Date Added: 20 November 2020
: 2 December 2020
Job Title: External Affairs Manager
Working For: OGUK
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 depending on experience
Length of Contract:
This role is available in our London or Aberdeen office
We seek a public affairs professional to fulfil the role of External Affairs Manager, reporting to the External Relations Manager as a key member of the organisation’s External Relations team. The successful candidate will drive support and engagement from stakeholders on key messaging connected to OGUK and wider industry activity in local, regional, national and European spectrums by close monitoring of and coordinated responses to political developments pertinent to the industry in Westminster, Holyrood and Europe.
Candidates must have solid government or parliamentary public affairs experience with a proven track record of successful advocacy. A good knowledge of energy issues in general and in the oil and gas industry in particular. You should also have sound knowledge of the external political environment and political developments, a commitment to stakeholder focus and relationship management along with experience working in partnership with peers and stakeholders at all levels to facilitate effective decision making and issues management to mutual consent.
All candidates should have sound analytical and fact-finding skills, and an ability to identify and understand key issues. You should also have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills and be an effective team player and networker. They must also be able to think clearly, critically and decisively and be able to provide strong analytical insight.
This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors. You must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the industry, as well as the capacity to cope under pressure and to deadline. In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Closing Date: 2 December 2020
If you are interested in the above vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Team at email@example.com. A full job description can be found at https://www.oilandgasuk.co.uk/careers.cfm