Public Affairs Manager (UK) (GMC3286)

Public Affairs Manager (UK)

Do you have the confidence and drive to further your career in public affairs? The General Medical Council is looking for an outstanding and proactive Public Affairs Manager to support our work at the heart of UK healthcare.

We are the UK’s independent medical regulator, working to protect, promote and maintain the health and safety of the public by ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine by doctors. 

Managing the GMC’s engagement with Whitehall and the Westminster Parliament, your role will be to ensure that our work is promoted and understood by these groups and that we engage with them in a positive, balanced and well-informed way. You’ll also have a key role in making sure that other GMC colleagues are aware of political, policy and legislative developments that have the potential to impact on our work.

All in all, you’ll manage the GMC’s public affairs activities and communications to improve the knowledge of our organisation with politicians and UK government officials.

Expertise and insight in public affairs and politics is essential, along with any experience working within Parliament or a UK healthcare organisation. This is your opportunity to make a difference to patients and doctors across the UK within a high-profile UK organisation.

In return, you’ll benefit from being part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to its people. Within our friendly environment, you will have access to a range of learning and development opportunities designed to support your ongoing progression.  You’ll benefit from being part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to its people. We offer an attractive salary and benefits package to find out more please click here

The GMC values diversity and has made a public commitment to processes and procedures that are fair, objective, transparent and free from discrimination. The GMC is a charity registered in England and Wales (1089278) and Scotland (SC037750).

Strategic Communication and Engagement
Job function
Strategic Communication and Engagement
Circa 52,000
Closing date
Tuesday 23 April 2019 by midnight. Late applications will not be accepted.
Assessment date
First stage interviews and assessments: Wednesday 8 May 2019. Second stage: Thursday 16 May 2019.
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