Date Added: 17 February 2021
: 3 March 2021
Job Title: Policy Director
Working For: British Business Bank
Salary: Up to £100,000 p/annum depending on location and experience
Length of Contract: Permanent
As Policy Director at the British Business Bank, you will play a key role in ensuring that the Bank maintains effective and collaborative relations with our shareholder (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) in addition to other key stakeholders across Whitehall. You will act as the Bank’s main point of contact for policy questions and you will ensure the Bank continues to contribute to the Government’s key debates about SME access to finance.
Reporting to the Managing Director for Policy and Government Relations and Public Affairs (GRPA), you will develop and maintain a wide range of senior relationships across Government departments with a specific focus on small business finance. As Policy Director you will play a key role in delivering the Bank’s objective as the Government’s ‘Centre of Expertise’ regarding small business finance.
It is essential that you have experience working in the public sector, ideally within the policy division of central government. You will have experience in developing relationships and influencing policy at the most senior level and you will have demonstrable experience of advising senior civil servants and ministers on complex policy issues. It is desirable that you have experience in the financial services sector and an understanding of the challenges facing small businesses in the UK.
You will be collaborative, celebrate differences and inspire a culture of inclusion. You will have excellent communication skills and you will be confident in building and maintaining key stakeholder relationships. As a Director at the Bank it is expected that you will role model candour and integrity, you will support the wellbeing of colleagues, encourage diversity of thought and strive for continuous improvement.
Closing Date: 3 March 2021
Interviews to be confirmed.