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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head of Nations & Engagement with a regulator.

You will:

  • Work with relevant colleagues to develop and oversee the management and evaluation of the organisation’s stakeholder engagement strategy, ensuring integrated delivery, effectively managing associated risk and ensuring robust evaluation;
  • Contribute towards the organisation fulfilling its commitment to developing and delivering a model of upstream regulation by deploying stakeholder engagement as an effective regulatory tool;
  • Develop and oversee the management of new engagement workstreams that effectively engage with the organisation’s key external audiences: strategic partners, dental professionals, students and patients and patient groups across the UK;
  • Manage internal cross-disciplinary groups to oversee the improvement in strength and depth of the organisation’s engagement across the four nations;
  • Horizon scan to identify new engagement opportunities for the organisation’s work with external partners and relevant internal colleagues to effectively exploit them.

You will have:

  • Significant experience of working at a senior level in an engagement role, preferably within a public interest organisation;
  • Experience of effective line management, including the ability to oversee staff development, motivate and inspire colleagues;
  • Ability to think strategically, problem solve effectively, assess new information quickly;
  • Excellent knowledge of the relevant political and stakeholder landscape, political, stakeholder and government policy developments and ability to provide an effective analysis of this information that is relevant to the organisation’s work;
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with a wide range of key external and internal stakeholders;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to articulate with credibility and conviction both verbally and in written form.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote reference ‘95/18/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 Tuesday 10th April 2018