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Policy Manager

Crohn's & Colitis UK
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Starting salary between £37,000 - £40,000 depending on experience
Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Policy Manager


Hatfield, Hertfordshire (Office/Home Based)


Closing date: 15th December 2021 (9am)


About Us


We're the UK's leading charity for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.


Right now, an estimated 500,000 people in the UK are living with a lifelong disease that many people have never heard of and for which there is no known cure. Because of the stigma and misunderstanding surrounding these diseases, thousands of people are suffering in silence. But they're not alone. We're here for them. And we're not going anywhere until we've beaten Crohn's and Colitis for good.


We’re now looking for a Policy Manager to support our important work.


The role


- Starting salary between £37,000 - £40,000 depending on experience

- Permanent

- Full-Time

- Place of work: Flexible


In this role, as a Policy Manager, you will be responsible for the development of policy in line with Crohn’s & Colitis UK’s strategic aims in order to driving and influencing change to improve the lives of people with Crohn’s and Colitis. You will lead the development and delivery of effective policy and advocacy across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland ensuring a strong voice for people affected by Crohn’s and Colitis across the UK.


Reporting to the Head of Policy and Campaigns, you will drive new initiatives to develop and deliver tactical plans for the policy team which meet our strategic objectives. You will be a member of the joint leadership team that contributes to the leadership, planning and delivery of cross-team projects within the Charity.


About you


To be considered as the Policy Manager, you will need:


- Evidence of developing and delivering policy in a UK wide health context

- Evidence of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with external stakeholders

- Experience of developing performance metrics, objectives and strategies for policy


The future


The charity is at a really exciting point. We are in excellent financial health and moving to a new strategy which will give you the chance to put a personal stamp on the actions we are taking to improve the quality of life for people with Crohn’s and Colitis.


Our location


We are based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, (45 minutes from Kings Cross station), so we are easily accessible by road and rail. But one thing we have learned from the pandemic, is that we are able to work very effectively from home. In this role, there is plenty of scope for doing that although there will be times when you will need to be at face-to-face meetings. It is possible therefore you could live almost anywhere in the country. If you want to be considered for the role but are worried about location, talk to us – it may work!


So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Policy Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


Other organisations may call this role Public Policy Manager, Healthcare Policy Manager, Strategy and Policy Manager, Planning Policy Manager, or Strategic Policy Manager.


Right now, an estimated 500,000 people in the UK are living with a lifelong disease that many people have never heard of.

Because of the stigma and misunderstanding surrounding these diseases, thousands of people are suffering in silence. But they're not alone. We're here for them.

We’re here to give those people affected by Crohn's and Colitis hope, comfort and confidence. To make sure their voices are heard and help them live freer, fuller lives. For whatever they need, whenever they need it, we’re here. And we’re not going anywhere until we’ve beaten Crohn’s and Colitis for good.

By working for Crohn’s & Colitis UK, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time in our development. We’re setting our new strategic direction and looking to expand our influence, reach more people and deliver significant growth in our income.

We are ambitious. We are compassionate. We are stronger together. 

Find Us
01727 830038
1 Bishops Square (Helios Court)
Hatfield Business Park
AL10 9NE
United Kingdom
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