LEVC (formerly known as The London Taxi Company)
A unique opportunity to be part of our exciting growth plans.
LEVC is the manufacturer of the iconic London Black Cab which is utilised in over 40 major cities worldwide. We have an exciting future ahead our parent company Zhejiang Geely Holding Group have invested £325m to manufacture a brand new range extended zero emission capable electric hybrid taxi which will be built in a brand new facility at Ansty Business Park, Coventry.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS MANAGER
Department – Commercial
Reporting to – Head of Public Affairs
Location – Brewery Road, London, N7 NQH
A critical role within LEVC at a significant time of business change, the Public Affairs Manager is directly responsible for creating a receptive legislative environment for LEVC’s electric vehicles to operate.
Working with national, regional and local governments and a range of other stakeholders, you will be LEVC’s main representative for a range of policy issues and the point of contact for internal colleagues on policy matters.
You will be working across a broad range of policy areas including automotive policy, electric vehicle deployment, clean vehicle technology and taxi regulation.
Monitoring of political and industry developments
Regular liaison between LEVC and key government organisations such as the Office for Low Emission Vehicles
Internal reporting and analysis of relevant political and policy developments and announcements
Representing LEVC at high-profile external meetings, conferences and events
Campaigning for change in regulation, legislation and policy on several fronts
Supporting the business in its engagement with government organisations such as local authorities
Primary relationships and interactions
Key UK Government departments
Select UK local authorities
Regional transport regulators in key cities
Taxi drivers and drivers’ associations
Charities and NGOs
Select private sector partners e.g. chargepoint companies
PA & Comms team
LEVC Commercial team and senior management
Personal qualities and attributes
Highly motivated self-starter, able to work alone or in several different teams across the business
Delivery-focused, natural problem solver, happy to take on competing requests and challenging deadlines
Able to take on short notice, out of hours commitments, and national and international travel
Highly competent written ability, able to put together letters, briefings, presentations with ease.
Experience and qualifications
5+ years’ experience in a public affairs role, either in agency or in house
Educated to degree level
Experience in automotive sector desirable
How to apply
Use the link above
We reward our people with 25 days’ holiday p.a. plus UK statutory days, £400 per monthly car allowance, a healthcare cash-plan scheme, private medical insurance, a salary sacrifice pension scheme, access to a childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme.
We develop our people through our own training academy and external sources.