Newham, London
£28000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Job description


Salary: £30,000 per annum pro rata + benefits

Contract Length: Fixed term contract until April 2021

Location: Stratford w/ home-based working

Closing Date: Sunday 17th January 2021, 23:55

Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with health, biological or biomedical experience that can help us beat cancer?

Why we need you

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual to join us as a Project Officer (ICBP). The ICBP is a unique global collaboration of clinicians, researchers, data experts and policy makers and we need you to assist us in aiming to understand international cancer survival differences and provide evidence to support policy and practice change at home and abroad.

What will I be doing?

Make an impact every day by…

  • Delivering commissioned research, specifically the 'Cancer Benchmark' workstream, including managing the review process of papers, developing communications materials to support dissemination of findings

  • Leading on the development of the ICBP newsletter, creating content, as well as working closely with social media and comms teams to develop infographics and blogs

  • Developing a sound knowledge of the evidence (peer reviewed and grey literature) and other data and insight relevant to cancer survival determinants

  • Synthesizing multiple sources of data and information to identify policy and practice recommendations

  • Working with members across the ICBP to produce a range of written materials including, peer reviewed articles, briefings and reports targeted towards a range of audiences

  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal teams to ensure they can use and signpost to ICBP evidence when engaging external stakeholders.

To view a full job description, please see the following link:

What skills are you looking for?

You'll be able to bring to the role…

  • Relevant previous experience of working in the social science, health or policy sectors

  • Strong evidence searching, reviewing and critical appraisal skills and ability to translate complex information for a range of audiences

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to successfully build and maintain effective relationships

  • Demonstrable experience of working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to use own initiative to solve complex problems, actively manage risks and provide potential solutions, escalating appropriately

  • Experience of working well in a team, and able to work independently and inspires and motivates others to work towards a shared goal.

What will I gain?

Without you we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, childcare vouchers and much more. You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work.

If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.

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Posted on: 05 January 2021
Closed date: 17 January 2021
Job ref: R016760
Tags: Communications, PR, Project Management