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Reference: 85568

Date Added: 16 August 2022
Closing Date: 15 October 2022

Job Title: Senior Government Relations Manager

Working For: a client of Hanson Search

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

A global technology giant ranked within the Top 10 Highest Brand value is looking for their next experienced Senior Government Relations Manager in the UK. This company is a multinational conglomerate that operates across a range of popular services and products, sold and utilised across the world.

As Senior Government Relations Manager, you will help this global corporate to further enhance their reputation and relationship with government to adopt policies that support the business and wider society. This is a chance to grow, work and put your stamp upon a truly transnational corporation that offers significant benefits and opportunities for exponential career enhancement and development.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify key policy/political issues and events that will require appropriate strategies in response – then successfully drive these strategic plans in line with agreed company positions
  • Raise awareness and drive the brand through maintenance and building of relationships with government officials in Westminster and Whitehall
  • Provide succinct written and verbal briefs for colleagues and team member to help them understand policy developments and the implications on the company
  • Management of day-to-day relations with trade associations ensuring such bodies represent the company’s views and act as company representative within the relevant working groups
  • Work closely with colleagues to effectively deliver Government Relations events or company events to influence policy and key stakeholders
  • Development of a practical issues management system to quickly identify and nullify any potential issues that may affect the business going forwards

Key requirements:

  • Strong networks and links across government along with excellent understanding of the UK political process and how Government develops policy
  • Expert analytical skills to quickly identify how policy will affect the business combined with the ability to explain complex issues in a succinct manner to colleagues and the rest of the wider team
  • Experience within a large organisation (public or private sector) or experience within an agency of in-house role
  • Strong relationship building skills with strong interpersonal skills to present confidently and confer well with Government officials as well as internal colleagues


Closing Date: 15 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Start date: Immediate

Application Details


Website: http://www.hansonsearch.com

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