Head of Policy
Head of Policy for an environmental services business
policy, innovation, strategy
About Our Client
Environmental services business.
I am currently recruiting a Head of Policy for an environmental services business either in Taunton or home based
*Ensure that that the businesses interests are effectively represented to maximise positive change in policy and regulation at a national and devolved level
*Gain early intelligence on policy risks and opportunities and quantify these for the business
*Develop effective strategies to respond to policy risks an opportunities through direct engagement, through industry bodies and wider stakeholders such as NGOs, local and industry groups
*Work with Directors of Regulations and Development to inform business strategy to ensure policy can be optimised in the business
*Maintain strong positive relationships with key officials across government.
*Develop and disseminate a compelling set of messages about the business to ensure the business is well understood and regarded across key decision makers
*Engage and manage external consultancies to ensure cost effective and timely delivery of key objectives.
*Proactively flag any key changes to government and any internal risks.
The Successful Applicant
You will have:
*Ability to develop and articulate persuasive arguments to influence decision makers
* Ability to write concisely and clear policy papers/consultation responses
*Ability to see the world from other's perspective and construct arguments to meet their ambition while also meeting your own
* Naturally collaborative approach - working with colleagues to agree shared strategic direction, developing and championing integrated processes and behaviours to encourage a 'one team' approach and attitude
*Knowledge and demonstrable experience effecting policy change
*Knowledge of key stakeholders within Government or/and Whitehall
What's on Offer
Taunton or home based
£85,000. car allowance, and bonus.