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I am currently recruiting a Policy Manager 12 month fixed term contract for a professional body based in London.

You will:

  • Provision of high quality and timely support on overarching issues of professional conduct, competence and conduct of business;
  • Representation of externally, on regulatory policy issues, working closely with others to influence;
  • nternally acknowledged expertise on defined, key professional policy issues. Working with colleagues to ensure effective planning and delivery of change to professional framework, through effective policy development;
  • Mentoring to support colleagues’ development;
  • Responsible for planning and meeting budget on individual projects;
  • Input to strategy within defined areas of responsibility, and input on business cases;
  • Project management of a substantial portfolio of projects both within department and directorate and across the organisation.

You will have:

  • An excellent appreciation of the importance and key factors involved in policy development;
  • A track record of delivering sound policy outcomes in a multi-stakeholder environment with competing interests, which are justifiable to all;
  • An enthusiastic and committed team player, capable of working effectively in a matrix environment;
  • First class, written and oral communication – this role will require you to deliver impactful profession and public facing communications which influence educate and guide relevant audiences;
  • High levels of intellect and the ability to apply this to development of solutions in emerging, complex issues, across a wide range of situations, at speed if necessary;
  • High degree of political sensitivity and the ability to bring effective, clear outcomes;
  • Ability to analyse and assess requirements, advising on strategy and ensuring the recommendations proposed receive buy in.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘126/21/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 11:59pm on Monday 22nd March 2021