UK Government Affairs Manager (London based)

HIghly competitive salary and excellent benefits
18 Apr 2013
11 May 2013
Full Time
Contract Type

Peter Childs Ltd has been appointed to recruit for the following position:

UK Government Affairs Manager (London based)

Jaguar Land Rover

Highly competitive salary and excellent benefits

This is a significant opportunity for a confident and ambitious candidate who wants to work with one of the fastest growing global companies based in the UK. The largest manufacturing investor in R&D in the UK, Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) growth is driven by innovation, investing £2.75bn in new products this year and employing over 25,500 in this country.

As well as supporting the UK Head of Government Affairs, and Global Government Affairs Director, the UK Government Affairs Manager will be responsible for helping to develop and manage JLR’s positioning and campaigning on specific policy and regulatory issues. This will incorporate significant responsibility for senior-level engagement across the business, industry and Whitehall to ensure JLR’s influence on critical policy issues and debates. The role will also manage JLR’s visits and events programme to help develop policymakers’ understanding of high-tech manufacturing in the UK.

Degree educated and with the experience and gravitas to thrive in a demanding corporate environment, you will have a track record of successfully delivering policy campaigns, and have extensive experience of working with MPs, government officials and the wider policy community.
Along with advanced influencing and communication skills, comfort in dealing with technical issues, managing virtual teams, ability to present business information to external audiences will also be key.

To apply, please forward a copy of your CV to Peter Childs Ltd at 27 Maiden Lane, London WC2E 7JS, tel 020 7420 6320.

Please note, deadline for applications is 12pm Friday 26 April 2013.