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About Our Client


Job Description

You will:

  • Work with colleagues on UK-wide policy projects including commissioning research or surveys, developing evidence-based policy positions in priority areas, and producing reports;
  • Respond to key consultations;
  • Line manage the two Policy Officers;
  • Support policy activity in Scotland;
  • Contribute policy input to the team's business planning activities, including the development of UK-wide political campaigns and influencing plans;
  • Build and maintain external relationships, meeting stakeholders in line with policy priorities;
  • Represent the charity on external policy groups;
  • Support internal and external communication of policy work by proactively contributing content;
  • Provide policy input and advice to other parts of the charity, including participation in cross organisational events and working groups.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience of influencing policy;
  • Understanding of current policy issues relevant to people with long-term conditions or disability, including healthcare policy;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong analytical skills;
  • Good attention to detail, consistently produces accurate work;
  • Strong experience of building and developing productive relationships with stakeholders;
  • Experience of influencing activity in one or more UK Parliaments.

What's on Offer

Salary: 42,890pa (London), £39,820pa (Rest of UK)

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote the reference ‘127/21/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.

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 Monday 22nd March 2021