Head of Policy, Technical Support & Communications

Insignia Recruit
London, UK
Closing date
1 Oct 2020

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Head of Policy, Technical Support and Communications

Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum depending on experience + good range of benefits

Based in London (London Weighting applicable c. £3,200 per annum)

Our client is an international charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy they've helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. As a Christian organisation, everything they do is motivated by faith as they strive to reflect God's unconditional love.

With our client, you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

Overall, in this important senior role, you will be expected to drive real change in the lives of the world's most vulnerable children by leveraging global reach and experience to increase the charity's influence, credibility and impact with government, decision makers and influencers as well as delivering quality and timely advocacy and technical support to their programmes.

Reporting to the Policy & Programmes Director, you will be managing a newly formed Policy, Technical Support and Communications team spread across two offices in London and Milton Keynes.

Ideally educated to degree level (or equivalent) with substantial experience in working in politics and policy affairs, international development or media, you will be adept in understanding policy development and the UK political system, with relevant exposure to accessing and influencing decision-makers across a broad spectrum of the public arena. You'll be overseeing the development and delivery of communications campaigns, specifically to engage with and influence government and multi-lateral audiences.

You will be a passionate speaker, experienced influencer and networker with excellent communication, interpersonal, conceptual, critical, analytical, people-management and strategic thinking skills, combined with the ability to thrive under pressure.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

If you feel this is the role for you, please apply with your CV and a member of our team will be in touch.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90582082
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