Public Affairs Managers (Financial Services)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Circa £80,000 + competitive package
  • Ref: CA-2406-9479
  • 2024-07-02T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield

Crucial policy and public affairs positions within the financial services sector

The organisation

Ellwood Atfield is working with an investment advice company which is seeking two Public Affairs and Policy Managers. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and implementing strategic public affairs plans. This is a unique opportunity to influence policy, build the organisation’s reputation, and engage with key stakeholders in a highly regulated environment. 

This role is suitable for candidates with a strong grounding in both policy and public affairs, within the financial services sector.  

Main Responsibilities 

  • Develop and execute a strategic policy and public affairs plan for the Asset Management or Pensions businesses 
  • Build and manage relationships with Ministers, Parliamentarians, civil servants, and partner organisations to influence the government agenda 
  • Provide political insight, monitoring, and analysis, as well as advise on appropriate responses to political and legislative developments 

Key Skills and Experience required 

  • Strategic thinker with experience in Westminster or Brussels, and a strong network of relevant and established contacts in the political sphere 
  • Proven ability to build and strengthen internal and external relationships, with experience in the Financial Services sector, ideally within asset management, or pensions 
  • Excellent communicator with strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, capable of driving initiatives forward independently. 

Ellwood Atfield is the leading headhunters for corporate affairs, communications, policy, and advocacy. An employee-owned boutique search firm, we help you hire the most senior leaders and everyone who reports to them. We promise to connect talented people, smoothly and efficiently. 
Our purpose is to create important and enduring relationships. We are an equal opportunities employer and promote diversity across our profession to ensure every individual has the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required. 

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