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Manchester, Greater Manchester 0.23 miles
£36,000 - £41,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are seeking a Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research to help drive forward our influencing work. We want Greater Manchester to be at the forefront of efforts to prevent and reduce poverty. In this new position, the successful applicant will play a central role in enabling that to happen.

The successful applicant will have a minimum 2 years’ experience in a relevant advocacy, policy and research role. They will have leadership experience and the ability to motivate a team and support GMPA to deliver against our strategic priorities. They will need a good grasp of policy relating to poverty and an understanding of the opportunities to address it locally. They will be able to plan and deliver on a range of policy and research outputs, in line with our three-year strategy, and be confident in undertaking direct advocacy with decision makers and stakeholders.

How to apply:

Details of how to apply are on the jobs page of our website. 

Particulars:

Location: Combination of home working and working from our office at St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green N, Manchester M12 6FZ with a minimum expectation of 2 days a week spent working from the office.

Contract: 5 days a week (35 hours). Permanent.

Probationary period: 6 months.

Employer: Greater Manchester Poverty Action Limited.

Purpose: To work with the CEO and Policy Officer to lead on the delivery of GMPA’s policy, research and advocacy work.

Salary range: £36,000 to £41,000 pro rata, depending on experience.

Paid annual leave entitlement: 25 days pro-rata (excluding bank holidays)

Line management responsibilities: Management of the Policy Officer and Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign Coordinator.

Managed by: Chief Executive Officer.

About GMPA

GMPA is a not-for-profit organisation that works to prevent and reduce poverty across Greater Manchester. We have developed extensive knowledge about poverty in the city region, identified a powerful network of stakeholders and organisations who share our values, aims and vision and we have influenced policy and practice in several ways since we were constituted in 2016.

Our vision is of a Greater Manchester free from poverty where all residents can realise their potential and access the benefits of living in a diverse and vibrant city region.

Over the next three years we will be working towards our vision by focussing on our three strategic priorities: 1) Boosting household income and financial resilience, 2) Ensuring stakeholders in GM embed a strong strategic approach to tackling poverty and 3) Embedding the voices of people with lived experience in the decision-making structures and systems of GM.

Additional documents
Head of Advocacy, Policy and Research Job Description/Person Specification (.pdf)
Posted on: 18 November 2021
Closing date: 16 December 2021
Tags: Policy/Research,Advocacy

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