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Reference: 65869

Date Added: 5 May 2018
Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Job Title: Senior Public Affairs Officer

Working For: CIPD

Location: London

Salary: £31,000 - £35,000

Job Details

We are looking for a Senior Public Affairs Officer to work with our Public Policy team and colleagues internally to develop and deliver ways to maximise the external profile of the CIPD amongst important stakeholders in the world of work, including policy makers, politicians, civil servants, business leaders, senior CIPD members, think tanks and other influencers.

We’re looking for a candidate with strong, demonstrable knowledge of UK politics and Parliament, and possessing an interest in the policy landscape affecting the world of work such as the ‘good work’ agenda, corporate governance, health and wellbeing, and diversity & inclusion. Experience of working in a political, parliamentary and/or public affairs environment, managing a diverse workload and completing projects to deadlines is essential. You’ll have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to develop good working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, both internally and externally.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met.

We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Application Details

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As part of your application, please submit your CV and a 500-word cover letter detailing how your knowledge and experience fulfil the job criteria.

Website: http://cipd.co.uk

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