Hours: 40 hours per week
We’re looking for an experienced public affairs professional with an interest in how we manage our resources and the skills to help us create the legislative environment to help us treat them more sustainably. This is an exciting role for a Public Affairs Manager to join our dynamic team, working flexibly and on a blended basis, including some time each week at our Kings Cross head office and visits to our Southwark depot, close to Westminster and the corridors of power, as and when required.
If you’re interested in developing our public affairs strategy and creating and implementing public affairs campaigns as part of our dynamic External Affairs team, we want to hear from you and find out how you can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.
What will you be doing?
You will work with internal stakeholders (technical and commercial) to define Veolia’s lobbying position on a range of issues, establishing and maintaining Veolia’s relationships with Ministers, politicians, civil servants and local MPs.
Organising and hosting site visits for major customers and stakeholders at Veolia sites and working with the relevant teams (commercial/municipal) to manage customer events, as well as preparing presentations and briefs for Veolia speakers at major events.
Line management of the Public Affairs Officer and ensure a culture of support and improvement.
What are we looking for?
You will hold a degree level qualification, ideally related to Politics/International Relations
Demonstrable experience in a public affairs role, including experience of campaign management and achieving lobbying goals; and engaging at a senior level
You will also have superb written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present confidently and persuasively
Our promise to you
Here at Veolia, we know that a genuinely good role goes both ways.
So alongside your salary, you’ll get 25 days of holiday alongside an extensive benefits package, which includes our market-leading pension and share scheme, alongside a range of employee discounts. Also to help you further, we provide mental health and financial support, so you can lean on us whenever you need to.
Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.