Michael Page - Policy

Director of Policy & Government Affairs Europe

Location
England, London
Salary
£100,000 - £130,000 per annum
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Sep 2019
Ref
14040494/001
Contact
Kas Rothwell
Position/Level
Department Head, Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Director of Policy & Government Affairs Europe

Client Details

Disruptive technology company in the transport/infrastructure space.

Description

I am currently recruiting for a Director of Policy & Government Affairs Europe for a disruptive technology company in the transport/infrastructure space. You will:

  • Identify legislative, budget, and ballot opportunities in countries and localities
  • Effectively represent the organization and its vision for the improvement of communities to elected officials and their staff; to local/state public transit, environmental, and equity advocates; to community groups; and to local academic and other thought leaders.
  • Manage consultant and lobbyist engagements
  • Work effectively within formal and informal industry coalitions, and otherwise develop industry contacts, to advance areas of common interest
  • Draft official written material: op-eds, blog posts, policy proposals, formal correspondence, etc.
  • Represent the company at local policy events and other forums

Profile

You will have:

  • A strategic thinker and day-to-day executor who can juggle several issues at once; you're able to effectively consider and solve both short and long-term problems.
  • Experience of having worked in government an ideally in transport, infrastructure or technology
  • Execution-oriented; a self-starter who takes action and achieves tangible results
  • A natural at public affairs; an excellent communicator with demonstrated writing, editing, and speaking skills.
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments and feel comfortable with a high level of responsibility.
  • You have a strong ability to articulate strategic objectives and have a deep knowledge of government and politics in Europe.
  • In policy or geographic areas that are new to you, you can quickly get up to speed, identify the key issues, and quickly develop and execute a strategy.
  • Have extensive experience managing relationships with a broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Have significant legislative, political, campaign, and/or advocacy experience

Job Offer

£100,000 - £130,000 PA plus benefits and equity

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