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Reference: 72497

Date Added: 27 August 2019
Closing Date: 8 October 2019

Job Title: Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Ireland

Working For: The Chartered Institute of Building

Location: Dubin, Home Based

Charity Number: 280795

Salary: €39,000 - €44,000 per annum

Job Details

We are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment. We are tasked with promoting good practice within our industry to improve the quality of life for the users and creators of our built environment.

About the Role

We are looking for someone to lead our Policy and Public Affairs activities in Ireland. This is an exciting new role, and one where you’ll have a key role in developing and implementing our political engagement strategy for Ireland. You will;

  • Play a key role in designing and implementing the CIOB’s political engagement strategy across Ireland, encompassing both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland;
  • Represent the CIOB in the public domain, engaging and networking with relevant stakeholders both in the Oireachtas and the Stormont Assembly;
  • Conduct research and drafting responses to Parliament and Government consultations; and
  • Consistently monitor the policy landscape, identifying opportunities to influence the political agenda and grow the reach and influence of the CIOB.

What we’re looking for

Someone who can bring to the role a strong understanding of the political environment both in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. You will be able to demonstrate significant experience in a Policy or Public Affairs role that has consistently demanded thought-leadership, writing, research, presentation and communication skills. Confident in making recommendations for policy activity and development, you will be enthusiastic, flexible and able to work independently as well as part of a team.

And if you have knowledge or experience of the construction industry, the built environment sector or working within a professional body, all the better!

What you might be asking is – why work for us?

In a nutshell because we can offer you a friendly, flexible and welcoming working environment, and we’ll show you that we’re committed to your personal wellbeing and to your development within your role. We’ll offer you a fantastic range of benefits – from access to a great pension scheme through to a variety of health and wellbeing schemes; and we’ll make sure that you’re constantly learning throughout your time with us.

Closing Date: 8 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter, including your present salary level, by email to hr@ciob.org.uk  An automated response will be provided to acknowledge the application and further contact made only if your application is shortlisted.

Please note that we may consider applications as they are submitted and therefore we do encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment that may be caused by the vacancy closing sooner than advertised.

Website: https://www.ciob.org/

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