Policy and Government Affairs Officer

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Purpose of post:

  • To monitor, analyse, research, report and lead (in specific areas) on all policy issues relevant to the automotive industry
  • To support development and delivery of the SMMT policy portfolio including competitiveness, government affairs, smart & sustainable mobility and trade
  • To support and to represent all aspects of SMMT’s political communication, government affairs engagement and events programme
  • To research and draft reports, consultation responses and position papers on current issues in support of SMMT policy development
  • To support SMMT policy committee and working group management and administration

Qualifications / Skills / Attributes required by job holder:
(Describe with referent to abilities/qualifications such as report writing, oral presentation, accuracy, reliability, administrative, interpersonal, confidentiality, computer use, professional, managerial, languages etc)

  • Graduate level with previous experience in a public affairs or policy roles
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experienced in researching and compiling accurate and reliable briefings and reports as well as delivery of presentations
  • Evidence of good time management, job prioritising skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Highly motivated professional team player, eager to learn and contribute to wide policy development and relationship management in a small and busy team context
  • Knowledge and experience of UK parliamentary and legislative processes; EU knowledge is desirable

Main duties include:

  • Policy research, development and coordination:
    • To monitor, analyse, research and provide regular briefings on all relevant political and industry issues for members and across the SMMT
    • To lead on specific policy areas as required
    • To write regular policy newsletters and manage their internal and external dissemination
    • To support or lead on the research, development and drafting of SMMT policy positions, consultation responses and lobbying materials in liaison with members, key SMMT departments and other stakeholders (e.g. CBI, ACEA)
    • To attend and support all relevant SMMT committees/sections on policy developments as required, including to assist and support the work and organisation of the Policy Co-ordination Committee
    • To support and/or lead in SMMT committee or working group management
    • To support ad hoc research projects and events
  • Government affairs – political engagement and representation:
    • To support all aspects of the planning and delivery of SMMT’s political communications and government affairs programme
    • To undertake and deliver representation and engagement for SMMT and to liaise with key SMMT political contacts, officials and stakeholders as required
    • To assist the Government Affairs Manager in delivering the SMMT party conference programme, All Party Parliamentary Motor Group secretariat and other projects, events and meetings as required
    • To develop, manage and update SMMT’s political contact database working with the government affairs lead
  • Cross-departmental/team support:
    • To support the work of other teams in the department and across SMMT as and when policy input is required
    • Other internal support as required
    • Other areas of responsibility within team to be determined

Method of Application:

Prospective candidates should e-mail [email protected] with a CV and covering letter quoting your salary expectations.

Early applications are encouraged as interviews will take place and the position offered before this date if a suitable candidate is found.

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