Head of Policy

TPP Recruitment
£65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Closing date
14 Nov 2020

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This highly respected membership organisation are looking for a senior policy professional to join their team.

Within this role, you can look forward to leading on the creation and delivery of the the organisations high-profile policy work and engagement that will underpin key aspects of their 5 years strategy. Working with the Director of Policy and Public Affairs, you will be spearheading the organisations efforts to inform and influence decision makers and opinion formers across the UK and Ireland, to build strategic partnerships and increase the organisations visibility and the impact of their work.

Line managing a team of 3, you will work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation to ensure that their policy and advocacy work is integrated, consistent and high quality. You will oversee key programmes of work that will aim to inform and influence both the UK and Irish governments investment priorities in research, innovation and education, as well as driving the national debate about skills within the UK and Ireland.

You will be overseeing the organisations policy work such as the preparing written submission to government, parliaments and councils, and also producing briefings for trustees, senior staff and members.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an experienced senior policy professional
  • Have a strong track record in the development and delivery of high-profile policy projects and positions
  • Have experience of understanding complex governance systems, as well as quality assurance and review of policy projects
  • Have strong line management experience
  • Have a strong stakeholder engagement ability

TPP Recruitment is a specialist, highly respected and well-established UK-wide consultancy.

Our areas of expertise enable us to provide dedicated support to organisations across the following non-profit and public sector organisations:

Charitable | Educational | Health & Social Care | Professional Membership | Awarding Bodies | Cultural | Housing

Our 50+ strong team of dedicated consultants specialise in the following functional areas:

Education & Training | Finance, IT & Facilities | Fundraising & Development | Health & Social Care | Human Resources |  Leadership & Governance | MarComms & Digital | Office & Specialist Support

TPP has connected organisations and candidates across the UK since 1996, from our offices in London, Bristol and Newcastle. Our culture is based on the following set of core principles which are embedded within our teams and underpin our commitment to helping ensure organisations achieve lasting impact.

  • We do the right thing
    We have a social conscience, work in an ethical way and are passionate about supporting organisations. It’s why the first P of our name stands for Principle.
  • We work in partnership
    Internally and externally, we work in an honest, supportive and collaborative way to achieve exceptional results. It’s why the second P stands for Partnership.
  • We specialise
    We are experts in our fields and constantly seek to improve our knowledge of and empathy for our customers.
  • We adapt
    We offer a flexible, tailored approach and are constantly looking for better ways to do things.
  • We exceed expectations
    We go above and beyond and focus on long term relationships over short term gains.
Contact Us
  • 4th Floor, Sherborne House
  • 119-121 Cannon Street
  • London
  • EC4N 5AT
  • GB
  • 020 7198 6000
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