Job title: Head of Public Affairs
Reporting to (job title): Managing Director, Public Affairs, Policy and Research (PAPR)
Objective of role: The role of the HPA is to lead the organisation’s public affairs and engagement activity across the UK and EU and to work with members to deliver the objectives of TheCityUK’s public affairs and engagement programme.
The job holder will work with the Managing Director, Public Affairs, Policy and Research, CEO, Executive Committee and TheCityUK teams to lead and deliver the public affairs work programme to achieve TheCityUK’s strategic objectives. This includes leading TheCityUK regions & nations activity, Westminster and parliamentary engagement, EU public affairs and member state engagement.
The job holder will be responsible for the running of the senior member Public Affairs Group and other relevant committees, ensuring TheCityUK engages a range of senior policymakers and stakeholders across the UK and EU. The role should deliver key FRPS messages, seek to enhance the trust and reputation of the FRPS industry and TheCityUK’s role in representing the industry.
Dimensions of role: Direct reports: 4
Regions & Nations Senior Manager
Public Affairs Manager
EU Public Affairs Manager
Public Affairs Executive
This role is based in London but may involve travel elsewhere in the UK. TheCityUK office is a small and close-knit team with a flexible approach to tasks and responsibilities. It is essential that the candidate appreciates and can work within these conditions.
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TheCityUK is the industry-led body representing UK-based financial and related professional services. We champion and support the success of the ecosystem, and thereby our members, promoting policies in the UK, across Europe and internationally that drive competitiveness, support job creation and ensure long-term economic growth. The industry contributes over 10% of the UK’s total economic output and employs 2.3 million people, with two thirds of these jobs outside London. It is the largest tax payer, the biggest exporting industry, generates a trade surplus almost equivalent to all other net exporting industries combined. It also makes a real difference to people in their daily lives, helping them save for the future, buy a home, invest in a business and protect and manage risk. @TheCityUK.