Powers & Consent Manager

  • Location

    City of Westminster, London

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENS

  • Contact:

    Nick Lewis

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Powers & Consent Manager

Location: London Westminster


  • Lead development and deployment of effective negotiation strategies designed to achieve successful outcomes that meet the companies and Government objectives.
  • Lead effective negotiations that balance the needs of the petitioner and the cost, programme and political risks to the Government and that achieve value for money, negotiating agreements to a conclusion that will be acceptable for sign off by the Board and Government stakeholders.
  • Draft and obtain Parliamentary Agent approval of undertakings, assurances, and agreements that mitigate petitioner concerns.
  • Prepare and present papers seeking approval for proposed undertakings, assurances, and agreements before approvals boards as required under governance arrangements, including with Ministers and HM Treasury as appropriate.
  • Identify strategic weaknesses in the project, and, where required, lead on development of and/or amendment to policies at the project level.
  • Ensure any commitments made by the project in response to petition issues are approved and tracked through appropriate governance and decision-making channels.


  • Ability to effectively engage and influence within the client and external senior level stakeholders and experts including Ministers, Counsel, Chief Executives, Councillors, MPs & media.
  • Ability to manage and motivate self and team (including direct reports) to deliver work to deadlines
  • Ability to effectively negotiate internally and externally on complex and wide-ranging issues.
  • Ability to analyse information, and develop an understanding of complex issues Ability to convey complex technical information to non-technical audiences in a compelling manner to a range of internal and external audiences.
  • Able to handle and manage high volumes of work to time, cost and quality requirements.
  • Communication skills, e.g., compiling agreements, reports, briefings and materials for use in Select Committee.