Head of Engagement and Public Affairs – London

Public Affairs
Ref: 370 Date Posted: Sunday 21 Nov 2021
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Head of Engagement and Public Affairs

Trade Association

Basic Salary Up to £60,000 dependant on experience plus a range of excellent benefits

Hybrid Working – Commutable to Central London

Full Time, Permanent


Stakeholder Engagement experience with Central Government is a MUST!


My client a leading and reputable UK trade association within the technology sector is currently recruiting for a Head of Engagement and Public Affairs to work with their Central Government focused work area.


The Role of Head of Engagement and Public Affairs


We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic, and driven individual to run our Central Government Programme, a core pillar of our Public Sector work. This role will give the right candidate opportunities to work with a wide range of senior industry figures and civil servants to help drive public service transformation.


This challenging and wide-ranging position provides an opportunity to work with senior level representatives from industry and Government to support the development and implementation of a major programme of work around public sector transformation. The Central Government team covers one of the association’s most high-profile and busiest agendas.


The role involves helping the association shape and inform Government strategies and policies, as well as working with individual departments and agencies on market engagement activities.

The role will require you to deliver against a range of financial and performance targets (including membership growth and retention, income management and the management and development of a team of talented professionals) and to manage a complex workload with competing demands.


Person Specification


Essential Knowledge


Experience of managing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and comfortable working with senior individuals in industry

Strong interest in Central Government transformation and public sector procurement.

A track record of building and maintaining strategic relationships across Government and industry.


To apply to this role please send your CV


Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.


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