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Lead Public Affairs Manager

  1. London
  2. Full-time
  3. Marketing

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Company Description

Helping over ten million people around the world manage their savings, retirement plans and life insurance requires a lot of people behind the scenes.  It’s up to us in L&G Group functions – which includes our tech and digital teams, Group Finance, HR, Risk and Corporate Affairs – to provide the essential support services that all areas of the business need, here in the UK and overseas. Simply put, we enable everyone at Legal & General to do what they do best. That means we’re helping to improve our customers’ lives and contributing to the success of the business every day.  


Job Description

We’re recruiting for a Lead Public Affairs Managerto join us. You will help deliver Legal & General’s engagement programme with government, parliamentarians, and policymakers; provide political analysis to support the Group in making strategic decisions; and help ensure Legal & General’s role as a thought leader is both recognised and enhanced.

    What you'll be doing:

    • Effectively monitoring the landscape for emerging political and public policy developments, evaluating the strategic relevance, and communicating effectively to the relevant internal stakeholders
    • Helping to identify public policy risks and opportunities,  supporting the Public Affairs team in delivering an effective public policy management framework, including a CEO policy dashboard
    • Supporting  the delivery of a measurement and evaluation framework for our external reputation
    • Proactively helping the Public Affairs team to develop a policy agenda that support our new corporate strategy
    • Providing timely political analysis and briefings on relevant topics, supporting our Group CEO and other senior business leaders to communicate our policy positions externally  
    • Representing L&G externally to key stakeholders
    • Supporting the Senior Public Affairs Manager in creating a strategy for engagement and research that is aligned to our business priorities
    • Helping to ensure that the Public Affairs team has effectively responded to a range of returns to public bodies that it is responsible for, and ensuring all correspondence is in line with our consumer duty accountability

    Qualifications

    Who we're looking for:

    • Extensive knowledge of the current UK political landscape
    • An understanding of the asset management sector and its policy challenges would be an advantage
    • Previous experience of working with governments, parliamentarians, trade bodies, and think tanks
    • Previous experience of managing public policy risks and issues and providing advice to senior internal stakeholders
    • Strong communication and relationship management skills

     

    Whatever your role, we reward performance and behaviour with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Here are some of the benefits we offer: 

    • The opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes  
    • Generous pension contribution  
    • Life assurance   
    • Private medical insurance (permanent employees only) 
    • At least 25 days holiday, plus public holidays, 26 days after 2 years’ service. There’s also the option to buy and sell holiday 
    • Competitive family leave 
    • Participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand-new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice 
    • There are the many discounts we offer – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online   
    • In 2023, some of our workspaces were redesigned. Our offices are great spaces to connect and collaborate and have your wellbeing at the heart

    Additional Information

    Legal & General is a leading financial services group and major global investor, named Britain’s Most Admired Company in 2023, for the second year running. Rated top in our sector and top for inspirational leadership, we have a strong heritage and an exciting future.

    We aim to build a better society for the long term by investing our customers’ money in things that make life better for everyone.

    If you join us, you’ll be part of a welcoming culture, with opportunities to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds, views and experiences. Guided by leaders with integrity who care about your future and wellbeing. Empowered through initiatives which support people to develop their careers and excel.

    We strive to be open, mindful and inclusive, so are always willing to discussing flexible working arrangements and reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs.

    If you’re open to find out more, we'd love to hear from you.

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