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Reference: 72902

Date Added: 27 September 2019
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Job Title: Policy Manager

Working For: Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: Competitive + benefits+ pension

Job Details

Northamptonshire Chamber is a dynamic membership organisation that has been supporting local business for 100 years. We provide our members with a huge range of networking opportunities, training and essential business services and benefits. Our Vision is to build and nurture a respected, influential business community and share knowledge, advice and opportunities.

We are accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce, the largest and most powerful voice for business in the UK. The company holds the Investor in People Silver standard, reflecting our continued commitment of developing the staff who are at the heart of the services we provide to businesses.

We are looking to recruit an individual to join the team in ensuring the effective consultation, representation and communication of members’ views in relation to policy issues which affect all aspects of business growth.

The role will be responsible for identifying strategic areas of concern of local business, setting priorities for action and providing an effective representation and lobbying service on behalf of the Chamber and its members.

This role sits in the heart of the Chamber, reporting to the Chief Executive and an active member of the management team contributing to strategic planning and operational awareness of the whole business

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate work experience in policy related matters and have a good awareness of business, economic and labour market issues. You will possess excellent communication skills in both written and oral format, have a flexible attitude to work with strong organisational skills, and work well under your own initiative but also as part of a team.

This role will be split between Northamptonshire Chamber and its sister Chamber in Milton Keynes and will therefore involve a degree of travel between the two offices and surrounding areas.

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews - 24th 28th 30th October 2019

Start Date -TBA

Application Details

If you would like more details of this role then please visit our website https://www.northants-chamber.co.uk/who-we-are/working-at-chamber/current-vacancies or contact the Human Resources Department on 01604 490408.

Applicants may apply by submitting a CV along with a covering letter expressing why they feel they are suitable to the role to recruitment@northants-chamber.co.uk

Website: https://www.northants-chamber.co.uk

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