Practice Leader – Multilateral organisation public affairs policy TMT / technology

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    over 1 year ago

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    Simon Burton

Practice Leader – Multilateral organisation public affairs policy TMT / technology

Our client a leading technology public affairs consultancy that helps companies in the tech / TMT sector gain access to markets through our deep regulatory and technical expertise.

Through market analysis, deep market and technical knowledge and relationships our client identifies strategies to help their clients navigate and influence key regulatory and policy. stakeholders

We are looking for a proven leader adept at influencing multi stakeholder policy situations with multilateral institutions such as the UN, its technical and regulatory organisations such as the IMO, ICAO, UPU, WIPO, ILO, and non-UN groups such as the WTO, OECD, ICANN, and the IGF. 

Our client already has a strong track record in this area and this role is being hired to bring together in-house expertise with these organisations as well as further drive capabilities in this area.

The company already has an established track record in many of these organisations but lacks a practice head to unify the service offering and extend our practice to new organizations.  This is an opportunity to grow a large, unique and sustainable practice across many disciplines, and should be of intense interest to those who are successful campaigners and internationalists.

Candidates must have a strong background in obtaining useful commercial outcomes across a range of multilateral organisations in at least two of the following three capacities: as a campaign manager, a stakeholder, or member of the secretariat of one or more multilateral organisations. 


  • Identify and generate products and services that enable clients to drive outcomes of individual multilateral processes.
  • Design, sell, and execute campaigns that maximise the client’s opportunity for success.
  • Engage with multilateral forums to identify workstreams relevant to the company’s clients and potential clients.
  • Present opportunities for clients and close on engagements with them.
  • Coordinate campaign and sales work with the client’s regional offices
  • Work with the compliance, monitoring and intelligence teams to devise and deliver products.
  • Set and direct plans for team-based on company and client requirements.
  • Cultivate business relationships across the technology industry and with colleagues across the company.
  • Motivate others towards achievements of shared goals, established professional credibility and reciprocal trust.

Desired skills and experience

  • Ability to convey information clearly and persuasively to a wide variety of audiences with different levels of understanding of the subject matter.
  • Ability to manage projects within time, cost, and quality constraints.
  • Can-do attitude, a systematic approach to situations and an intuitive, creative, but strategic approach to all aspects of work.

CB Resourcing operates as both an employment agency and an employment business. Applicants will need to be able to provide us with proof of their eligibility to work in the UK on request.