Assistant Inquiry Manager (Policy Officer) Apprentice

House of Commons
Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA
£26,715.00 annually
21 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What you will do in your working day

As an Assistant Inquiry Manager working in an inclusive, fast-paced organisation at the heart of British democracy, you will be part of a team that provides impartial policy and research support to a Committee of Members of Parliament holding the Government to account.

The Assistant Inquiry Manager will prepare papers for the Committee and liaise with witnesses and stakeholders. The Assistant Inquiry Manager will be trained and supported to provide policy support to the Committee, including drafting briefing material for inquiries and orally briefing the Committee during private meetings. The Assistant Inquiry Manager is also likely to contribute to drafting material for Committee reports.

The training you will be getting

A total of 20% of time in the role will be spent in off the job training, including training provided by the apprenticeship training provider, and internal House training. This will not necessarily look like 1 day per week spent in training but will total 20 per cent across the time in role.

Your tutors will work with you remotely and you will have monthly group training with apprentices from a range of organisations.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

At the end of your apprenticeship you will be able to apply for roles accross the House and there are progression opportunites within the Chamber and Committees Team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 4 xGCSES in addition to English (Grade C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade B or 6) Essential
A Level or equivalent 2 subjects (Grade D or 3) Essential

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