Senior Policy & Public Affairs Officer

Senior Policy & Public Affairs Officer needed in SE London

The rate is £192.13 per day PAYE

This is a temporary role

The reference number is:                                    RQ1241438

The successful candidate will work within The Policy & Public Affairs team, within Strategy & Impact, works to understand and influence external policy and practice that impacts residents and the delivery of commitments to them. It seeks to build influence and ensure the needs are understood by decision-makers. The Senior Policy & Public Affairs Officer will develop and deliver influencing strategies on Southwark’s public affairs priority issues, holding responsibility for overseeing specific policy areas within the team.

The post-holder will advise politicians and officers on a range of policy issues, developing expertise on their area of focus. They will work with colleagues across to deploy a range of public affairs approaches, including delivering events, engaging with decision-makers, promoting evidence, generating media coverage and building alliances.

This is a full time position with ideally 3 days in the office, but some flexibility can be considered for the right candidate.

Due to high volumes of CVs received, we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage.

If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to quoting the reference number.

Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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