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Our Client is a Health Body which conducts examinations, carries out training, education and research activities and advises the government on health and medical matters.

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the public affairs function to deliver on strategic objectives and provide public affairs support and advice;
  • Supporting the external affairs team in developing strategies to promote key messages to stakeholders including, ministers, parliamentarians and leaders in healthcare;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with other health organisations and bodies involved in the delivery of care, particularly specialty societies and working with senior colleagues to identify new opportunities to influence the health agenda;
  • Responding to external consultations and key policy announcements;
  • Coordinating and overseeing external relationships;
  • Proactively engaging with parliamentarians and senior stakeholders to promote the work of our client.

Essential skills:

  • Knowledge of NHS structures;
  • Experience of managing complex stakeholder relationships across all levels;
  • Stakeholder mapping and horizon scanning of developments;
  • Experience of briefing senior members of staff;
  • Ability to monitor national and international health policy debates in specialist, trade and national media for trends;
  • Knowledge of the parliamentary process.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘367/17/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.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

Michael Page is a world leading recruitment consultancy.

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 29th August 2017