Date Added: 4 November 2019
: 24 November 2019
Job Title: Senior Policy Officer
Working For: Breast Cancer Now
Salary: £32,500 to £37,000 per annum
Breast Cancer Now’s researchers are working tirelessly to find ways to prevent breast cancer, to stop people dying from the disease and to improve the lives of those affected by breast cancer. Right now, we’re funding just over £26 million worth of ground-breaking research projects and supporting almost 340 of the world’s brightest researchers.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within the newly formed Policy, Evidence and Influencing team, and alongside our research team, to help to ensure a supportive environment for breast cancer research.
You will develop evidence-based positions and recommendations and build strong relationships with key external stakeholders on medical research policy and other related areas. You will act as a source of expertise across the organisation and externally, working with colleagues to support the development and delivery of influencing strategies, and developing contacts and relationships to increase the charity’s profile.
You will work within the Communications & Influencing Directorate which markets and communicates the new charity, its work and impact to all those affected by the disease, provide high quality information about breast cancer, and keep the cause and patient voice high on the policy, political and media agenda to influence policy and practice.
You will have experience of working in a relevant policy role delivering significant change, of undertaking research and analysing data to support policy development, and of advising on the development of influencing strategies. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to manage projects and think strategically, and to build strong relationships with external stakeholders to influence change. You will have an excellent understanding of the current policy landscape.
Closing Date: 24 November 2019
Closing time: 11:55pm
Interview date: Wednesday 4 December 2019
For further information and to apply
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