About Policy in Practice

Policy in Practice is an award-winning, socially focused start-up company. Our mission is to reduce poverty. We do this by simplifying the welfare system using policy insight and clever technology.

Our software and data-driven consultancy services are used by local authorities, housing associations and private sector organisations who are focusing on the impact of policy changes.

Our founder, Deven Ghelani, was one of the architects of Universal Credit, a major reform to simplify the benefit system. Deven set up Policy in Practice to communicate information to people on the frontline in a fast, user-friendly way, and help people to make the decisions that are right for them.

Current Vacancies

Office Manager

Closing date

Monday 13 March at 09:00


Full time, 40 hours per week. Based in our head office (Westminster). Permanent contract upon review.

We are looking for a motivated Office Manager to help organise our business at an exciting stage of rapid growth.

You will ensure the day-to-day, smooth running of central functions, including finance, people and performance, engagement with clients and other senior stakeholders, assist the operations and sales teams in their activities and work effectively with the CEO, engage with senior stakeholders, provide key management information and support people and performance.

The ideal candidate will want to contribute to a fast growing, socially focused business. They will understand and appreciate the importance of their position as the hub of the company and the influence they can have on the success of the business. They will have excellent attention to detail, and the ability to take ownership over key tasks and an approachable but no-nonsense approach to their work.

How to apply

Send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the post to admin@policyinpractice.co.uk.

Want to work for us?

We’re always looking for people who are passionate about making policy delivery simpler.

If you’re interested in what we do, especially if you have a background in policy, design, or technology or you have experience in frontline services or the welfare system, please get in touch.