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Reference: 66405

Date Added: 13 June 2018
Closing Date: 6 July 2018

Job Title: Head of Research & Policy

Working For: Action on Hearing Loss

Location: London

Salary: £40,600.00 - £45,000.00 P/A

Job Details

Location: Head Office, Highbury & Islington
Contract and hours: Fixed term (Maternity cover), full-time
Job Ref: HQ2720

Action on Hearing Loss

We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way.

Role and responsibilities

This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead our Research and Policy work and play a key role in the delivery of our new five-year strategy, Transforming Lives.

As Head of Research and Policy you’ll be responsible for leading a team, managing key internal and external relationships and delivering on strategic objectives. We’re looking for someone with a demonstrable understanding of the public policy environment; a track record of developing evidence-based policy; and strong interpersonal and influencing skills.

A sound understanding of health policy is essential, as is an ability to quickly get to grips with new social policy areas. You will also have a proactive and flexible approach to work.

INTERNAL POST – For more information on this post please refer to the job description (*insert hyperlink to the uploaded JD*). To apply for this post, please email your CV and a supporting statement to Jobs.Vacancies@hearingloss.org.uk by the deadline above.

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID
Action on Hearing Loss promotes equal opportunities
Registered Charity Number in England and Wales 207720 and Scotland (SCO38926)

Closing Date: 6 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates


Application Details

Please apply online through our website:


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

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