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Reference: 76055

Date Added: 29 September 2020
Closing Date: 19 October 2020

Job Title: An External Affairs Manager and a Trade & Economics Policy Manager

Working For: UK Steel

Location: London

Salary: £45,000 for each of both roles

Job Details

UK Steel, the representative body for the UK's steel industry, is looking for two talented individuals to lead its work on external affairs, communications and campaigning activity and separately to lead its work on trade, economics and commercial policy. Please apply for either the External Affairs Manager, or the Trade & Economic Policy Manager.

Management of UK Steel’s relationships across Whitehall and other relevant political stakeholders. To develop and enhance UK Steel’s ability translate its policy work into practical action and progress. To lead its work on trade, economics and commercial policy, assuming primary responsibility for the development and advocacy of steel sector policy issues in this area.

Experience of working in a related role in industry is hugely advantageous, as would experience in a membership organisation. However, applications will also be warmly welcomed from those with other relevant experience. Knowledge of the steel sector and/or the manufacturing sector, would be useful, but is not essential. However, a desire and ability to quickly understand the core concerns of industry and how this relates to government policy is a must and the ability to translate this into policy.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills. An ability to work with minimal guidance and supervision. Each role will provide the individual with considerable autonomy.

It is important to have a good understanding of how to communicate complex issues across a range of stakeholders and audiences.

Closing Date: 19 October 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews held during October, either online, or COVID compliant face to face meeting. 

Application Details

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter to Richard Warren at rwarren@makeuk.org  For more information or a discussion about the job, please contact Richard either via email or phone 020 7654 1556. UK Steel values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Website: https://www.makeuk.org/about/uk-steel

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