Policy Manager

Recruitment Bespoke Limited
London (Central)
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Policy Manager

Chartered Institute

Central London

Basic Salary £65,837 with excellent benefits Life assurance plan, Pension scheme with 12% employer’s contribution, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Private healthcare care (BUPA) option, Health screening, Interest free season ticket loan, Cycle to work scheme, Employee performance recognition

Permanent, Full Time

My client a reputable and established chartered institute based in Central London is currently searching for a Policy Manager

The purpose of this job is to identify key policy areas of long-term interest to their members support members to develop core narrative on these areas and deliver a range of high-quality policy outputs, based on expert knowledge, that are of measureable value to members, policy makers and in the public interest.

Main Duties

scan the environment to ensure that external policy issues of potential relevance to the profession are identified

represent members’ views effectively to policymakers, regulators and other key stakeholders in the UK, Europe and internationally

leverage members’ expertise and manage work programmes effectively to ensure quality of outputs and that deadlines are met

deliver effective, evidence-based responses to external consultations and identify follow-up engagement opportunities where appropriate

prepare briefing documents and position statements on key policy issues to support the public affairs activities

liaise with and co-ordinate activity across the different practice area executive committees on policy areas, ensuring that a cross-practice approach is taken where appropriate

develop strong and effective working relationships with members, ensuring there is a high level of engagement and participation in policy work

through stakeholder relationships and a mix of proactive and reactive outputs, help shape the direction of government and regulatory policy (UK and EU) in the public interest and in the interests of the actuarial profession

maintain relationships with key contacts and take a dynamic approach to the development of new stakeholder relationships

liaise with colleagues across the Public Affairs Directorate to ensure a consistent approach to our external affairs work programme

work closely with Practice Managers to provide support on policy-related issues

build relationships and work collaboratively with international organisations that represent or have an interest in the actuarial profession to raise the profile of the and its members

Knowledge and Experience Required


An established public policy professional with an understanding of the policy issues relevant to the actuarial profession and/or a pensions, investment or financial services background

excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to get to grips with complex technical information and to communicate this effectively to a range of audiences

ability to work to tight deadlines and effectively manage the contributions of others to ensure outputs are quality assured and delivered on time

ability to evaluate issues and deliver solutions

ability to see projects through to completion ensuring accuracy and attention to detail


proven experience of influencing policy makers at UK, EU and International level

experience of working with Committees to develop policy positions and manage conflicting views to achieve consensus, excellent project management skills and demonstrable evidence of the ability to manage multiple priorities

experience of working for a professional body or membership organisation

To apply to this role please send your CV

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