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Reference: 63444

Date Added: 13 November 2017
Closing Date: 23 November 2017

Job Title: Policy Officer

Working For: a client of Murray McIntosh Associates

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

My client, a high-profile consumer-focused organisation within the Energy space, is looking to bring on board a Policy Officer to engage with senior stakeholders and facilitate credible policy positioning. This post-holder will work closely with government, regulators and other industry bodies across the UK and EU.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Developing credible, evidence-based policy solutions and draft high quality internal and external policy briefings, speeches, position statements, reports, consultation responses and articles/blogs
• Working with the Head of Policy to develop and promote the organisation's policy messages
• Leading the organisation's Westminster and UK-wide consultation responses
• Analysing of key policy areas in the energy industry
• Developing and maintaining relationships with and influencing key opinion formers and policy influencers in order to achieve a joined up and strategic approach to policy influencing and deliver policy change
• Organising events in pursuit of the organisation’s policy objectives
• Gathering, analysing and disseminating information about external policy developments and their implications for the organisation
• Briefing senior staff for meetings with politicians and influencers and providing guidance internally on policy issues as necessary
• Occasional travel to, and involvement with, stakeholders in the EU

The successful applicant will need:
• Education to degree level – within economics, energy or environment is desirable
• Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
• Ability to engage with senior level stakeholders
• Strong analytical and report writing skills
• High attention to detail
• Prior exposure to policy development – ideally having written consultation responses or briefings

See http://www.murraymcintoshassociates.com/job-details/?id=policy-officer-97870.

Closing Date: 23 November 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place week commencing 27th November with a view to the successful applicant being in post by no later than mid-January.

Application Details

Please could all applicants send an email to ryanmarner@murraymcintoshassociates.com, referencing the advertisement seen on W4MP, along with a copy of their CV.

Website: http://www.murraymcintoshassociates.com/

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