Head of Policy

  • Location: London
  • Salary: ¬£65,000
  • Ref: CA-2010-7542
  • 2020-10-16T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Leading membership body is seeking a new Head of Policy

The opportunity
A leading science membership body is seeking a Head of Policy to join their Policy and Public Affairs team. As a senior member of the team, you will be reporting directly in to the Director of Policy and Public Affairs, and will be the lead on Policy. You will be able to lead the delivery of their policy and engagement strategy, and build key relationships internal and externally.

Main responsibilities

  • Lead on policy strategy, focusing on the influence of the organisation to ensure investment within STEM in the UK and Ireland, focus on Diverstiy and Inclusion within the industry, and skills and employment
  • Lead and develop a high performing team, with direct line management of three people
  • Represent and promote the organisation with senior external stakeholders¬†including; Government, Parliament, research and other bodies
  • Liaise with similar organisations within Europe and globally

Key skills and experience required

  • Proven experience of managing and developing policy or public affairs teams
  • Experience of developing and delivering high quality and influential policy projects and positions
  • Experience and understand of Government, Parliament and Whitehall
  • Ideally experience of working within policy or public affairs in science and research
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

If you would like to apply to the Head of Policy position please apply as soon as you can quoting the reference CA-2010-5742

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  • If you experience any difficulty applying, please email hello@ellwoodatfield.com quoting the role you are applying for.