Policy Manager

£41,585 to £53,495 depending on skills and experience (plus London Allowance of
19 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Policy Manager 

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 Manager 
Location: London 
Contract type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £41,585 to £53,495 depending on skills and experience (plus London Allowance of £3,600) 
Closing date: 29 August 2019 
Interview date: 17 September 2019 

About the role: 

Our five-year strategy sets out ambitious aims, built around three core pillars, to change the landscape of dementia forever. With dementia firmly on the public policy agenda we have an ambitious programme of work, including making society more inclusive of people with dementia and influencing the government and NHS structures. We are looking to recruit a skilled Policy Manager to lead this work. 

In addition to hugely raising the profile of dementia and social care reform in recent weeks, our current high profile activity in backing the Daily Mail campaign to end the ‘Dementia Tax’ is dependent on the development and use of high quality, meaningful policy evidence that sets out the issues with clarity and supports our campaigning and lobbying calls. 

Reporting to the Head of Policy you will work independently and proactively, leading the policy team in identifying and developing key areas of policy work, building relationships with key policy influencers and briefing colleagues. 

We are looking for someone with significant experience in developing and providing inspiring and successful evidence-based policy activity. You will have experience of planning and delivering high profile policy activity and the ability to communicate with and influencing key stakeholders through dynamic leadership of a skilled policy team. 

About you: 

The Policy Manager will report to the Head of Policy and will be a member of the Policy, Campaigns and Partnerships directorate, liaising at all levels inside the organisation. 

A natural leader, you will have responsibility for managing the Policy Team and a wide range of key work areas, with a dedicated and high performing team. You will be a dynamic, skilled policy expert, playing an integral role in shaping Alzheimer’s Society’s future strategy direction and wider focus to support the directorate in policy development, evidence gathering and influencing to effect lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. 

You may have experience of the following: Policy Manager, Senior Policy Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Policy Officer, Legislation, Policy Development, Project Management, Policy Planning, Researcher, Not for Profit, etc.

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