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Our Client:

A policy and research organisation, bringing together all those who are interested in delivering efficient, flexible and cost-effective service and infrastructure projects across the private and public sectors.

Job Description:

Looking to recruit a Policy Manager with a focus on helping influence a range of exciting policy areas. You will need to be experienced in engaging with senior stakeholders.

You will be:

  • line managing two policy advisers;
  • responsible for communicating across a complex landscape with a variety of audiences. This includes internal and external stakeholders, membership, committees, MPs, Ministers, Civil Servants, agencies;
  • responsible for influencing, persuading and encouraging engagement from a complex range of stakeholders;
  • raising awareness with key influencers;
  • monitoring and disseminating responses to key announcements on issues.

Essential skills:

  • Excellent drafting skills;
  • Policy development;
  • Line management experience;
  • Experience of working with MPs, Ministers, AMs, civil servants and local government;
  • Planning, managing, implementing and evaluating proactive political engagement campaigns, including policy development;
  • Excellent influencing skills and the ability to influence and persuade effectively;
  • A good understanding of the political system.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘127/19/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 Monday 3rd June 2019