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We are working with an award-winning public and corporate affairs consultancy to appoint a new Account Director or Associate Director to lead one of their public affairs teams.

The ideal candidate will come from a consultancy or government background, and bring with them demonstrable experience in influencing policy, ideally within the transport sector.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading new business efforts;
  • Oversight of delivery programmes on client accounts;
  • Managing relationships with high-level contacts;
  • Managing the development of team members;
  • Contributing to SMT activities;
  • Managing budgets and financial targets.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have some experience around the transport sector;
  • Have experience of managing a team, both in terms of their delivery and development;
  • Be an outstanding communicator, both written and oral;
  • Have demonstrable experience of influencing policy debates;
  • Have worked in a Consultancy environment before.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Alec Zetter by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘608/17/PubAffairs’. Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

Michael Page is a world leading recruitment consultancy.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Friday 26th January 2018