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Reference: 59309

Date Added: 2 February 2017
Closing Date: 22 February 2017

Job Title: Research & Policy Manager (maternity cover)

Working For: CLIC Sargent

Location: London

Salary: £39,000 per annum pro rata (21 hours per week)

Job Details

When cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health. We provide specialist support, to help and guide each young cancer patient and their family. We fight tirelessly for them, individually, locally and nationally, so that they can focus on the important things. You can now join their fight for young lives against cancer.

Location: Hammersmith - London.
Contract type: Temporary (until March 2018).

About the role
As part of a busy Policy and Public Affairs Team the Research and Policy Manager is responsible for leading CLIC Sargent’s research and policy work which is crucial in helping us create change for the children, young people and families they work with.

Managing the Research Officer and Policy and Public Affairs Officer you will help develop CLIC Sargent's campaigning work and ensure that the organisation's work is based on accurate and reliable evidence.

About you
You will have a proven understanding of quantitative and/or qualitative research methodologies and experience of working in a policy role as well. You will also have experience in line management and excellent written and verbal communication skills for internal and external audiences.

This exciting role would suit someone who can pick up new things quickly, is happy to work on their own initiative and is passionate about achieving positive change for children and young people with cancer and their families.

In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme and season ticket loan.

They are always looking for talented people from all backgrounds, to join them and help improve the lives of children and young people with cancer and their families. They particularly want to encourage people from under-represented groups to step forward and apply to work or volunteer with CLIC Sargent.

CLIC Sargent is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing Date: 22 February 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date is 28th February 2017.

Application Details

Please apply on our website using the following link: https://jobs.clicsargent.org.uk/vacancy/952/description.

Website: http://www.clicsargent.org.uk

Additional Notes

17 February 2017: the closing date of this advert has been extended from 17 February to 22 February 2017.