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Band B - Policy Advisers, Office for Artificial Intelligence

Contract Type
Fixed Term, Flexible Hours
Digital, IT, Management, Public Sector
£32,152 - £37,877
Expiry Date
We are looking to recruit 2 Policy Advisers for the newly established Office for Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Job Description

This is a great time to join the Office for Artificial Intelligence as its direction and vision are being defined. You will have the opportunity to made a significant contribution to the credible reputation of the Office for AI as we become the Government centre of AI expertise.


As a Policy adviser, you will:

  • own a substantial area of policy analysis and development,  proactively addressing critical programme questions for the growth of AI;
  • create policy to deliver the supply of skills to AI within Further Education and Postgraduate level, whilst focusing on the diversity of skills;
  • build effective relationships and partnerships across government departments and with industry, research and academic institutions;
  • independently and collaboratively, you will be responsible for driving the adoption and promotion of the benefits of AI across other Whitehall Departments, specialist sector teams and the wider industry.


Person specification

We are looking for individuals motivated by the opportunities that AI can offer across industries and to individual citizens in the UK; your interest in this burgeoning sector will be a key motivator behind your application. Your understanding of collaborating for success with peers, team members and the wider Department is important to us and as a strong candidate, you will be able to demonstrate the following range of skills, experience and knowledge;

  • Collaborating and Partnering: The ability to maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders across government and external partners to support delivery of policy;
  • Delivering at Pace: The application of grit energy and resilience to plan and prioritise challenging workloads, with consistent results;
  • Making Effective Decisions: The sound use of evidence, judgement and knowledge; observing patterns and trends to understand the implications and draw key conclusions.

Individuals that can demonstrate their understanding of emerging digital and technology and its implications combined with experience of delivering business, innovation or technology policy would be highly desirable.