Date Added: 6 November 2017
: 17 November 2017
Job Title: Interim Director of External Relations
Working For: Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
The Nursing and Midwifery Council regulates nurses and midwives in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland setting standards of education, training, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives can deliver high quality healthcare throughout their careers.
Our strategy for the next five years sets out how we will develop our work to protect patients and the public effectively and efficiently. It places dynamic regulation at the centre of what we do and sets out where we think we should focus our energies and resources in order to promote standards of care and practice.
About the role
This interim role will ensure that we work to establish and maintain excellent relationships to manage our external reputation. As part of this we are looking to recruit an interim director to lead and oversee this work, to help create a directorate that can support this function as soon as possible.
The new directorate of External Affairs will comprise of our Media Team, External Communications, Parliamentary and Stakeholder relations and our Digital and Website Functions.
Skills and experience required
- Substantial experience of working at executive level in a high profile and politically complex environment with diverse stakeholders.
- A seasoned leader of external relations and public affairs with a good external profile in a relevant field.
- Demonstrable understanding of impact measurement in the context of a statutory regulator and how impact measurement can be used to further the strategic goals on the NMC.
- Ability to manage budgets and resources prudently.
The NMC is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Registered Charity in England and Wales  and in Scotland [SC038362].
Closing Date: 17 November 2017
If you feel that this role is for you, please send your CV with a supporting statement (no more than 2 A4 sides) on how you feel you meet the skills and experiences highlighted to firstname.lastname@example.org.