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Principal Policy and Public Affairs Officer

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03637
  • Published: Thu 12/03/2020, 10:34 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/03/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours/week
  • Salary: £44373 - £51162 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Government jobs

The Role

About Southwark:

Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a 'can do' attitude and enviable reputation. As a council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our 'Fairer Futures for All' promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do.

Southwark has a varied mix of cultural communities, where over 120 languages are spoken in Southwark. We have all the challenges you'd find in any inner city area.

Southwark Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Role:

An opportunity to work at the heart of political decision-making in a vibrant London borough.

Southwark Council is recruiting a Principal Policy and Public Affairs Officer, managing a small team which maximises our impact with opinion formers and decision makers to get the best deal for residents. This exciting role in our external affairs division will lead a team which works across the council to support the delivery of key priorities.

About You:

You will lead a team which helps put Southwark at the forefront of public policy debate and ensures that the interests of our residents are well represented to Government, City Hall and other decision makers. Working closely with elected members and senior officers, you will provide expert advice on a range of public affairs approaches. In this varied and challenging role you will build a network of key stakeholders to champion Southwark's calls and advocate our policy positions to improve the lives of people in the borough.

Working with our media, marketing and cabinet support teams you will work on a range of issues which affect the daily lives of our 300,000 residents. This is an exciting role in the heart of the council where you will need to think creatively to find solutions to the challenges which the council faces and help deliver its vision of a fairer future for all in Southwark.

 

 

Recruitment Timetable

Advert Closing Date: 29 March 2020

Interviews: Week Commencing 6 April 2020

 

Additional Details

This is a fixed term role for 1 year to cover a secondment.

Benefit: https://www.jobsatsouthwark.co.uk/why-us/

 

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03637
  • Published: Thu 12/03/2020, 10:34 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 29/03/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours/week
  • Salary: £44373 - £51162 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Government jobs

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