Policy and Regulatory Manager


Policy and Regulatory Manager

Policy and Regulatory Manager

  • Annually:
    This will be at market premium - £42,513-£48,310
  • Region:
  • Location:
    Central London, Hybrid - London
  • Department:
    Policy and Public Affairs
  • Vacancy Type:
  • Working Hours Per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    24 April 2024

Every child is worth fighting for. This is our belief. It drives us. And it motivates our Policy and Public Affairs team to maintain our position as an influential, informed, and powerful voice in decisions that impact children's safety.  

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional Policy and Regulatory Manager to join our team. If you have excellent policy development skills, experience in online safety or regulation, and want to help shape the new online safety regime, we'd like to hear from you.  

The passing of the Online Safety Act marks the end of self-regulation for tech companies. However, we need to ensure that the new regulations work in practice and provide the best outcomes for children. 

The Policy and Regulatory Manager at NSPCC will: 

  • Deliver persuasive, evidenced policy interventions to ensure child-centred decisions on regulatory design and delivery   
  • Leverage their expertise to bolster NSPCC's influence on public policy and online safety regulation, ensuring that policy calls are well-supported and strategic: This involves developing impactful relationships with regulators, government officials, industry leaders, and civil society stakeholders to advocate for necessary changes in legislation, regulation, and industry practices.  
  • Lead the NSPCCs thinking and approach to Ofcom's codes of practices.  
  • Be a key point of contact for internal and external requests for information and advice about NSPCC's positions on complex technological and regulatory positions  


The successful candidate will have: 

  • ​Excellent understanding of online safety, child protection, tech regulation or related public policy areas. 
  • ​Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the clear ability to influence a wide range of audiences verbally and in writing, and to tailor information to different audiences. 
  • Excellent policy development skills, including being able to draw up credible positions and policy interventions on complex and highly nuanced subject matter  
  • ​​Excellent stakeholder and persuasive skills, with evidence of delivering tangible change through influencing key relationships (including with regulators, government and industry), forming tactical and strategic networks, and leveraging political and external dynamics 


Join us and you'll become part of a team that gets to change the online world for the better. You'll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose that'll bring the best out in you. And you'll get to find your own way to make a difference and impacts millions of young lives. 

For more information about the role please contact Richard.Collard@NSPCC.org.uk 


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