments, strategy and partnerships,results and resources frameworks, implementation and management arrangement, and budgets
  • Support mobilization of resources for the programmes m the three pilot countries
  • Identify,develop, and manage relationships with advisors, technical assistance providers and consultants to support national and regional programme implementation
  • Identify opportunities to promote mtra-regional trade between women farmer cooperative and producer organizations and private and public enterprises
  • Keep up-to-date with research, policy, and programmatic development on land, climate-resilient agriculture, financing, etc as related to gender equality and women's empowerment
  • Manage knowledge, by collecting and disseminating good practices and successful approaches at national, regional, and international levels in line with UN Women's policy and Communications Divisions, and empowerment.org
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of activities to strengthen the capacity of AIPI and several other Indonesian organizations to act as conveners and synthesizers of best available evidence
  • Lead project efforts to leverage previous efforts of USAID and other donors to enhance AIPI’s capacity to act as a synthesizer and communicator of scientific evidence
  • Oversee efforts to facilitate inter-disciplinary scientific and policy dialogue where scientists, policymakers, and others (CSOs and the private sector) can share information and engage in research and policy planning in development relevant areas
Qualifications for policy advisor
  • Improve the productivity and reduce the time and labour burdens of women smallholder farmers by ensuring equal access to climate-resilient productive resources and information
  • Remove financing barriers to allow women farmers to invest in climate-resilient agriculture
  • Promote opportunities for women farmers to participate in green value chains and markets
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional policy and programming experience, with some time in the region
  • Experience working on climate resilience agriculture and knowledge of its relation to gender equality
  • Substantial experience in developing project documents including formulation of robust results/monitoring and evaluation frameworks
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Policy Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a policy advisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for policy advisor
  • Knowledge of current trends and debates regarding development financing – 25 points
  • Lead or participate in business development and business capture of R&D efforts and project implementation that funds a team of 3-5 staff
  • Distill complex national security strategy and policy concerns to technical requirements to guide technology development
  • Serve as a coach and mentor with junior staff
  • Being familiar with the Turkish and European accreditation and reimbursement environment and you know how to draw relevant conclusions and develop suggestions for further enhancements
  • Plan, coordinate, and document information review and release determinations within the ODNI and, as appropriate, with other government agencies
  • Promote knowledge and understanding of existing information technology used in the declassification review business area, new innovations and developments in information technology (IT) tools and processes
  • Provides technical and culturally sensitive translation of Analysis and investigation periodic reports, distributors’ documents, websites, and various activities to ensure compliance with company policies
  • Receives and translates initial review reports to identify compliance issues
  • Assists in preparing and implementing a case investigation strategy for effective resolutions
Qualifications for policy advisor
  • Substantial experience in developing project documents including formulation of robust results/monitoring and evaluation framework
  • A minimum of a master’s degree (Ph.D
  • Experience with evidence-based policy advocacy or institutional strengthening of scientific research institutions
  • Experience in capacity development and/or organizational strengthening
  • Demonstrated understanding of ST&I “ecosystem” in Indonesia and ability to establish strong professional relationships with key GOI stakeholders, academia, and civil society
  • A Master’s degree in Architecture, Building Science, Business Administration, Engineering, Economics, Environmental Science, Finance, Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, Statistics, Urban Planning, Real Estate or a closely related field
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Policy Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a policy advisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for policy advisor
  • Prepares dual (Mandarin & English) reports to effectively summarize distributor compliance issues
  • Draft letters to clearly inform Mandarin/Cantonese language distributors about their compliance issues
  • Prepares translated review reports and presents cases of thorough findings and facts to Board
  • Drafts and submits translated version of decision letters determined by the Corrective Action Board and conveys to appropriate parties
  • Maintains dual language investigation records and properly logs activity to ensure timeliness and accuracy
  • Remains updated on company policy changes to provide Mandarin language, culturally sensitive, policy documents as appropriate
  • Provides translation and process support for research and analysis of appeals requests to present findings and recommendations to the Appeals Board on policy
  • Supports receipt and processes non-English (Mandarin language) disclosure and registration documents from distributors
  • Processes distributor genealogy transfer requests
  • Communicates to support changes to distributors’ names, addresses, tax identification, and marital status, including confidential data
Qualifications for policy advisor
  • Experience in policy research
  • At least 7 years of experience in policy development, strategic planning, preferably in a cross-sectoral integrated manner
  • A good working knowledge of English is a requirement
  • Minimum Masters in Economics, Socio-Economics, or any related field
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in applied policy research and analysis in economic policies
  • Develop SOPs specific to a broad array of subject matters pertaining to quality systems
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Policy Advisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of policy advisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for policy advisor
  • A flexible and proactive work attitude, tact and diplomacy, time management skills, and the ability to perform under pressure and prioritise
  • Experience with working in a dynamic and complex (political) environment
  • Provides timely, high-level, demand-driven technical support to Ipas country programs to advance their policy, advocacy, and select community mobilization goals
  • Contribute to private health sector policy development in Benin
  • Contribute to national level dialogues by providing policy relevant analysis and recommendations
  • Lead policy focused research
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with stakeholders
  • Two to five years’ experience as a professional economist or policy advisor, ideally in other consulting firms, applied academia, or economic or central agencies within governments
  • A passion for policy and the application of frameworks and theory to real world issues, in particular a genuine interest in education policy
  • A degree in economics, public policy, actuarial studies (or other related), with strong academic results
Qualifications for policy advisor
  • Bachelor’s degree in political science, environmental science or public administration required
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional policy and programming experience
  • Participate in quality initiatives and be a resource for the enterprise regarding quality systems
  • Create gap analysis tools which ensure facilities and processes are in compliance with all regulatory requirements, , cGMPs, FDA Guidelines, USP, ISPE, ISO
  • Detailed working knowledge of IFRS, particularly in relation to financial instruments
  • At least 3 (three) years’ experience in a supervisory role

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