Deputy Director, International and Trade

Location
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ
Salary
Circa £70,000 per annum
Posted
05 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Ref
1545125
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

• Are you a strategic thinker with high intellectual energy, and, a proven track record in developing evidence based policy?

• Do you have political sensitivity and understanding, with the ability to influence and negotiate with senior stakeholders across a diverse range of sectors across organisational boundaries?

• Are you an individual with excellent leadership skills, and, the ability to build, lead, motivate and inspire teams through periods of ambiguity in a changing environment?

If so, you may be our new Deputy Director for International Trade at the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS).

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Internet and International Directorate of the department, which is a high profile area of work that has gained, and will continue to gain, significant attention from Ministers, Parliament, the press and the public.

As Deputy Director, International Trade, you will lead on the ensuring that we are maximising the department’s international and trade opportunities as we leave the EU. You will coordinate the departments EU Exit strategy, as well as leading a fast-moving, Ministerial priority area developing the Department’s emerging trade work and delivering its international obligations.

While not essential, experience in trade or international negotiations is desirable.

If you think you have the skills, experience and ambition that we are looking for, we’d love to hear from you.

Further information about the role and the application and selection process can be found via the apply link.