Public Affairs and Policy Manager

Based in W1, London
18 Dec 2013
18 Jan 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

The Medical Protection Society (MPS) is the leading provider of comprehensive professional indemnity and expert advice to doctors, dentists and health professionals around the world. We are a mutual, not-for-profit organisation offering more than 280,000 members help with legal and ethical problems that arise from their professional practice.

We are seeking a Policy and Public Affairs Manager for the Communications Department, based in our London office. This is a stimulating and diverse role that demands a highly-developed understanding of politics and health public policy, and the ability to network and influence effectively across MPS, parliamentarians, decision-makers and other key stakeholders.

Your duties as a Policy and Public Affairs Manager will involve devising and delivering effective strategic engagement with the House of Commons and Lords, devolved bodies, Irish Houses of Parliament, European Union institutions, government departments and the wider policy community, including organisations representing doctors and dentists. You will seek, develop and exploit opportunities to promote MPS as the leading commentator on medicolegal issues, and represent MPS to key external stakeholders. 

The successful Policy and Public Affairs Manager will also lead the process of responding to consultations, proposed legislation and other government initiatives, undertaking steps that include initial analysis, determining and recommending a course of action to senior colleagues, and implementing the agreed course of action.

Benefits include a pension scheme, private medical insurance plus a range of other voluntary benefits to choose from.

Closing date for applications: 13th January 2014
Interviews will be held on: 20th January 2014

Job Reference: OM7274 If the prospect of an exciting and demanding career at MPS is attractive to you, please submit a covering letter, full CV and salary details by clicking the apply button below.