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I am recruiting for a Policy Manager with a telecommunications business in London.

You will:

  • Play a key role in developing the public policy positions, working with regulatory, strategy, commercial, technical and operational colleagues, to create credible arguments and supporting evidence, that further our business objectives;
  • Engage directly with Government officials and other stakeholders to communicate our positions, using advocacy and negotiating skills to secure supportive policy outcomes;
  • Write responses to Government and other consultations;
  • Work closely with public affairs and communications colleagues to ensure our external affairs activities are informed and supported by persuasive policy arguments and materials;
  • Manage external agencies to produce research and other materials that help to position the business as credible thought-leaders;
  • Form relationships with a wide range of policy stakeholders – consumer and business groups, think tanks, and other campaigning organisations, looking for opportunities to collaborate where appropriate.

You will have:

  • Understanding and experience of the policy-making process within Whitehall in particular, and of Parliament, devolved governments and politics in general;
  • Excellent policy analysis and research skills, with the ability to translate complex technical, economic, regulatory and political issues into easy to understand, persuasive materials;
  • First class influencing, advocacy and communication skills;
  • Confident speaking and presenting in a variety of scenarios, to internal and external audiences;
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects in a fast-moving and unpredictable environment.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Thursday 9th April 2020