Policy Officer

EasyWeb NFP.
£32,908 per annum (actual)
14 May 2018
28 May 2018
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Policy Officer 

A life-changing opportunity 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Policy Officer 
Location: London EC3N 2AE 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £32,908 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 5PM on Monday 28th May. 
Interview date: Tuesday 5th and Thursday 7th June 

About the role: 

Some of the key ways you will contribute to policy development, influencing and the organisation’s approach will be through monitoring and analysing developments in the policy environment, remaining on top of key statistics, drafting comments for the press. Also producing briefings for the leadership team on key issues, representing the Society at meetings internally and externally and responding to consultations. There is also close involvement in our national campaigning and press work. Reporting to a senior policy officer, you will work within the Policy, Public Affairs and Campaigns team. 

About you: 

You must have excellent knowledge of the health and social care policy environment and experience of working in a policy related role. Strong oral and written communication skills and analytical skills are vital. You will need good interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels. You will be able to think strategically, with an organised and flexible approach to planning and prioritising. 
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Policy Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Legislation, Lobby, Lobbyist, Policy Planning, Researcher, Not For Profit, Public Affairs etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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