Director of Communications and Partnerships

Civil Service
London (Greater)
Circa £120,000 per annum
18 Jun 2018
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has an ambitious agenda. We are focused on delivering the Government’s modern Industrial Strategy and ensuring that the UK has a clean, affordable and innovative energy system. At the same time, we aim to deliver the best results for the UK from exiting the EU, by creating a world-class business environment that drives investment and employment. 

The Director of Communications and Partnerships will play a central role in delivering BEIS priorities and supporting a business-friendly EU Exit. The individual will be a key member of the Corporate Services senior leadership team, offering support and advice to BEIS ministers. They will lead a directorate which sits at the heart of the department, leading on communication, engagement, and stakeholder relationships as well as overseeing BEIS’s working relations with its network of 39 partner organisations. 

We are seeking an exceptional strategic communicator and inspirational leader with experience of working in a complex environment that is subject to media attention and public scrutiny. You will have an impressive track record in providing clear, balanced advice and professional leadership at Board level on a wide range of sensitive and complex communications issues. You will be highly experienced in engaging with senior stakeholders, both internally and externally, building, fostering, and maintaining high-level partnerships across a complex landscape. You will also have a high degree of professional judgement to command confidence at every level. 

If you feel ready to be challenged, stretched and to contribute on the national stage then please see the full role description and application pack. 

Closing date: 9.00 am on Monday, 16th July 2018 

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