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Reference: 85489

Date Added: 9 August 2022
Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Job Title: Manager Government Relations & Public Affairs UK

Working For: A client of Hanson Search

Location: London

Salary: Competitive, including car allowance

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

We are working with one of the world’s most prominent providers of smart logistics solutions. Our client is responsible for 10% of the world’s logistical movement across the globe. They prioritise the most efficient and industry leading technology whilst guaranteeing a sustainable and positive impact on economies and societies globally.

Our client is searching for an experienced Manager Government Relations & Public Affairs UK to create key strategies and systems for interpreting and disseminating key ideas and issues from UK politics to ensure better business decision-making.

  • To advise on key political issues and provide guidance and critical insight into the political processes, personalities within government and civil society across the UK – provide up-to-date information on policy, country and stakeholder analysis to create credible strategies
  • Manage key relationships government stakeholders and identify business threats due to statutory and legislative government action and provide support to business leaders and the wider team in their stakeholder engagement
  • Create and put in place advocacy plans including the setting out of desired policy outcomes and engagement programmes in alignment with the functions and in-country resources
  • Maintain absolute compliance with the relevant government ABC, transparency and ethical requirements and keep abreast of UK government policies, finance, tax and regulatory developments that impact the business
  • Provide leverage on the formal workings of government to support the desired outcomes of the company and their wider business targets

Key requirements:

  • At least 10 years’ experience within UK government and diplomatic or Regulatory and Government/Public Affairs in strategic, analytical or business setting
  • Deep understanding of UK government with substantial networks across the UK government with considerable experience in UK regulatory frameworks and processes a requirement
  • Ability to work effectively across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders with ability to multi-task in highly fluid situations
  • Strong influence and motivational skillset with some experience of Issues and Crisis Management
  • Exceptional analyst with knowledge of governance and business control frameworks with ability to work effectively in cross cultural and diverse stakeholder environments


Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Start date: Immediate

Application Details


Website: http://www.hansonsearch.com

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