Senior Policy and Campaigns Officer

Candidate Source
London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A small dynamic charity with both international and national reach, overseeing thousands of members of the community is seeking a Senior Policy and Campaigns Officer to join its passionate team who are continuously striving to improve the lives of those living with the condition and their families. This is a unique and pivotal opportunity, to make a big difference to a small, but dedicated team.

Reporting to the CEO, the Officer will be a crucial member of the team and to the business, to ensure the charity is responsive and effective in its day to day delivery of national and local campaigns, ultimately heading towards, as many different types of treatments as possible, whilst improving the lives of those living with the condition. Working directly with the CEO, you will gain good exposure to the senior management team and also achieve professional scope to develop the role in the future. Ultimately, you will be pivotal in changing and improving the lives of those living with the condition and their families who are the driving force behind the charity’s efforts.

As the Senior Policy and Campaigns Officer, your duties will be to:

- Shape and deliver the charities access to medicines and campaigns strategy; targeted at Government and NHS and treatment access decision makers.
- Confidently lead the way and build on the charity’s proven track record in this area.
- Build strong partnerships with the community and other stakeholders to maximise the use of your shared knowledge and to benefit the community.

To be a successful Senior Policy Officer you will have the following skills and experience:

- Previous experience of being involved in campaigns and policy work within the charitable environment.
- A good knowledge of the NHS and healthcare environment and structures of the equivalent devolved health bodies.
- A strong partnership ethos, alongside the resilience and maturity to develop and nurture relationships with supporters.
- Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt quickly to a changing landscape.
- Enjoy analysis as well as multitasking.

In return, the Senior Policy Officer will receive a salary of up to £30,000 per annum and will have the opportunity to continually learn, progress and be involved in all aspects of the charity’s activity.

The job title of ‘Senior’ relates simply to the level of experience and has no relevance to age. You are encouraged to apply for any opportunities that you feel to be suitable, irrespective of age or level of experience.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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