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By joining the National Infrastructure Commission, you’ll be playing a key role in helping deliver independent advice to government on the UK’s long term infrastructure needs.

We are a collaborative team, working to support the Commissioners in offering forward-thinking recommendations based on a rigorous approach to evidence and consultation, and to monitor government’s progress in implementing those plans.

The Commission’s secretariat stands at approximately 40 staff, comprised of a mixture of policy, analytical and operational staff from a variety of backgrounds.

We work hard to create an environment in which people enjoy working. We are a small, friendly and dynamic organisation, which adheres to core values of being supportive, rigorous and creative.

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Flexible working

The Commission views flexible working as essential in enabling us to recruit and retain talented people, ensuring that they are able to enjoy a long-lasting career with us. All employees have the right to apply for flexible working and there are a range of options available including; working from home, compressed hours and job sharing.

We also offer a generous maternity/ paternity and adoption leave package.

The Commission has a broad remit, so it’s important our employees come from the widest possible range of backgrounds, bringing us the widest possible range of perspectives and ways of thinking. We are committed to ensuring that all staff can realise their potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.


As reflected in our Diversity Strategy 2020-23, our aim is to be an open and inclusive team, recruiting and retaining diverse, talented and high performing people who support and develop one another.

We will offer an interview to any applicants with a disability who have indicated they wish to take part in the disability confident scheme, provided they meet the essential criteria for the post set out in the relevant role person specification.

Details of how to seek reasonable adjustments during the selection process are available in the online application pack issued when any new appointment is advertised.


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Current vacancies

We’re recruiting a new Senior Policy Adviser on energy

We’re recruiting a new Senior Policy Adviser on energy

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join the Commission team and be part of our work at the cutting edge of long term energy policy for the UK. We are looking for candidates with proven expertise in key aspects of energy policy. The role provides a great opportunity to work creatively and rigorously...

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We’re recruiting two Policy Advisers on energy and climate
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We’re recruiting two Policy Advisers on energy and climate

The Commission is recruiting for two policy advisers, at different civil service grade points. The two successful candidates will work together with others as part of a team initially focused on energy and climate related work for the second National Infrastructure Assessment. Senior Executive Officer This is a stretching role working across the Commission’s energy...

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