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Reference: 64753

Date Added: 13 February 2018
Closing Date: 13 March 2018

Job Title: Policy Manager (Tobacco Policy)

Working For: Cancer Research UK

Location: London

Salary: Circa £35,000 + excellent benefits

Job Details

We are looking for an experienced policy professional to help us influence cancer policy across the UK.

At Cancer Research UK we know it’s essential that we keep cancer and research high on the political agenda. We’re committed to making cancer outcomes in the UK amongst the best in the world by translating the charity’s research findings into tangible benefits for cancer patients. We are looking for a Policy Manager to lead our policy development on issues relating to cancer prevention, particularly around tobacco control and harm reduction policy.

We’re looking for an experienced policy professional to…

Use specialist policy and research expertise to develop evidence-based and timely policy positions on issues relating to tobacco control and other public health issues.Write and contribute to high quality and persuasive briefing papers, consultation responses, reports and press statements for a variety of audiencesManage projects across the department including leading on plans for advocacy, campaigns and communications work on tobacco policy prioritiesBuild and manage relationships with a range of external stakeholders including policy makers, researchers, NGOs and regulators

Our passion, determination and ambition leads us to set ourselves more and more challenging targets so you’ll need to be a quick learner, picking up knowledge of policy areas swiftly and flexibly responding to the external environment. This will ensure that the UK policy environment matches the needs of patients, cancer researchers and health professionals. You’ll be responsible for developing policy positions and representing the work of Cancer Research UK to key stakeholders such as politicians, patients and health professionals.

You can help us save lives through your...

  • Significant experience making an impact in a policy role
  • Thorough understanding of public health policy, analysis and development
  • Excellent understanding of policy issues relevant to Cancer Research UK
  • Ability to work independently and quickly gain expertise in new policy fields
  • Effective communication, networking and influencing skills

Closing Date: 13 March 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Apply via: https://cancerresearchuk.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Careers/job/London/Policy-Manager_R007486-2 

Website: http://cruk.org

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