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UK Public Affairs Manager

UK Public Affairs Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55,000

  • Contact:

    Julia Thomas

  • Contact Email:

    jthomas@vmagroup.com

  • Job Ref:

    JT914204

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2019-04-26

  • Consultant:

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On behalf of our client, a key regulator in the health sector, we are currently shortlisting for a Public Affairs Manager.  Taking the lead in managing a team through a period of change for the department, this will be a challenging and demanding role with a high profile in the organisation. 

Key responsibilities will include

  • Working as part of a wider public affairs and strategic communications team you will lead the UK Public Affairs activity, responding to political, policy, strategic and stakeholder developments which will impact the organisation.
  • Promote the organisation to relevant parliamentarians, government officials, policy makers and stakeholders – building effective and strategic relationships across Westminster and Whitehall.
  • Provide timely and accurate intelligence and advice internally to senior management and motivate and manage a small, effective PA team ensuring your work is aligned to the wider organisation objectives.

Your experience will include

  • Significant experience of either public or parliamentary affairs
  • Detailed understanding of the UK political and policy making process in the UK
  • Ideally you will have an understanding of the UK’s health policy landscape – including health regulation
  • Exceptional networking and relationship building skills – internally and externally
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