Appointed - Policy Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
  • Ref: JC-1610-4028
  • 2016-10-21T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield

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Research, develop and communicate the policy work for this trade association.

A leading organisation in a highly regulated, challenging and intellectually demanding sector is seeking a great policy professional to come on board.

Main responsibilities include:

  • To research, develop and communicate the policy work of the organisation
  • Through intelligent policy output, ensure the organisation are heard in Westminster and represented to the UK, as well as devolved and local governments
  • Develop policy positions on a range of complex and high-profile issues, carrying out rigorous research and analysis
  • Manage relationships with key decision-makers in Government and form effective stakeholder relations with regulators and other public bodies
  • Represent the organisation at meetings with civil servants and MPs
  • Provide support, information and make recommendations to senior management

Required skills and experience include:

  • Proven policy experience gained from employment, within a government relations environment
  • Thorough knowledge of Westminster’s political processes and systems
  • Excellent analytical skills in relation to government consultation work and other related documents
  • Clear and concise presentational skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent writing skills in relation to the production of in-house reports, briefings and publications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proven ability to plan, prioritise and organise work and resources to ensure deadlines are met