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A leading healthcare body is currently seeking a Senior Policy & Research Officer for a permanent role based in their central London office.


You will be responsible for leading on the development of healthcare policy positions, within your portfolio, on a range of topics. Further responsibilities include:

  • Leading and delivering policy programmes, drafting policy engagement plans, responding to consultations etc.;
  • Developing and delivering external engagement plans seeking to work with, and influence policy with organisations such as NHS England and the Department for Health;
  • Provide policy briefings to senior leaders internally.

Required knowledge, skills and experience:

  • A strong academic background to degree level or equivalent;
  • Extensive background in policy development on a range of issues (health policy is desirable).
  • A genuinely keen interest in the UK health policy debate;
  • Strong written communication skills with evidence of delivering a range of policy outputs (briefings, reports, consultation responses);
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging with, and influencing, senior policy audiences;
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to vary style to different audiences;
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment, to tight deadlines.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:59pm on Tuesday 24th April 2018