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Our Client:

A membership body in Health.

Job Description:

To provide support to the delivery of our client’s public affairs programme to maximise the impact of policy, profile and reputation in Parliament.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver our client’s Parliamentary programme;
  • Co-ordinate our client’s programme of activity at the political party conferences;
  • Monitor all relevant political intelligence, deliver regular communications to members on this intelligence and public affairs activity;
  • Deliver a daily Government Affairs Report to members;
  • Support the development of action plans and strategies for advocacy on key issues;
  • Develop and deliver policy briefings, position papers and publications alongside the policy team, including for Parliamentary debates;
  • Drive the parliamentary and Whitehall stakeholder programme, setting up meetings, preparing briefings and conducting desk research.

Essential Skills:

  • Experienced public affairs professional, with experience of working in parliamentary affairs in Westminster;
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;
  • Relevant experience of working with stakeholders in UK Government and Westminster;
  • Strong understanding of parliamentary processes;
  • Experience in at least one relevant policy area e.g. health, science/R&D and industrial/business policy;
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritise workload, work to deadlines and work under pressure;
  • A positive attitude, with a track record of good team working and the ability to work across multiple teams and organisations.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘455/18/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 Tuesday 11th December 2018