About the role
As a Senior Parliamentary and Stakeholder Engagement Adviser, you will be responsible for leading the delivery of CQC’s engagement with Parliament and other stakeholder organisations in order to ensure the organisation is open, transparent, and upholds its accountability to Parliament to the highest possible standard. To this end, you will take a particular lead on engagement with Select Committees and other parliamentary committees, working with colleagues to draft written submissions as well as preparing senior colleagues to provide oral evidence. You will also take a lead on legislation, briefing colleagues internally and project managing CQC’s engagement with government departments and others.
You will support constructive partnership working with external organisations, and you will build relationships with key strategic contacts. You will also help ensure that CQC’s work is informed by the external stakeholder environment. Finally, you will work to ensure that CQC’s independent voice reaches Parliament and external stakeholders effectively and efficiently.
The successful candidate will support senior colleagues including the Chair and Chief Executive by providing timely briefings to support meetings with Parliamentarians and other stakeholders. You will support the Parliamentary and Stakeholder Engagement Manager by supporting the management of the team, mentoring more junior colleagues, and advising the organisation on strategic external engagement.
You will be able to provide calm and measured responses to time-critical situations and will understand when it is necessary to escalate to ensure resolution.
With substantial experience of the delivery of Parliamentary and Stakeholder engagement, along with excellent oral and written communication skills. You should have effective leadership skills and the ability to multitask and manage multiple business critical deadlines.
We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability.