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Head of Policy

£60,000-£75,000 per annumLondon


Murray McIntosh are delighted to have partnered with a leading professional body that acts as a voice on key issues such as equal access to justice, the promotion of EDI, and the development of business opportunities within the industry. They are looking for a Policy professional to lead their international strategy, managing a small team.

As this a senior position, the ideal candidate will be a highly strategic and dynamic individual, passionate about advocacy, with the ability to lead on a range of group-wide objectives.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the communication of policy issues and subjects to relevant members. The postholder will play an important role in identifying key issues and policy opportunities, leading on the execution of these where appropriate with relevant parties
  • Providing strategic guidance for the development of policy positions and advocacy priorities, contributing significantly to the organisation's goals
  • Contributing to the organisation's strategy which secures external grants for policy programmes
  • Building and establishing key networks which will enhance the influence and impact of the organisation, establishing them as a crucial player in important industry matters
  • Line managing two policy individuals, assisting with training and performance development

The successful candidate will need:

  • Significant policy development experience including research reports, briefings and consultation responses, with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Strong communications skills, demonstrating strong examples of engaging with a wide range of national and international stakeholders, including government officials, and regulatory bodies
  • Excellent leadership qualities, ideally having line managed in previous positions

Murray McIntosh is proud to be an equal opportunities agency on behalf of its clients. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

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Lauren Maddocks

Associate Director – Policy, Public Affairs & Strategic Communications