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Policy and Public Affairs Manager

Flexible & Home Working
£35,533 - £41,803, plus London weighting depending on candidate location
Closing date
24 Jan 2022
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Policy and Public Affairs Manager

Annually: Entry to mid point P6 £35,533 - £41,803, plus London weighting depending on candidate location.

Region: Flexible & home working

Location: Flexible

Department: Policy and Public Affairs

Vacancy Type: Permanent

Working Hours Per Week: 35

Closing Date: 24 January 2022

The NSPCC exists to prevent cruelty to children. We are looking for an exceptional Policy and Public Affairs Manager to help us shape law, policy and practice to ensure children in England can grow up free from abuse.

This is a key role in an award-winning, high-performing team with an inclusive, supportive and empowering team dynamic.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading key areas of the NSPCC’s policy and public affairs work and will have an in-depth understanding of the current policy landscape around preventing and tackling abuse - particularly child protection and children's social care.

Managing members of the team and working closely with senior leaders, the postholder will devise and deliver effective influencing strategies, strengthen our relationships with policymakers and make a significant contribution to keeping children safe.

The successful candidate will be passionate about preventing abuse and a skilled policy specialist with a strong track record in achieving change. An excellent communicator and with a track record of managing effect teams, they will pride themselves on producing high quality policy calls and public affairs strategies.

Please note: interviews for this role will be held on Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 January 2022.

For more information about the role please contact Anna Edmundson, Head of Policy and Public Affairs,

As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.


The NSPCC’s purpose is to end cruelty to children. No matter who we are - social worker, policy adviser, fundraiser, press officer or anything else - we all strive towards this single aim. It’s why so many of us are wearing the FULL STOP badge when we set off for work. And it’s this passion that makes our staff our greatest asset. So if you think we have that in common, there’s more you should know. To find and keep hold of the people who make a difference, we reward you with a salary that recognises the skills you bring to the job, provide training opportunities, 29 days’ annual leave and more.

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