Policy and Public Affairs Lead

London, UK
Corporate Affairs
Employment type
Permanent / Full-Time
On Site / Office
£70,000 base salary per annum + Bonus

Who are Vorboss:

Vorboss is building London’s next-generation business fibre network. This is a responsibility that we take seriously; we understand that for most businesses, reliable fibre internet is as important as heat, electricity, and water. We want to completely change the fibre network in London (and beyond), and we’re on the hunt for smart, talented people to join us.

At Vorboss, we do the right thing—no matter what. Our unwavering focus on engineering excellence and unrivalled commitment to customer service is trusted by the most important organisations across the UK and Europe in the technology, pharmaceutical, financial, and e-commerce industries.  

We’re proud to have earned one of the best reputations in the industry, and it is essential to us that we maintain that reputation as we grow. Our team is tight knit and highly talented. We trust each other to do the right thing, take responsibility, and be a champion for our collective success.  

We’re looking for talented, smart people to join us as we embark on this exciting period of growth. Our vision for Vorboss is to be ‘the best job that someone ever had’, regardless of how long they stay with us, and promise to provide a supportive workplace based on respect and trust.

Role overview:

Vorboss is looking for a Policy and Public Affairs Lead who will be responsible for our engagement with external political stakeholders. You will monitor, analyse and communicate intelligence on the emerging legislative landscape into the Vorboss Senior team. This role requires someone to lead Vorboss’ assessment of emerging policy risks and opportunities, as well as design and implement campaigns that seek to address these. The successful candidate will report to and work closely with the Chief Corporate Affairs Officer.

Key responsibilities:

(Please note that this list is not exhaustive)  

  • Research and develop accurate, insightful and persuasive briefings and other materials for internal and external use.  
  • Organise events, meetings and briefing to deliver engagement plans.  
  • Develop strong relationships with influential stakeholders, improving the company’s reputation and its ability to influence policy and legislation.  
  • Represent Vorboss in discussions with key stakeholders.  
  • Resolve stakeholder queries, this includes enquires from MPs.  
  • Provide advice and guidance to colleagues across the business, acting as an advocate for stakeholders’ interests.
  • Prepare carefully targeted engagement plans to advance the company’s position in partnership with business units.  

The right candidate:

  • Familiarity with the digital technology policy landscape. Telecoms policy would be preferable but is not required.
  • Experience in advocacy or communications is required.  
  • Experience of direct parliamentary and ministerial engagement.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex issues.  
  • Comfortable with public speaking and speaking whilst being recorded.  
  • Familiarity with the workings of Whitehall and Westminster.


We believe in taking care of our staff both mentally and physically and in order to support this we offer a range of benefits that you can access.  

  • Employee Share Plan- Once an employee at Vorboss, we offer the opportunity to become a shareholder in the company*. 
  • Company pension scheme. 
  • Bonus scheme. 
  • 5% of your annual salary to go towards any training course of your choice**. 
  • 25 days of annual leave allowance that increases with years served (excluding bank holidays). 
  • Private Healthcare. 
  • Access to Spill, our mental health support partner. 
  • Cycle to work scheme.  
  • Half price gym memberships through the healthcare provider. 
  • Free eye test. 
  • Travel loan. 
  • Hastee app, to help manage your salary and finances. 

(*Terms & conditions apply- amount possible to buy is capped and contingent on pre-existing variables.  

**This is capped up to a certain salary).

Diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

We aim to create a working environment free of bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination, promoting dignity and respect for all, and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued.

This commitment includes training managers and all other employees about their rights and responsibilities under the equality, diversity, and inclusion policy. Responsibilities include staff conducting themselves to help the organisation provide equal opportunities in employment, and prevent bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination.

Vorboss promotes step-free access at our main headquarters, whilst taking into consideration physical barriers employees might face across all other sites.