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Reference: 74544

Date Added: 8 February 2020
Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Job Title: Public Affairs and Policy Manager

Working For: a client of Michael Page

Location: South Gloucestershire

Salary: £34,500

Job Details

Our Client:Charity (health)

Job Description:
You will develop the public affairs and external policy function within a leading charity. You will advise senior managers on relevant policy developments and devise and implement a public affairs/policy strategy for our client.

Key Responsibilities:
• monitor relevant legislative changes and key media issues
• provide a scanning and monitoring service
• influence relevant external policy development to further the aims of the charity and the people it supports
• draft responses to Government consultations and legislative change
• nurture existing relationships and develop new national strategic
relationships where appropriate with key stakeholders and decision
makers e.g.: DoH & SC, NHS England, Public Health England, LGAs,
health and social care professional bodies and organisations
• attend relevant forums / partnership groups to gather intelligence, raise
the profile of our client
• act as a media spokesperson for our client

Essential skills:
• Proven experience of developing, managing and evaluating a public affairs/policy
function
• Proven experience of devising public affairs/policy strategy and confidently
presenting this to senior stakeholders
• A good understanding of the workings of government and wider political process
• A good understanding of health and social care in England and policy
development
• Proven experience of developing effective professional relationships with key
external organisations, professional bodies and a range of internal stakeholders
• Proven project management and organisation skills
• Ability to understand and express complex ideas and issues in a clear and
accessible way to a range of different audiences
• Strong drafting and writing skills and experience of creating a range of written
materials from policy statements, inquiry and consultation documents and
presentations

For more info:https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/public-affairs-and-policy-manager/ref/14080325

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

Interview/Start Dates

TBC

Application Details

Please send CV to sarahsmith@michaelpage.com

For more info: https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/public-affairs-and-policy-manager/ref/14080325

Website: http://www.michaelpage.co.uk

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