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Vacancy Details

Senior Policy Officer

Breast Cancer Now
£34,500 to £37,500 Per Annum
Working Pattern:
Full Time
35 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/02/2024 at 09:00
Breast Cancer Now

The role

This is a great opportunity to join our policy, evidence and influencing team, as we work to deliver change for people affected by breast cancer. In this role you will lead on key policy issues related to increasing the early diagnosis of breast cancer including family history risk, prevention, and waiting times.

You will develop evidence-based policy positions and recommendations, and work with colleagues to build effective influencing strategies. You will build strong relationships to influence key external stakeholders. You will act as a source of expertise within Breast Cancer Now and externally on your policy areas and the wider health system.

This role will require you to work closely with other members of our team, as well as colleagues in public health, research, communications, nursing and health information to ensure our policy work is aligned with Breast Cancer Now’s wider activities and long-term strategy.  

About you

With experience of working in relevant policy roles to deliver significant change, you will have direct experience of developing detailed evidence-based policy positions and thinking strategically about implementation. You will have excellent communication skills and experience of building relationships with a range of stakeholders. You will have an excellent understanding of how to undertake research and analyse data to support policy development

About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the research and support charity. We’re the place to turn to for anything and everything to do with breast cancer. However you’re experiencing breast cancer, we’re here. 

The brightest minds in breast cancer research are here. Making life-saving research happen in labs across the UK and Ireland.  

Support services, trustworthy breast cancer information and specialist nurses are here. Ready to support you, whenever you need it.  

Dedicated campaigners are here. Fighting for the best possible treatment, services and care, for anyone affected by breast cancer.  

Why? Because we believe that by 2050, everyone diagnosed with breast cancer will live – and be supported to live well. But to create that future, we need to act now. 

Job description and benefits

The job description and our attractive benefits package are available for you to download.

Primary location of role and hybrid working

This role is primarily based in our London office. However, our hybrid working model allows full-time staff members to work up to 3 days per week at home.

When applying

We hope you choose to apply for this role. In support of your application, you’ll be asked to submit your anonymised CV and a supporting statement. When applying please ensure you refer to the essential criteria on the person specification and clearly provide as much information as possible with examples to demonstrate how and where you meet the criteria.

If you’ve any questions regarding this role, please email Recruitment@breastcancernow.org in the first instance.

Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date 09:00 am 22nd February 2024

Interview date Week commencing 4th March 2024

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed