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Reference: 75605

Date Added: 29 July 2020
Closing Date: 10 August 2020

Job Title: UK Policy and Advocacy Manager

Working For: Bellona

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

Bellona is looking to recruit a Policy & Advocacy Manager to support delivery of its UK projects and strengthen Bellona’s profile in the UK.

Key responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the day-to-day management of Bellona’s UK projects.
  • Tracking, analysing and evaluating UK climate and industrial policy developments and leading on Bellona responses to relevant policy consultations, seeking to create positive momentum around the adoption of climate solutions.
  • Proactively managing Bellona’s UK stakeholder relations and building strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders, including Parliamentarians, government officials, and amongst the wider climate change community in the UK.
  • Representing Bellona in meetings and events and ensuring that Bellona’s views are being sought and considered in terms of climate and industrial decarbonisation policy development.
  • Leading Bellona’s approach to, and presence at COP26 in Glasgow in November 2021.
  • Supporting the Senior Policy Manager and Director of Political Strategy to ensure that effective communications between Bellona teams in the UK, Oslo and Brussels are maintained.


  • Recent experience of analysing and evaluating climate change and, preferably, industrial decarbonisation policies and making recommendations to policy makers.
  • Good knowledge of UK policy and regulatory frameworks relating to climate change, industry and energy.
  • Awareness and understanding of various technologies and processes relating to industrial decarbonisation, including electrification, CCS, hydrogen, etc.
  • Experience of working for an environmental NGO or demonstrable commitment to the values and organisational goals of Bellona and the wider environmental movement.
  • High levels of self-motivation and determination, including the ability to work remotely with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to and willingness to travel within the UK and abroad, as required.
  • Existing network with key government departments (BEIS, HMT, Cabinet Office, etc) and a demonstrable ability to engage with senior stakeholders and Parliamentarians.
  • Existing network beyond government, including existing contacts amongst, e.g., unions, NGOs, industry and business groups.

Closing Date: 10 August 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Depending on the number of applications we receive, we may appoint before the closing date.

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV and Covering Letter, outlining your motivations for applying and highlighting your relevant experience and skills, to Theo Mitchell at theo@bellona.org.

Website: http://www.bellona.org

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