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Senior Policy Advisor

Recruitment Bespoke Ltd
The City, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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Full Time
Senior Policy Advisor

Financial Services Membership Body

Hybrid Working Model Flexible - City of London Offices

Basic Salary £50,000-£55,000 dependant on experience with excellent benefits including 30 Days Holiday, Pension, PMI, Healthcare, Gym Subsidy, Income Protection, Social Activities, Training & CPD

Permanent Role, Full Time

The Financial Services and Markets Act, FSMA knowledge and experience is highly desirable.

Our client a leading, reputable and well-regarded Financial Services Membership Body is currently recruiting for a Senior Policy Advisor.

The Role of Senior Policy Advisor

To support and guide our members as the Government develops its approach to financial services following the Edinburgh Reforms and Financial Services and Markets Act 2023, amongst other policy developments.

Duties and responsibilities

draft responses to governmental and regulatory consultations and parliamentary inquiries;

support and advise colleagues across the business in developing and advocating policy positions on issues of strategic importance to the sector;

produce policy content for briefing materials, speeches, blogs, articles and reports;

co-ordinate areas of joint interest with colleagues across the trade association, including ensuring the smooth running o cross-organisation Policy Committee;

liaise with the media team to ensure that policy work is effectively communicated;

effectively manage relationships with members on key policy issues;

support other colleagues in representing and its members with political, governmental, regulatory and industry audiences, and other key stakeholders;

keep up to date with policy, political and research developments and provide detailed advice to senior colleagues regarding their implications for the trade association and its members.

Knowledge and experience required

Experience of policy development gained, for example, within a government department, regulatory authority and/or consulting environment.

Experience of delivering integrated, advocacy and influence building campaigns with political, regulatory, governmental and industry stakeholders.

Experience of carrying out focused research and information gathering to support policy or advocacy positions.

Experience in engaging and building relationships with a wide range of political, regulatory, governmental and industry stakeholders.

Good analytical skills and high attention to detail.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent knowledge of the UK's policy and political environment and an understanding of how it impacts on the UK's financial services sector.

Knowledge of financial services, economics and project management (desirable but not essential).

To apply to this role please send your CV

Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

Membership Bespoke is acting as a recruitment business in relation to this role. Membership Bespoke positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Membership Bespoke is the most experienced membership-focused recruitment firm in the UK, with 10+ years of experience delivering tailored permanent, temporary, interim, and Executive Search recruitment solutions to Trade Associations, Regulatory Bodies, Political Parties, and Professional Bodies.

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