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You will take ownership of specific work streams, projects and responses, with a particular emphasis on financial service safety nets, utilities, debt solutions and consumer protection for people in financial difficulties. You will follow key developments in government policy, legislation, markets, social and economic trends. You will be willing to represent the charity at external events and in broadcast, print and social media, giving a voice to the problems they see and proposing solutions.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing policy projects and work streams;
  • Developing and delivering evidence based reports, briefings and articles to influence both public policy debate and policies;
  • Producing responses to consultations and requests from Government and other stakeholders;
  • Analysing key developments in areas like the economy, government policy, legislation, parliament, and research from other organisations;
  • Managing relations with internal and external stakeholders to maintain and progress policy work streams;
  • Representing the charity at meetings, conferences, seminars and working groups;
  • Representing the charity in print, broadcast and social media.

Essential skills:

  • A working knowledge and understanding of policy, regulatory and legislation relating to debt;
  • Experience of developing policies that affect change;
  • A detailed understanding of the public policy making process and in particular how a Charity can exercise a responsible influence on Government and other policymakers in the public and private sectors;
  • Proven ability to analyse complex information and advise on contentious issues;
  • Excellent communication skills, in person and in writing.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘491/17/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 Thursday 16th November 2017