Michael Page - Policy

Head of EMEA Policy

Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
16 Jul 2019
Ref
14028661/001
Contact
Kas Rothwell
Responsibilities
PR / Communications, Strategy
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Head of EMEA Policy

Client Details

Internet/technology business

Description

I am currently recruiting a Head of EMEA Policy for an internet/technology business in London.

You will:

  • Monitor the EMEA political and policy environment for issues that interest and impact the company
  • Work with policymakers, private sector partners and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on issues of privacy, safety and security, intellectual property, e-governance, content policy and other technology-relevant public policy concerns
  • Manage a team of Policy leaders across the EMEA region and scale operations
  • Represent the organisation in meetings with policy-makers, civil society and other relevant stakeholders

Profile

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience in managing policy and/or government relations and advocacy work
  • Experience in a public policy team of a global internet or technology company preferred (pure government policy experience less desirable)
  • Strong people management experience - experience of managing leaders as well as mobilizing teams of individual contributors
  • Keen understanding of the EMEA political system, environment and institutions
  • Outstanding judgment and persuasive skills, creativity, and the ability to work in a dynamic environment

Job Offer

Substantial Package