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About Our Client

Professional Association

Job Description

You will:

  • Produce high-quality policy and research products;
  • Support the wider team's policy insight and influencing strategy aimed at key decision-makers across the world;
  • Support the promotion of our client's public voice and external affairs strategy;
  • Produce reports, policy statements and responses to government consultations and select committee inquiries;
  • Analyse political, economic and industry developments to ensure that policy projects address the most salient issues affecting civil engineering and the infrastructure sector;
  • In consultation with the Lead Policy Manager work on the development of policy across multiple programmes and projects;
  • Enable knowledge transfer from our client to key policymakers and industry leaders;
  • Enable communications colleagues to respond to media requests to promote profile and support informed debate;
  • Support senior staff and members in developing relationships with civil servants, think tanks, industry leaders, academics and others.

The Successful Applicant

Essential skills:

  • The successful applicant will be familiar with and comfortable working with senior figures in politics, the civil service and industry;
  • Extensive experience of carrying out research, report drafting, responding to government consultations, as well as a thorough understanding of the public policy making processes;
  • Stakeholder engagement - both internally and externally;
  • Excellent drafting skills - report writing skills.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘102/21/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 4:29pm on Friday 12th February 2021