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Our client, a high profile Professional Body, is looking for a new Head of Policy to implement a policy and public affairs strategy in line with the organisation’s aims and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a policy and public affairs strategy to build the organisation’s reputation;
  • Provide representation for the organisation at external industry events, as well as with key stakeholders across the UK;
  • Engage stakeholders in policy development;
  • Provide a wide range of high-quality output for a range of audiences;
  • Work closely with other teams (including media) to ensure policy work contributes to the wider objectives of the organisation;
  • Ensure the team delivers to the KPIs agreed.

Person Specification:

  • Demonstrable experience of leading teams;
  • Demonstrable experience of managing operational plans and setting strategic objectives;
  • Outstanding oral and written communications;
  • Experience of writing policy consultations and submissions;
  • Experience of working in another Professional body would be desirable.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 9:00am on Wednesday 7th March 2018