Public Affairs and Policy Manager – London

Ref: 384 Date Posted: Wednesday 19 Jan 2022
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Public Affairs and Policy Manager

Not for Profit Membership Organisation

Central London – Hybrid Working Arrangements

Basic Salary £50,000

Permanent, Full Time


Public Affairs and Public Policy experience is essential!


Our client a not-for-profit membership organisation is looking for a Public Affairs and Policy Manager. If you are a policy manager or senior policy executive working for similar not for profit trade body, membership body, trade association with experience of parliamentary processes, government focused committees, liaising with MPs, Westminster and Whitehall we would love to hear from you.  


The Role of Public Affairs and Policy Manager


This new role will be critical to the trade body’s objective of achieving an effective and proportionate regulatory framework with the right balance of statutory regulation and self-regulation. In this role you will work with the Policy & Regulatory Affairs team and the wider trade body to advocate for this approach.


Responsibilities include


Working with members to understand their views, promote the trade body work, and keep them up-to-date on policy and regulatory developments affecting their companies.

Leading on developing public policy positions for the trade body on issues affecting the industry

Representing the interests of members with policy-makers, Parliamentarians and regulators in the UK

Management structure


Skills, knowledge and characteristics


Experience of managing and delivering industry-led engagement with Government, policy-makers and regulators in the UK

Experience of building and managing stakeholder relationships to develop trust and deliver objectives

Experience in a relevant member- or client-facing role

Able to communicate clearly and effectively, including communicating complex information to non-expert audiences

Comfortable speaking to groups and in public forums

Strong analytical skills and good attention to detail

Ability to react quickly to challenges

Well-organised, able to manage and prioritise work and put members first

Capable of working proactively and independently with minimal supervision


To apply 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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