Policy and Projects and Engagement Manager (18-mon...

Michael Page Policy
24 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
The policy projects and engagement manager will lead a high-profile programme of work. The postholder will generate ideas for events, workshops and publications that engage the public, patients in debates about contentious topics. You will draw on an excellent understanding of health policy to develop, create and coordinate project outputs that increase our client's reach and impact.Client DetailsA Health Body which conducts examinations, carries out training, education and research activities and advises the government on health and medical matters.DescriptionYou will be responsible for: * Leading the development and delivery of projects including devising project and engagement plans, setting milestones and evaluating impact. * Leading the development of messages and outputs from projects, working with senior doctors, and coordinating with colleagues across the policy team. * Developing a programme of engagement and promotional activity to involve members, patients and other stakeholders in projects. This will include developing and managing a new programme of events, survey, publications and communications activity. * Identifying ways to use existing data and evidence to inform policy projects. * Researching and writing engaging reports and briefings, working proactively with colleagues in the policy, PR and public affairs team to communicate the organisation's position and recommendations.ProfileEssential skills: * Demonstrable understanding of health and healthcare in the UK * Sound project management * Experience of developing policy and projects that affect change * Proven ability to develop and manage projects involving multiple stakeholders * Proven ability to analyse complex information and advise on contentious issues * Excellent communication skills, in person and in writing * Fresh ideas and a creative approach to engagement and communicationJob OfferGBP34,061 - GBP45,415 per annum