Newham, London
Up t0 £36,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description



Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum

Location: Stratford, London with high-flex

Contract length: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 30th January 2022, 23:55


Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with excellent skills and experience in developing accurate, engaging content for different audiences that can help us beat cancer?


Why we need you


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us in our work to drive evidence-based changes to policy and practice. As a Strategic Evidence Engagement Manager you will play a key role in channelling evidence and insight into a range of teams and developing impactful, evidence-based content for a range of audiences and uses, facilitating the adoption of evidence into policy and practice and securing better outcomes for patients.


What will I be doing?


Make an impact every day by…

  • Working with evidence and research-focused colleagues in the Strategic Evidence Team, drawing out the key facts and insights and developing engaging evidence briefs for use by internal, and sometimes external, teams

  • Being proactive in developing accurate, engaging and impactful content for different audiences, particularly health professionals and commissioners and planners, to drive evidence into practice

  • Building and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of internal stakeholders

  • Self-motivated in championing the use of evidence to inform decision-making and content development


What skills are you looking for?


You'll be able to bring to the role…


  • Ability to write, edit and proof copy to the highest standard while taking into account the requirements of the audience, health and political landscape

  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex quantitative and qualitative information

  • Ability to work with ambiguity and complexity while continuing to drive progress

  • Strong expertise in health / public health

  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills

  • Strong experience of successfully working with multiple stakeholders, both internally and externally

  • Strong planning and organisational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.


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 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: 14 January 2022
Closing date: 28 January 2022
Job ref: R020292
Tags: Policy/Research