Policy Manager- Employment and Skills

  • Confidential
  • London, UK
  • 04 Nov, 2021
Full Time Government

Job Description

Our client is a leading trade association for its sector recognised for its powerful campaigning and influence within government.

They are currently looking for an experienced Policy Advisor to take a lead role in influencing and shaping the trade association's position on key strategic campaign issues.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and delivery of policy on all areas relating to employment and skills.

Campaigns and Policy

Responsibility for the development and delivery of trade policies built on sound evidence and analysis
Responsibility for the work programmes and Action Groups through the development of detailed submissions responding to relevant public consultations and related external engagement
Liaise across with colleagues to ensure that policies are co-ordinated across the businessCommunications

Produce briefing papers, policy documents, newsletters and other written communications
Make presentations to industry and stakeholder conferences and meetings
Prepare responses with members to UK and European Government consultationsStakeholder relations

Establish and maintain strong working relationships within the UK government, relevant regulatory authorities, other trade associations and commercial organisations
Work closely with the Corporate Affairs team to develop relationships with relevant political contacts
Candidate requirements:

An excellent communicator with a strong knowledge and understanding of current relevant policy and emerging legislation relating to employment and skills policy
Credibility to work alongside senior management and to build strong relationships
A trusted and pro-active team player, supporting team colleagues in driving a culture of constant improvement