Director of Policy (responsible finance, climate change, biodiversity. Home based in the UK)

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Home Based within the UK


£72,000 per year


Full Time and Permanent

Job Description

Civitas Recruitment are excited to be working with a great UK based campaigning charity looking to impact a range of issues including Climate/Environmental issues, Global Health issues as well as Workforce issues. The charity works and campaigns with some of the largest financial institutions and corporate businesses in the world. An opportunity exists for a Director of Policy to join the team and become a member of the senior management team. The Director of Policy will develop and implement the charity’s public policy advocacy strategy by working closely with stakeholders and inspiring a talented team within the organisation including the head of UK policy and head of EU policy. You will represent the charity and work with senior policy decision makers in the field and also work closely with funders. This is a permanent full-time post and can be home based in the UK (if preferred) with travel into London for meetings and events.

Ideal candidates will possess significant experience in policy making and advocacy. You will have a good understanding of financial regulation and of how law and regulations are written and applied by financial actors. You will be a strong communicator who has the ability to influence decision makers as well as communicate with the public. In addition to the technical skills, we are also seeking candidates with great interpersonal skills who will be able to demonstrate leadership and a genuine passion for social change. Knowledge of responsible investment would be a bonus however not essential.

If the above role description sounds of interest and you feel like you meet the criteria; please apply immediately or for further information, please contact Syed at Contact us for a full JD and informal discussion. Early applications are encouraged as we will be reviewing on a rolling basis.

At Civitas Recruitment, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and we only work with not-for-profit clients who reflect these principles. Our wealth of backgrounds and experiences means we can bring different ideas, perspectives, and solutions to our clients – so we can support them in finding the best talent for their teams.

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