Date Added: 19 November 2022
: 8 December 2022
Job Title: Senior Policy and Project Manager
Working For: Asthma + Lung UK
Salary: £49,000 - £52,000 per annum + benefits
Length of Contract: 12 months fixed term contract
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Policy and Project Manager to join our dynamic, friendly, and creative Taskforce for Lung Health team. The Taskforce is the largest ever coalition of over 40 organisations and individuals with an interest in respiratory health. Asthma + Lung UK provides the secretariat to the Taskforce for Lung Health. At the end of 2018 the Taskforce published a five-year plan making recommendations to prevent more people from developing lung disease, and to transform the care of people living with lung disease.
Reporting to the Director of External Affairs, you will manage the Taskforce for Lung Health secretariat function and ensure the final year of our five-year Plan for Lung Health is implemented. You will progress the strategy for, and project manage the Taskforce, ensuring key milestones are met and outputs delivered. You will be responsible for overseeing a complex budget, ensuring the Taskforce is run cost-effectively and working closely with fundraising colleagues at to secure project funding.
One of our strategic aims is to tackle health inequalities, particularly around health outcomes for people from minority ethnic groups, and so we therefore particularly welcome applications from people from those backgrounds.
You will be a strong leader with good communication, people, and stakeholder management skills. You will be experienced in managing and delivering complex projects and budgets, have a strong knowledge of UK health policy, structures and process, and have demonstrable experience in delivering evidence-based, realistic policy proposals and influencing activities.
As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), membership of a health cash plan, employee assistance programme, cycle-to-work scheme, interest-free annual season Travelcard loan and pension scheme. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute strategically to a collaboration committed to working together with people living with lung disease to improve the nation’s lung health.
Closing Date: 8 December 2022
Closes at 9am on the closing date.