Breast Cancer Now
London, Greater London
£26,000 - £30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Policy Officer to join the Policy, Evidence and Influencing team who lead on key policy areas and influence change for people with breast cancer across the UK.

You will provide vital support to our policy activities, ensuring our work delivers maximum impact for people affected by breast cancer. This will include supporting our crucial policy work on the breast cancer workforce, secondary breast cancer and access to drugs. you will also develop evidence-based positions and recommendations and build strong relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

You will have the opportunity to use your analytical skills to support policy development and will work closely with colleagues on the development and delivery of influencing strategies in line with our policy positions. You will also produce engaging policy content for briefings, consultation responses, blogs and social media and analyse information on new and on-going policy issues relevant to the organisation.

About you

You will have experience of influencing, research, and policy development. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to manage projects and think strategically, and to build strong relationships with external stakeholders to influence change. You will also have an excellent understanding of the current policy landscape and be able to work on your initiative and have strong time management and organisation skills.

About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity that’s steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.

We’re that trusted friend that people affected by breast cancer turn to for caring support when they need it most. The expert authority on breast cancer research who is making breakthroughs and driving forward progress. And a vehicle for change, acting now to make sure anyone affected by breast cancer gets the best possible treatment and care.

We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives – and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.

Although the role is based in our London office, we are following a blended approach between office and home working with a minimum or two days per week in the office for full-time staff members. However, following recent Government guidance, staff members are currently working from home if they can do so. Should you have any queries with regards to this please email us in the first instance, using the details provided upon clicking on the apply button.

Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date Monday 24 January 2022 at 09:00am

Interview date Week commencing Monday 24 January 2022 (virtual)

Application resources
Refreshed on: 17 January 2022
Closing date: 24 January 2022
Tags: Campaigning, Policy/Research