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Reference: 79199

Date Added: 3 July 2021
Closing Date: 9 July 2021

Job Title: Senior Policy Adviser

Working For: The Institute of Directors (IOD)

Location: London

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Job Description

  • Engaging with the board/director community and other key stakeholders in order to identify key concerns and challenges across the defined policy areas.
  • Developing expertise and policy insights in the defined policy areas aimed at creating a positive environment for boards/directors, IoD members and the wider business community.
  • Research, draft and publish reports and articles, give presentations and provide relevant input to the Lead Media and Communications aimed at maximising the influence and public profile of the IoD
  • Deliver effective consultation submissions which reflect the broad views of IoD members and take account of the economic, fiscal and political context.
  • Provide support to the Director General, Director of Policy and other senior IoD stakeholders, e.g. through briefings or advice, helping them to better communicate the IoD's policy priorities.
  • Taking responsibility for the organisation of policy publications, events and other related activities.
  • Representing the IoD to external audiences, including policy makers, the media and the IoD membership.

The Successful Applicant

  • Ability to see how different areas of public policy interact
  • Good understanding of the UK's political, media and policy landscape
  • The role will require presenting to members, the media and external audiences - therefore good presentational skills are important
  • Ability to explain complex policy issues to non-expert audiences
  • Flexibility in engaging with multiple policy areas, and rapidly identifying the key policy issues from a board/director perspective
  • Ability to rapidly develop expertise in defined policy areas
  • Excellent writing skills - including the drafting of articles and reports
  • Understanding of the impact of government policies on boards/directors in the real world
  • Excellent oral and written communicator
  • Understanding/experience in any of the following policy areas: sustainabililty, future working, vocationsal skills, employment (desirable)

More info: https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/senior-policy-adviser/ref/jn-072021-2936369

Closing Date: 9 July 2021

Interview/Start Dates

As and when suitable candidates identified

Application Details

Send CV's to sarahsmith@michaelpage.com

More info: https://www.michaelpage.co.uk/job-detail/senior-policy-adviser/ref/jn-072021-2936369

Website: https://www.iod.com/

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