[Job] British Heart Foundation, Policy Officer, c??28k, clos 14 Nov 2012

British Heart Foundation
Policy Officer

Location: London

Salary: c??28,000 + Benefits
Hours: 35
Date Posted: 31 October 2012
Closing Date: 14 November 2012
Type: Fixed Term Contract

We are seeking an experienced Policy Officer to join our award-winning Policy and Advocacy Team. British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the nation's heart charity. We help save lives with information, patient care and pioneering research in to Coronary Heart Disease, the nation's biggest killer.

The primary function of the Policy Officer role is to provide expert briefings on a range of medical research, treatment and heart health issues and help to maintain the BHF's position as the leading heart charity in the UK. You will also be required to prepare responses to consultations, provide an external environment scanning service within a defined number of portfolio areas and provide research and advice to support strategic planning and external communication initiatives.

You will have strong experience in policy development, proven complex problem solving skills and first-class interpersonal communication skills to influence, persuade and present to a wide audience. Your background will ideally be from a science or medical research perspective with a sound knowledge of the health sector and key issues it faces. Most importantly, you will have a desire to make your mark on UK health policy.

Please note this is a 12 month fixed term contract working from our head office situated in Camden.
Interviews for the Policy Officer will take place w/c 19th November 2012.??

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a covering letter, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria. Please note we will only accept applications via this method.

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