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Reference: 92242

Date Added: 9 April 2024
Closing Date: 21 April 2024

Job Title: Senior Politics and Public Affairs Advisor

Working For: Save the Children

Location: London

Salary: £45,100 - £50,100 pa

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Save the Children UK has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Politics and Public Affairs Advisor.
Please note: This role will require up to 3 days a week in the office/London for external meetings.

As Senior Politics and Public Affairs Advisor you will Lead our parliamentary engagement across the work we do delivering high-impact change strategies whilst building and holding relationships with parliament. You will lead our government relations and public affairs work in helping to reduce child poverty and improve childcare

You will:

  • Lead political influencing and develop advocacy strategies for Save the Children's work.
  • Identify lobbying opportunities and enable colleagues to exploit them fully using powerful evidence, trusted relationships, and innovative and creative tactics that help Save the Children stand out in a crowded arena.
  • Provide strategic political insight and ensure systematic monitoring, analysis and dissemination of political intelligence.
  • Represent SCUK externally, actively networking and building constructive relationships with parliamentarians, government/opposition, advisers, officials, trade unions, political parties, think tanks, NGOs and media to support SCUK's influencing and profile building.

To be successful, it is important that you have:

  • Significant operational experience of structures, processes and trends in the UK political system.
  • Knowledge of international development, conflict and humanitarian issues and / or social policy particularly child poverty.
  • Track record of building and maintaining relationships which lead to policy impact, either in Parliament, with Government or soft power institutions.
  • Proven ability to think and plan strategically, with a track record of achieving political change.
  • Demonstrable understanding of, and experience in managing, political risk and an understanding of the operating environment for charities, particularly around challenges to charity campaigns and advocacy.
  • Ability to effectively build, manage and work within networks and coalitions for lobbying and advocacy purposes.
  • Commitment to Save the Children's vision, mission and values.

Flexible Working - We are happy to discuss flexible working options at interview.

For more details about this role, please visit our website. 

Closing Date: 21 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply, please visit our website via the link below: 


Website: https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/

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