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Reference: 90320

Date Added: 22 September 2023
Closing Date: 1 October 2023

Job Title: Senior External Affairs Manager

Working For: Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Location: Bristol, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Nottingham, Swansea

Salary: £40,808

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Do you have experience leading external affairs and engagement with senior stakeholder groups?
Are you an experienced and confident stakeholder engagement professional?
Do you want to play an exciting part in keeping Britain moving, safely and sustainably?
If so, we would love to hear from you!

We recently set out our vision to 2030, which explains the challenges we face and how our important work with partners can help to:

• Make roads safer
• Improve services for our customers
• Make road transport greener and healthier
• Harness the potential of technology and data
• Grow and level up the economy

As Senior External Affairs Manager you’ll be responsible for bringing our partnership principles to life by developing and owning the key strategic relationships with external customers and stakeholders, ensuring their views and feedback are captured to inform DVSA’s work.
You will support policy officials and subject matter experts to ensure meaningful, fair, stakeholder engagement is at the start and heart of our work. You’ll help plan and deliver timely and transparent high quality stakeholder engagement, supporting colleagues to develop their engagement skills to enhance and improve relationships with external organisations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Leading on external affairs for DVSA, supporting policy officials to develop better relationships with DVSA’s customers and stakeholders
• Enable establishment and development of new relationships and partnerships with organisations who are non-traditional DVSA stakeholders
• Formulate strategic communications and engagement plans with DVSA’s External Communications teams to educate, advise and guide road users
• Proactively identify engagement activities or events and make recommendations for DVSA CEO, Director and senior management attendance
• Oversee and own stakeholder mapping for DVSA and provide advice and guidance to projects on stakeholder engagement strategy and activity
• Please see the Candidate Pack attached to this job advert for more information about the role and responsibilities.

Closing Date: 1 October 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Apply using this link http://bit.ly/3t3zz3O

Website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/driver-and-vehicle-standards-agency

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