Senior Manager Public Affairs
The Open University combines extraordinary scale with great quality, playing a unique role by making higher education available to all. We are looking for a bright, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join the Government and External Affairs team to shape the changing landscape from the centre of Britain's biggest University. You will have significant experience of operating in a policy/influencing environment in Westminster; excellent organisational skills; passion for making change happen and a commitment to delivering outputs of the highest quality. You will develop and strengthen the University's relationships with politicians, civil servants and others in public life in order to influence public policy and funding priorities. In addition to working with external partners you will also be expected to engage effectively at the highest level within the University, including with the Vice-Chancellor on a regular basis. You will need to have strong communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and be highly motivated with an ability to manage a complex brief and exercise initiative and judgement across a broad area of responsibilities.For an informal and confidential conversation with the Head of Government and External Affairs regarding this post please contact Gillian Hudson on ######### or please see email link below.Closing date: 12 Noon 25 June 2015.
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