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Policy Adviser - Financial Services

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Anonymous

London, London United Kingdom
Public Sector & Government
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
This Policy Advisor will work closely alongside the large Policy and Public Affairs directorate to develop policy positions on a range of topics, build relationships with government officials and politicians in Westminster, and communicate effectively with members and internal stakeholders.

This particular role sits within the team that focuses on Financial Services, so as well as working on policy development around some of the fastest-changing areas of financial services like payment systems and fintech, the role will manage the organisations position on how best to foster positive competition and challengers in the FS market more generally. The role will be involved in managing the FS project which reviews Financial Services regulation.

Responsibilities will include:

* Research and analysis of public policy
* Drafting of papers, policy briefs and responses
* Supporting the policy team and Director where required
* Influencing policy decisions by lobbying UK MPs, civil servants and EU institutions
* Representing the organisation at conferences, external meetings and possibly through the media
* Discussion with members individually and at committee meetings
* Responding to members queries
* Writing articles for membership updates
* Offering support on project work within the department and broader organisation

A successful applicant for this role will have:

* Past experience of parliament, either from working for an MP or MEP or from working within a similar type of organisation that engages with parliament.
* Excellent communication skills and confidence to build relationships and present clearly to a range of audiences.
* Previous experience of having worked within a similar field is desirable

Reference: 635258370