Recruiter British Heart Foundation
Posted 03 April 2012
Closes 17 April 2012
Sector Health & Medical
Hours Full Time
Contract Type Contract
Salary c£28,000 + Excellent Benefits
c£28,000 + Excellent Benefits
We are seeking an experienced Policy Officer to join our award-winning Policy and Advocacy Team. British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the nation’s heart charity. We help save lives with information, patient care and pioneering research in to Coronary Heart Disease, the nation’s biggest killer.
The primary function of the Policy Officer role is to provide expert briefings on a range of medical research, treatment and heart health issues and help to maintain the BHF’s position as the leading heart charity in the UK. You will also be required to prepare responses to consultations, provide an external environment scanning service within a defined number of portfolio areas and provide research and advice to support strategic planning and external communication initiatives.
You will have strong experience in policy development, proven complex problem solving skills and first-class interpersonal communication skills to influence, persuade and present to a wide audience. Your background will ideally be from a science or medical research perspective with a sound knowledge of the health sector and key issues it faces. Most importantly, you will have a desire to make your mark on UK health policy.
Please note this is a 6 month fixed term contract working from our head office situated in Camden. The role requires an immediate starter.
To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a covering letter, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role’s criteria. Please note we will only accept applications via this method.
Closing Date - Tuesday 17th April 2012