Public Affairs Manager Job at Police Service of Northern Ireland in Belfast

Job Description

The Public Affairs Manager’s role is to conduct macro environment analysis to identify social and political developments that may impact on the PSNI’s service delivery. They will develop contacts with a range of stakeholders – government departments, local agencies and partners, and national policing bodies – to identify emerging trends. They will analyse issues in the strategic environment that may pose reputational risk to the PSNI. They will collate their findings in succinct briefing papers, strategic responses, position papers, speeches and letters on sensitive political issues. They will partner with the Corporate Communications Department and the Head of Public Affairs and Strategic Engagement to support stakeholder engagement that will deliver on the PSNI’s commitment to visible, accessible, community focussed policing.

The Public Affairs Manager’s advice will inform the PSNI’s strategic decisions in the short and long term. In consequence, the role carries significant responsibilities.

The role holder will ideally hold a degree or equivalent qualification, plus two years’ experience working in a relevant Communications environment. Alternatively, they will have two A-Levels or equivalent, and five years’ experience in a relevant Communication environment. They must have the ability to manage professional relationships, exhibit strong analytical skills and deliver effective written and spoken communications. They must be computer literate and have a driver’s licence and car for official business.

To learn more and apply visit www.psni.police.uk/careers.htm

Closing date: 3 pm on Friday 20th March 2020

PSNI is committed to being representative of the community we serve and welcomes all applicants interested in a career in policing.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £37,272.00 to £40,979.00 /year


  • communications: 2 years (Preferred)


About Company

Company: Police Service of Northern Ireland

Company Location:  Belfast

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