Change Maker Support (Our Future Focus) 

This is us: 

Changing culture in the public sector, improving the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of Wales and protecting the interests of Future Generations, all fall within the remit of the Well-being of Future Generations Act.    

With a new Commissioner recently in post, we are embarking on a new phase of work and will be involving stakeholders from across Wales to determine what this will be. Your main purpose will be to support this involvement project which is called ‘Our Future Focus 2023 – 2030′.   

We are proud to encourage a highly flexible, hybrid and progressive work environment and have stunning office space close to Cardiff city centre. We support Anytime Anywhere working and trust you to decide where and how best you’d like to work. We have a 4-day week aspiration, offer a generous civil service pension scheme, 30 days annual leave, a Well-being Gift, an eco-friendly smartphone, ‘lunch’n’learn’ sessions, an Employee Assistance Programme, we regularly plant trees though Size of Wales contributions and we’ll provide you with a well-being ‘Cheerleader’ to support your success.


What you’ll do 

  • Support the planning and delivery of involvement activities including taking a lead on event logistics 
  • Collate feedback from our stakeholders and analyse the main themes and issues arising.  
  • Identify and summarise relevant external written materials and desk-based research.  
  • Other project support and administrative tasks as identified as being necessary.  
  • Assist with stakeholder mapping and tracking (via Dynamics and spreadsheets). Identify gaps in stakeholder engagement and work with colleagues to develop approaches to reach different target audiences.  
  • Produce briefing notes and attend involvement activities as required.  
  • Collate and analyse the issues raised through the involvement work. Assist the team to report back to stakeholders (‘you said, we did’ type feedback).


 To succeed in this role, you’ll need to:  

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the aims, specific requirements and challenges of implementing the Well-being of Future Generations Act.  
  • Have experience working with stakeholders (in a personal, voluntary or professional capacity), demonstrating excellent communication skills.  
  • Know how to project plan and/or organise events 
  • Possess the ability to analyse primary and secondary source evidence (information arising from involvement activities and desk-based research, respectively), and to synthesise this to help identify key themes and interventions.
  • Intrinsically understand the importance of involvement and collaboration as ways of working and the requirement for our work to reflect the needs of its stakeholders, including future generations of young people, irrespective of language, culture, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender, including the bilingual nature of Wales and the importance of people being able to communicate in the language of their choice. 
  • Show strong organisational skills, working as part of a team, demonstrating an eye for detail. 
  • Be someone who has developed excellent inter-personal skills, skills that help you to maintain productive and supportive working relationships. 

 The ability to speak Welsh is desirable, but not essential, for this role. 


What next:  


Grade 2: £26,900 – £31,140 per annum  

6 month Fixed-term contract, full time 

The closing date for this advertisement is:  Midday 31st March 2023 

Dates for interview: Monday 17th April 2023 


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