Date Added: 29 October 2023
: 30 November 2023
Job Title: Policy and Parliamentary Affairs Manager
Working For: Foreign Policy Centre
Length of Contract: 12 months
The Policy and Parliamentary Affairs Manager would lead the Foreign Policy Centre's (FPC) parliamentary engagement, maximising opportunities to connect policy makers with FPC’s network of experts, supporting the development of policy recommendations as well as helping to inform public debate on key foreign policy issues to ensure the effective delivery of our mission.
This role will require significant experience of Parliamentary affairs, a strong understanding of Parliamentary and governmental processes and knowledge of how to best facilitate the timely input of expertise from FPC’s fellows, advisers and partners into decision making on UK foreign policy. The successful candidate will have the ability to pull from an established network of parliamentary, governmental, civil service and diplomatic contacts, as well as possessing the skills to grow FPC’s profile as the go-to think tank in our field for policy makers from all parties in Westminster, Whitehall, and beyond. Excellent communications skills will be vital to convey information to different audiences, including public facing outputs that will support wider understanding of Parliamentary and decision-making processes, and other relevant developments, in our focus areas.
This role will also involve supporting FPC’s Director and Events and Projects Manager to develop and disseminate our research and outputs, including publications and events, creating open and accessible spaces – online and offline – for the exchange of knowledge, ideas and experience on our focus themes.
The full job description, and details on how to apply, is available on our website - https://fpc.org.uk/about/working-for-us/policy-and-parliamentary-affairs-manager/
Closing Date: 30 November 2023
Interviews are expected to be held within the first two weeks of December 2023, with a view to the job starting in January 2024.
To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org by 23:59 on the closing date. Please note, applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered and we will only be able to give feedback to shortlisted candidates.