Head of Policy & Government Affairs

Location
Aldershot
Salary
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
19 Sep 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
13760878/001
Contact
Kas Rothwell
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Not-for-profit organisation based in Hampshire


Description

I am currently recruiting for a Head of Policy & Government Relations with a not-for-profit organisation based in Hampshire. My client has over 800 outlets in membership spanning the entire industry supply chain; manufacturers, dealerships, operators and specialist providers.





The Head of Policy and Government Relations is a senior role providing strategic support to the Directorate through:

* building strong business relationships with government and regulatory bodies





* effective lobbying strategies on all issues affecting the sector in Westminster, devolved governments throughout the UK and in Europe





* co-ordinating and drafting responses to all relevant government/ devolved government and regulatory body consultation papers





* sector specific guidance in relation to legislative reform impacting on business and specifically the leisure accommodation industry


Profile

What we are looking for:



* A minimum of 10 years' experience working in trade associations/ not for profit organisations at management level





* Extensive working knowledge of lobbying and representation in domestic and European settings





* Self-motivated, articulate, driven, proactive and solution-orientated





* Excellent communicator and strategic thinker





* Strong research and analytical skills





* Exceptional writing skills - for internal and external use; for publication, B2B, web and consumer facing


Job Offer

£50,000 - £60,000 PA DOE plus excellent benefits.