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Reference: 77423

Date Added: 16 February 2021
Closing Date: 25 February 2021

Job Title: Policy and Government Relations Advisor (6mth FTC)

Working For: a client of Michael Page

Location: London

Salary: £35,731 - £43,000

Length of Contract:

Job Details

6Mth FTC

About Our Client
Sector Skills Council

Job Description
To effectively engage government in order to:

  • Gather input into our client's evidence base and inform strategy and policy development
  • Deliver our client's influencing objectives by influencing government policy to change to deliver our client's objectives for the Construction Industry
  • Support our client's reach and impact by helping to position our client's with government as the go-to body for insight and expertise on construction skills.
  • Work with colleagues to design and implement engagement plans on assigned policy areas with key political and policy stakeholders
  • Raise awareness of our client with key influencers, creating ambassadors for the organisation amongst political and policy-making stakeholders.
  • Represent our client externally including at round-tables, policy conferences and industry events.
  • Deliver a robust Policy and Government Relations monitoring service of key political and policy developments

Essential skills:

  • A good understanding of the political system
  • Experience on managing, implementing and evaluating proactive political engagement campaigns, including policy development
  • Experience of working with MP's, Ministers, and civil servants
  • Experience of adhering to processes and procedures, in line with business excellence
  • Working with senior leaders and managers to provide measured advice
  • Event management experience
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills


  • Knowledge of the construction industry and built environment.
  • Knowledge of policy issues related to skills, training and employment.

For more info:  https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/policy-and-government-relations-advisor/ref/jn-022021-2004698

Closing Date: 25 February 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews to be held next week.

Start date: Immediate

Application Details

Please send CV to sarahsmith@michaelpage.com

More info: https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/policy-and-government-relations-advisor/ref/jn-022021-2004698

Website: http://www.michaelpage.com

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