Our client are a membership organisation and the UK’s leading trade body focused in the Manufacturing and Engineering Sector. They offer a range of professional services to their members and also to non-member organisations – principally HR & legal, health & safety, climate & policy advisory, training & consultancy.
In this role you will advise members on the use of energy, how legislation impacts them. You will also work with government to discuss and consult on energy policy, markets and legislation.
This role will provide you with a high level of visibility; you will work with a large number of varied organisations and gain exposure to government, interacting directly with senior civil servants and MP’s, you will work with key stakeholders of well-known brands within our member companies and on occasion you may be required to complete interviews or reports for the press/media.
Key Responsibilities Will Include
- Monitoring and proactively leading policy, regulatory and legislative developments in energy, climate change and environment, focusing on UK energy, energy efficiency and climate policy
- Present clear analysis on the above topics
- Be a subject matter expert and first point of contact with government departments and agencies
- Respond to government consultations and parliamentary enquiries
- Engage with senior stakeholders and member companies to gather intelligence and support policy work
- Update members on policy developments and regulatory requirements
- Coordinate the steel industry’s climate change agreement
- Present views and recommendations to key government and industry stakeholders and the wider press/social media.
To Be Successful In This Role, You Will Have
- In-depth knowledge of UK energy legislation is essential, it would be beneficial to also have an understanding of EU legislation, policy and processes
- Experience of working in a policy focused role, or sufficient transferable skills from roles in industry, government, trade organisations, or elsewhere
- Experience leading successful policy campaigns would be particularly advantageous
- A working knowledge of manufacturing, including energy intensive sector, would be advantageous, but is not essential
- Confident communicator, who can present technical information to a varied audience
- You will need to be proficient in writing reports and presenting data – as such, skills in Excel, analysis and numeracy will be required
- A degree or relevant profession qualification/experience
Based in London, with occasional travel in the UK and to Brussels.
Benefits include but are not limited to: 5 week’s paid holiday a year, season ticket loan and contributory pension scheme.
We require all job applicants to share its company-wide commitment to putting the Customer First.
If you are invited to an interview, all candidates are required to demonstrate a good understanding and provide examples of having delivered high levels of customer service.