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Join our team supporting the Commission in providing an evidence based, forward thinking, influential voice on infrastructure strategy.

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Enjoy a stimulating working environment while helping to shape the Commission's work.

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.

Diversity

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.

Benefits

Commission staff have access to a great range of benefits.

Benefits available to staff

Current vacancies

We’re recruiting: Project Manager
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We’re recruiting: Project Manager

The Commission in 2023 will be opening a new second office in Leeds and changing the location of its London offices, and we are looking to recruit someone with the right experience and enthusiasm to help the Commission successfully transition to dual-office operation. For the successful candidate this will offer a wide-ranging programme of work...

20 Jan 2022 By
We’re recruiting: Senior Policy Adviser – Digital
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We’re recruiting: Senior Policy Adviser – Digital

The Commission is recruiting for an experienced policy professional to join our team and provide expert advice on policy development on the UK’s digital and telecoms infrastructure. This role is a great opportunity to work creatively and rigorously on some of the most pressing issues for UK infrastructure over the long term, shaping how digital...

12 Jan 2022 By
We’re recruiting: HR & Operations Manager

We’re recruiting: HR & Operations Manager

The Commission is looking for someone with a strong HR background and experience in delivering strategic and operational workforce programmes to come and join the team. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to work with senior leaders and key partners across the Commission and provide strategic drive, challenge, support and guidance across a wide-ranging HR...

7 Jan 2022 By
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