Breast Cancer Now
London, Greater London
£28,000 to £32,000 per annum (£35,000 to £40,000 FTE)
Contract, Part-time, 28 hours per week (Between Monday to Friday)
Job description

Fixed-term maternity cover for a period of 12 months from April 2021

The role

As a member of our Policy, Evidence and Influencing team, this is an exciting opportunity to lead on our secondary breast cancer policy work to influence change for people with breast cancer across the UK. This will involve driving forward key areas identified in our secondary breast campaign, including support from a clinical nurse specialist.

You will manage one of the team’s key objective issues and co-ordinate policy activity in this to ensure delivery against the Directorate’s objectives as well as researching and developing evidence-based policy positions and recommendations. You will also influence directly on behalf of the charity at senior level external meetings, develop and maintain contacts, build relationships and increase the charity’s profile, acting on opportunities to influence, as well as supporting the team’s strategy development, planning and budgeting processes.

About you

You will have considerable experience of working in a relevant policy role delivering significant change; and will have project management experience, working across teams and departments and effectively leading the implementation of strategic work streams. You will also have excellent communication skills, be able to work independently and be a strategic thinker. You will have an excellent understanding of the current policy landscape.

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.

Please note that whilst Breast Cancer Now is following Government guidelines regarding working from home, this role is based in London and the expectation is that once restrictions are eased that the post holder will be based within this office for the majority of the time. Should you have any queries with regards to this please contact us in the first instance.

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

Closing date Sunday 14 March 2021 at 11:55pm

Interview date Friday 26 March 2021

 

Refreshed on: 08 March 2021
Closed date: 14 March 2021
Job ref: RAC/21/144347
Tags: Campaigning, Policy/Research