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A three-month contract has arisen for a Head of Regulatory Policy with an association.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Policy Development: Agreeing the organisation’s policy on any issue within the Society, then presenting that policy persuasively and effectively to an external audience (e.g. through consultation responses);
  • Influencing and relationship-building: There are a range of external and internal stakeholders with whom the post holder must have productive working relationships;
  • Management: The post holder will lead a team of eight people, being responsible for ensuring that good quality work is by the team on time. There is also budget management.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to manage and lead a team of high calibre individuals;
  • Strong intellectual and analytical skills. The confidence to cut through a lot of information and identify the key policy issues and risks;
  • Strong skills in oral and written presentation;
  • Managing work in a fast-paced, changing environment to deliver key priorities while responding to unexpected developments;
  • Diplomacy to manage competing interests and deal with stakeholders both internally and externally tactfully and credibly;
  • Resilience - the ability to deliver multiple pieces of work under pressure;
  • Influencing skills.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Thursday 31st May 2018