London, Greater London
Cardiff, Cardiff
Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Home-based
c £35,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Policy & Public Affairs Manager

C £35,000 per annum depending on experience

Contract:     Permanent

Location:     Flexible home-based, with easy access to Westminster, London and willingness to travel to Cardiff and Edinburgh on a regular basis.

 

A world without liver disease – that’s our vision.

 

The British Liver Trust is the leading UK charity for adults affected by liver disease. Liver disease is the only one of the five big killer diseases that continues to increase, the Trust works to transform liver health through increased awareness, prevention, improved care and support.

 

We are looking for an exceptional Policy and Public Affairs Manager to join the team. This new role, will be responsible for working across Westminster and the devolved nations to influence politicians and parliamentarians so that we reduce liver disease mortality and improve care for patients with liver disease and liver cancer in the UK.

 

Primarily the post holder will:

  • Be responsible for developing and implementing our influencing agenda, shaping and driving policy change.
  • Ensure the British Liver Trust engages effectively and works in partnership with relevant key stakeholders including parliamentarians, politicians in the devolved nations, civil servants, policymakers, researchers, other related charities and clinical bodies
  • Lead activities in responding to key legislative proposals, government consultations, and other strategic political consultations and developments that impact upon liver disease and liver cancer

 

You must be able to demonstrate success in a similar role. This is an exciting opportunity to join a passionate and committed team, to help demonstrate the impact of our work and deliver great supporter care.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and would be particularly pleased to hear from candidates from minority group backgrounds.

 

  • a covering letter explaining how your experience, skills and knowledge make you suitable for the role, with particular relevance to the Job Description
  • an up to date CV

Closing date: 9.00am 2.3.21

Interviews (via Zoom): 10.3.21

Posted on: 05 February 2021
Closed date: 02 March 2021
Tags: Campaigning, Policy/Research

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