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A health body is currently looking for a Policy and Standards Manager.

You will be responsible for:

  • Horizon-scanning the policy and mental health environments to identify emergent issues and policy standards priorities linked to the work of our Client;
  • Ensuring that a clear and logical record of policy standards developments is maintained;
  • Developing a strategy for the standards work of our Client and implement a new framework for identifying and resourcing priorities;
  • Deploying policy analysis skills to ensure that standards work of our client is proactive as well as reactive;
  • Supporting colleagues, members and officers in the devolved nations on policy and standards issues of particular relevance to their jurisdictions;
  • Providing organisational and administrative support to committees, experts and groups;
  • Drafting well-evidenced responses to external government consultations and contributions of written and oral evidence to other inquiries, organisations and processes as necessary. 

Essential skills:

  • Strong background in mental health, health or social policy;
  • Proven ability to assimilate large, complex documents and précis them for a wide range of audiences;
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully managing and organising multiple and complex work-streams;
  • Evidence of high-level administrative experience including managing committees and groups;
  • Evidence of high quality published policy documents.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘388/17/PubAffairs’. Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

Michael Page is a world leading recruitment consultancy.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Thursday 7th September 2017