Principal Strategy and Policy Lead

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  • Sector:

    Transformation & Change

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  • Salary:

    £61464 - £69000 per annum + negotiable dependant on experience

  • Contact:

    Bianca Ashwin

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  • Duration:

    12 months FTC

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  • Consultant:

    Bianca Ashwin

Panoramic Associates are working with a local authority in the South East to recruit to a Principal Strategy and Policy Lead to lead on Strategy, Policy, and Strategic Business Planning (FTC - 12 months, Hybrid).

Main responsibilities

  • Leading policy research and analysis to contribute to the development of long term visioning and strategic planning for the council.
  • Delivering value for money and improving outcomes for residents.
  • Leading the development of policy positions for the council and delivery of a variety of policy-related work programmes.
  • Utilising key methodologies for analysing and supporting policy and strategy development.
  • Ensuring strategy and policy development adopts an evidenced based and insight led approach, including championing the citizen's voice.
  • Engaging with strategic partners and stakeholders at local, regional, and national level.
  • Support the development and implementation of a public affairs programme, ensuring the councils interests are effectively promoted at regional and national level.
  • Line management of a small number of Strategy Team officers as well as leading matrix teams across the service and council.

Essential experience

  • A degree or equivalent experience.
  • Significant experience of developing and delivering evidence-led high profile/high impact strategies and policies.
  • Experience of strategic business planning in large, complex organisations.
  • Experience of managing stakeholders, influencing, and negotiating in complex, political environments.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please contact Bianca Ashwin.