State of the Nations Programme: Research and Policy Manager
Salary: £31,578 - £35,086 pa (negotiable) plus London Allowance of £3,500 where applicable
Hours: 35 hours per week. Job Share and Flexible hours will be considered
Contract Type: Permanent
Based: Vauxhall, London (remote working currently). We are open to candidates who are based in other locations.
Closing date: 8th February 2021
Interview date: TBC
About the role:
For over 70 years Marie Curie has worked to deliver a better end of life experience for everyone. A key part of that mission means lobbying for the changes needed from national and local decisionmakers in order to improve those experiences. Our major new "State of the Nations" programme is working in partnership with researchers at the Cicely Saunders Institute at King's College London to explore the state of death and dying across the UK.
Our new "State of the Nations Research and Policy Manager" role will be Marie Curie's lead for the programme - working closely with the KCL research team to ensure all outputs are delivered on schedule, that it is used to produce robust and impactful policy recommendations, and that audiences both within and beyond Marie Curie are engaged with the programme.
The post holder will be based in the Policy and Research team at Marie Curie and work closely with the Research team at King's College London, colleagues across Marie Curie, and other partners.
We know that the UK has profound inequalities in end of life care and experience. We work to challenge this, and to do that as effectively as we can, we need a diverse team. We are inclusive and welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, sexuality, race, class, religion, disability, nationality, or political affiliation.
What we are looking for:
· A knowledge of health and social care policy issues across the UK nations, or ability to learn
· Self starter who is results driven
· Solid experience in a similar role
· The ability to analyse complex and varied data
· Superb stakeholder management
· A talent for forging and nurturing working relationships
If you believe you would excel in this role - apply today.
What's in it for you:
· Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
· Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
· Season ticket loan
· Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
· Continuous development
· Industry leading training programmes
· Employee Assistance Programme
· Flexible Working
Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.
We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.
For further information or an informal chat about the role, please email in the first instance.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.