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Reference: 90270

Date Added: 18 September 2023
Closing Date: 18 October 2023

Job Title: Policy & Public Affairs Manager

Working For: National Kidney Federation

Location: Nottinghamshire / Hybrid

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Policy and Public Affairs Manager

Can you help us with promoting public and national awareness of kidney disease in the UK, to benefit all kidney patients?

The National Kidney Federation (NKF) is a unique and independent UK charitable organisation that is run by kidney patients for kidney patients. We are looking for an exceptional policy professional and self-starter to join as Policy and Public Affairs Manager to help shape and deliver an exciting programme of work.

Working closely with the Chief Executive and others in the NKF, the successful candidate will advance ways for the NKF to play a critical role in tackling renal disease challenges. With significant experience in policy, this role will suit someone with entrepreneurial skills, interested in shaping the role of the NKF in policy and public life, and in enhancing the NKF’s work with regards to patient support and campaigning.

About the role
As a senior appointment, we want you to raise the scale, effectiveness and profile of our policy and public affairs work.

You will be able to build on current policy activities, draw on the knowledge and expertise of our team, trustees and other professionals, and work in partnership, where appropriate, with our 50 Kidney Patient Association members.

You will have the opportunity to shape the programme of work, together with the CE, senior staff and trustees, and will lead its implementation.

You will bring a track record of experience and proven effectiveness in policy and public affairs and a well-developed network in public policy. You will relish the opportunity to combine both strategic planning and hands on delivery as part of a small, friendly, collaborative organisation. It is an organisation committed to promoting the understanding of kidney disease in policy, business, and public life.

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Closing Date: 18 October 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please apply with your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to donna@kidney.org.uk

Website: https://www.kidney.org.uk/

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