Policy Specialist

Website HM Revenue & Customs

Job Description:

This role is based in the VAT Infrastructure and Soft Drinks Industry Levy team in Indirect Tax directorate. The team lead a broad and diverse portfolio of policy projects in the VAT space which are high-profile, interesting and have real world impact on UK citizens.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Analysts to deliver our long-term VAT and Tax improvements.
  • Understand and craft policy together with your colleagues whilst if needed, deputise for senior staff when needed
  • Use evidence-based data gathering to identify gaps in current policy and strategy to improve on emerging proposals.
  • Own a portfolio of high-profile Government Minister policy areas.
  • Craft solid policy options and share them across the leadership base to ensure a holistic, detailed and joined-up approach that show clear policy proposals which senior collaborators can agree to.
  • Work with our Treasury Policy Partners to ensure parity and support of approach across them and HMRC whilst enshrining your own policy work and best practice.

Job Requirements:

  • Not a yes person, but an influential stakeholder manager, who has a strong and friendly approach to collaboration and communication. A true networker across the organization, promoting any policy and operational changes.
  • Can wrangle senior leaders together when needed and have an ability to calmly and effectively mobilize several parts of HMRC to come together and deliver for businesses, the citizen and the Exchequer.
  • Can smash those sophisticated problems whilst driving decisions toward the right level and whilst including all relevant partners.
  • Be a persuader, a doer and a teacher who manages upwards to identify, challenge and find solutions for areas of disparity.
  • Someone who always thinks about the bigger picture, wider context and would have their finger on the pulse of policy evolution and design in VAT Infrastructure within HMRC.
  • Have strong and impactful written and verbal communication skills – for the regular briefing of senior partners and ministers, whilst working across HMRC and with other Government bodies.

Job Details:

Company: HM Revenue & Customs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Liverpool, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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