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Public affairs manager - LEVC

Brewery Road,London ,United Kingdom
  • Salary / Remuneration Guide:
  • TBA
  • Experience Level Guide:
  • 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
  • Education Level Guide:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Employment Duration / Type:
  •  
  • Full Time
  • Job Function type:
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  • Management, 
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  • Other

Job Details

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

The Role

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.

Role responsibilities

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

External:

Key UK Government departments

Select UK local authorities

Regional transport regulators in key cities

Taxi drivers and drivers’ associations

Charities and NGOs

Trade associations

Select private sector partners e.g. chargepoint companies

Internal:

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.

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