- Full time (35 hrs pw)
- 6 months fixed term, commencement October 2020
- Salary: £41,951 - £44,075
- Location: London/from home depending on government guidance and team needs
The Senior Advocacy Manager will take the intitiative in planning and delivering key elements of TI-UK’s UK-facing advocacy work. The right person for this role will have extensive hands-on experience of delivering advocacy directly into parliament and the UK Government, an ability to work well in coalition with others to achieve shared aims, an understanding of issues relating to corruption such as governance and/or financial secrecy, and excellent people management and project management skills. The role will involve managing at least one colleague.
As Senior Advocacy Manager you will be responsible for:
- Advocacy leadership, planning & delivery: Lead, plan and deliver key aspects of UKACP’s advocacy work into Parliament and UK Government and in collaboration with key civil society groups (e.g. the UK Anti-Corruption Coalition) to achieve change in line with UKACP’s objectives. Help to coordinate UK-facing advocacy activity across the organisation and ensure consistent messaging in e.g. TI-UK-wide submissions and media statements. Maintain and build TI-UK’s networks within Parliament (MPs, Peers, advisors and researchers) and UK Government (relevant civil service officials etc.). Proactively look for and capitalise on opportunities to advocate on UK-ACP policy objectives.
- Line management & support to UKACP team members: This role directly manages at least one member of the advocacy team. Ensure that colleagues produce work of high quality in line with UKACP strategy and objectives. Sign off and hold responsibility for external advocacy content produced by team members. Ensure colleagues are well-supported to meet their objectives, feel comfortable, confident and safe at work, and have regular opportunities to develop their skills.
To be successful in this role you will:
- Have extensive hands-on experience of delivering advocacy directly into Parliament and UK Government
- Be a good communicator and have excellent interpersonal skills
- Work well in coalition with others toward shared goals
- Excel at managing people/teams and project management
- Have first-hand experience of advocating on complex policy issues, preferably relating to anti-corruption, good governance or similar
- Have substantial experience of the above
In exchange we will offer you:
- A competitive salary
- 28 days annual leave (pro rata), plus bank holidays
- Up to 5% contributory pension
- Season ticket loan
- A flexible and friendly working environment
Transparency International UK aims to build a diverse and inclusive workforce, does not discriminate, and welcomes applications from applicants of all backgrounds irrespective of race, religion or belief, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership.
Applicants should send the following two items as one document in pdf format with your name and the role in the subject line by clicking on apply now.
- Cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role and why you are applying (1 page max)
- CV (2 pages max), with details of relevant experience
Closing date: 7 September 2020
Interviews: to be held in the morning/early afternoon of the 22nd and 23rd September 2020
Please note that due to the very high volume of applications we receive, we greatly regret that we are unable to send personalised acknowledgements or give feedback on applications. If you do not hear from us by the interview date, you should assume that that you have not been shortlisted. Only applications with both of the requested components will be considered.