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I am recruiting a Head of Global Policy to join this disruptive consumer technology business in London.

The Head of Policy will be responsible for leading the development of specific policy
positions, which will entail setting strategic direction; gaining consensus and making
recommendations to the Exec Team. As well as global policy issues, the Head of Policy will
be expected to work closely with Corporate Affairs and legal colleagues in-country to help
define market-specific policy positions as necessary.

The Head of Policy will also be expected to provide high quality and considered advice to all HQ teams on public policy matters that affect them, in order to guide the development of
new products and services.

The role will include advocating on behalf of the organisation, as well as representing the
organisation at external meetings with politicians, policy makers and opinion-formers.

You will have:

  • Significant experience solving complex, technical policy issues, with colleagues and external partners from a range of disciplines (e.g. legal, operational/technical, finance);
  • Exceptional people skills - you will need to bring people with you as you solve cross- functional, challenging problems;
  • An appetite for work. The hyper-fast pace of the business and the development of its issues means this is a big job, and the right person will be comfortable working in a dynamic environment;
  • A keen understanding of European political systems and institutions, as well as politics and communications;
  • An excitement which comes from being at the cutting edge of new developments in global consumer technology.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘237/19/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.

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 27th September 2019