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My client, a high-profile consumer-focused organisation within the Energy space, are looking to bring on board a Policy Officer to engage with senior stakeholders and facilitate credible policy positioning. This post-holder will work closely with government, regulators and other industry bodies across the UK and EU.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing credible, evidence-based policy solutions and draft high-quality internal and external policy briefings, speeches, position statements, reports, consultation responses and articles/blogs;
  • Working with the Head of Policy to develop and promote the organisation’s policy messages;
  • Leading the organisation's Westminster and UK-wide consultation responses;
  • Analysing key policy areas in the energy industry;
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with and influencing key opinion formers and policy influencers in order to achieve a joined up and strategic approach to policy influencing and deliver policy change;
  • Organising events in pursuit of the organisation’s policy objectives;
  • Gathering, analysing and disseminating information about external policy developments and their implications for the organisation;
  • Briefing senior staff for meetings with politicians and influencers and providing guidance internally on policy issues as necessary;
  • Occasional travel to, and involvement with, stakeholders in the EU.

The successful applicant will need:

  • Education to degree level – within economics, energy or environment is desirable;
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral;
  • Ability to engage with senior level stakeholders;
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Prior exposure to policy development – ideally having written consultation responses or briefings.

To Apply

Please apply by sending your CV to Ryan Marner using the button below. Please quote the reference ‘547/17/PubAffairs’ and include a brief overview of your background and reason behind your interest in the role.

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  • 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 18th December 2017