Date Added: 4 November 2023
: 1 December 2023
Job Title: Public Affairs and Policy Officer
Working For: Karbon Homes
Location: North East
Length of Contract: Permanent
You’ll have a broad brief, including developing a programme of stakeholder engagement activity; delivering effective influencing and thought leadership campaigns; providing a proactive policy function that helps shape local and national policy and regulation related to Karbon Homes’ operations; and co-ordinating and managing Karbon Homes’ responses to statutory consultations on policy and legislation. You’ll report to the Head of External Affairs.
About You: You’ll have a strong track record of delivering influencing campaigns, be able to demonstrate achievement in service delivery of policy analysis, and be experienced in managing relationships with stakeholders. You’ll have an excellent understanding of local, regional and national political systems and processes. You’re likely to be looking for the next step to build your career: your current role may be in housing or a related field such as local or central government, emergency services, the NHS or a charity.
About Karbon Homes: We’re a profit-for-a-purpose business and we work hard to balance a strong business head with a strong social heart. We build, manage and look after homes for people across the North-East of England and Yorkshire. And then we go further, we give them the strong foundations they need to crack on with life. Our communities are diverse, all facing different opportunities and challenges. Over the next five years we’re investing over £233 million in building new homes. It’s an exciting time to join us.
A place on the GEM Programme: We’re really keen to support your personal and professional development and we’ve partnered with the GEM Programme, an award-winning development programme which is nationally recognised for its outstanding work in building careers in housing. During the programme, you’ll be involved in inspiring developmental opportunities across a 12-month period and have unrivalled opportunities to build your networks with other GEMs, sector leaders and those who make and influence policy at national level.
Closing Date: 1 December 2023
There is no fixed closing date for this role. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.
To apply for this role and find out more please visit on our website https://thegemprogramme.com/housing-jobs/