Public Affairs Officer, AVP

  • Job Reference: 13038
  • Date Posted: 31 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Carr Lyons
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Compliance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Duncan Jeffery
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Job Description

This role is help in developing my clients' Public Affairs capability and to provide oversight and coordination in respect of the Public Affairs Forum.

Identify and review early-stage policy initiatives with potential material impact on the group and escalate analysis/opinion to Senior Management
The Company has ambitious plans to expand its business and its growing size and regulatory footprint in the EMEA region mean that it increasingly needs good information on policy initiatives that may affect its development
Relevant policy initiatives may be at G20, regional or country level and may relate to any aspect of the firm’s business.
The role will work with a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally 
To assist in managing the firm’s relationships with significant industry bodies of relevance to the firm’s Public Affairs work, including UK Finance, AFME, the IIF and Eurofi.
To establish and maintain contacts with other industry bodies and policy making authorities relevant to the firm’s Public Affairs work as required
To act as a liaison between the General Counsel, Planning Dept, the Public Affairs Forum and members of the firm engaged with industry bodies and policy making authorities in order to ensure a good flow of information.
To work closely with the firm’s Compliance Department and in particular its Regulatory Liaison team, including in connection with horizon scanning and regulatory relationships.
Create and maintain lists of useful contacts, including of members of the firm engaged with industry bodies and policy making authorities.
Act as secretary for the firm’s Public Affairs Forum, organising meetings, establishing agendas, taking minutes and following up on action items.
Monitor policy developments across a broad range of areas and to track such developments and the firm’s engagement with and responses to them.
Exposure to regulatory policy making and experience of working in the public sector preferred.
A general understanding of the UK and EU legislative processes.
Accurate and precise written English.