Archived Vacancy Details
Organisation: British Bankersí Association (BBA)
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 (dependent on experience & qualifications)
Job Type: Permanent
Business Area: Public Affairs, Policy
Application Deadline: 01.02.2011
Reference No: 112/11 PubAffairs
The British Bankers’ Association (BBA) is the leading trade association in the banking and financial services industry. Representing banks operating in the UK we influence the UK Government, EU and other international institutions as well as key stakeholders. We are looking for a policy director to join our Retail Banking Policy team, ideally with experience of the SMEs market.
The Policy Director will work on the development of policy and dissemination of information to member organisations.
Responsibilities will include:
- identifying banking policy and regulatory issues of importance to members.
- gaining an influential audience for ‘industry-views’.
- influencing policy and regulatory matters affecting members to achieve outcomes in their best interests.
- giving best advice and support to members to enable them to cope with legislative and regulatory change.
This individual will chair working groups and participate in lobbying politicians, regulators and public officials.
The role will suit someone with good analytical capability, an interest in regulatory policy issues and first class written and presentational communication skills. The post holder will be expected to develop and maintain a good working relationship with counterparties in Government, member organisations and many other interested parties. This person will be adept at negotiating and persuading.
The role-holder should possess exceptional interpersonal skills and a flair for diplomacy. The individual should be degree educated (or equivalent) and be able to grasp new technical issues quickly. Strong organisational and time management skills are required to succeed in the role.
In addition to your salary, we offer a generous holiday entitlement and a competitive benefits package.
Applications closed on 1 February 2011