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Reference: 81828

Date Added: 22 December 2021
Closing Date: 26 January 2022

Job Title: Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research

Working For: Greater Manchester Poverty Action

Location: Manchester

Salary: £36,000 to £41,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) is seeking a Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research to help drive forward our influencing work. We want Greater Manchester to be at the forefront of efforts to prevent and reduce poverty. In this new position, the successful applicant will play a central role in enabling that to happen.

The successful applicant will have a minimum 2 years’ experience in a relevant advocacy, policy or research role. They will have leadership experience, or the ability to grow into a leadership role, and be able to motivate a team and support GMPA to deliver against our strategic priorities. They will need a good grasp of policy relating to poverty and an understanding of the opportunities to address it locally. They will be able to plan and deliver on a range of policy and research outputs, in line with our three-year strategy, and be confident in undertaking direct advocacy with decision makers and stakeholders.

Full details, including details of how to apply for this position, are available on our website. https://www.gmpovertyaction.org/advocacy-role/ 

Closing Date: 26 January 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Closing time is 5pm 

Shortlisting and interviews will take place in the first half of February. 

Application Details

To apply, please send a two-page CV and covering letter (of no more than four pages) to chris@gmpovertyaction.org by 5pm on the closing date. Please note: Your covering letter must address how you meet the items set out in the person specification section of the job description. Applications that fail to do this will not be considered.

A job description and person specification can be found on the GMPA website: https://www.gmpovertyaction.org/advocacy-role/ 

Website: https://www.gmpovertyaction.org/

Additional Notes