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Associate Director – Policy

Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits

Flexible Location (home based during current pandemic, commutable to London and Bracknell thereafter)

Full-time

 

About the Role

We’re looking for a leader. Someone who naturally builds connections and finds common ground. Who can take a big picture and put it into practice.  Does that sound like you?

Our Associate Director of Policy will be instrumental in developing our global policy and external affairs strategy, positioning the CIOB as an expert voice in the built environment sector and a driving force for productive and sustainable change.  They will work with colleagues, stakeholders, governments and strategic partners all over the world to develop policy activity which raises the profile of the CIOB and meets the needs of our global membership.

Overseeing a high performing and expanding global team, they will lead the implementation of this strategy on a global level, driving forward evidence-driven policy, public affairs and campaigns activity that delivers tangible results in support of our corporate objectives.  They will represent the CIOB on the external stage, building relationships that will grow the influence and reach of the CIOB in the political domain.  

 

About You

Not afraid to forge your own path, you will bring experience, ambition and passion to the role.  You’ll be truly collaborative and consistently strive for excellence. 

Being able to demonstrate proven experience and expertise in the field of policy and public affairs, you will understand the UK’s policy and regulatory approach to construction, and how construction policy works on a global scale.  You will also be able to show us that you understand the context and positioning of a professional body. 

As a strong communicator, you’ll be able to build and facilitate effective networks, and demonstrate an ability to influence government policy across a range of issues. 

And finally, as an excellent people manager, you will be able to recruit, develop and motivate a high performing team who can work with you to drive forward our policy an external affairs activity.

 

Why Work For Us?

We are the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.  We can offer you not only the opportunity to make a real difference with the work you do, but the chance to do that in a really friendly, flexible and welcoming working environment, where we’ll show you that we’re committed to your personal wellbeing and to your development within your role.

We’ll offer you a fantastic range of benefits – from access to a great pension scheme through to a variety of health and wellbeing schemes; and we’ll make sure that you’re constantly learning throughout your time with us. We hold a Silver Investors in People Award – which we really hope will show you our commitment to this.

 

How to Apply

To read more about the role, you can download our job description on this page.

To apply for this role please submit a full CV and covering letter by completing our online application.  If you would like any further information, please contact us by email on hr@ciob.org.uk  

Please note that we may consider applications as they are submitted and therefore you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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