We need an influential individual with experience of public affairs to help us beat cancer sooner in Scotland.
Throughout the UK, we have seen great success in embedding CRUK as a leading influencer in cancer policy. With a wide range of policy challenges ahead on the horizon we aim to ensure our insight and evidence is a big part of taking these on. This post will be vital to our ability to influence at a senior level across all UK nations.
What will you be doing?
We are looking for a strong influencer to...
Why this role?
Here at Cancer Research UK, we work to inspire volunteers, unite the scientific community, educate the public about cancer prevention and tell our story to the government to bring about change. Now we need a Public Affairs Manager with strong relationship building experience to deliver our influencing and engaging activities in Scotland.
You will be part of senior external engagement in Scotland, acting as primary point of contact for MSP, Scottish Government and other cancer and medical research key opinion leaders. You will pursue agreed policy priorities with key influencers, working closely with other charities and umbrella bodies as required whilst growing our profile in this area.
Who we are looking for?
To join our award winning team you’ll need to have…
If this describes you, you can enjoy a great career with us as, together, we bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
Are you an engaging individual who can help us to improve cancer outcomes and save more lives?
Cancer Research UK and the NHS Lothian Detect Cancer Early team are working in partnership to improve cancer prevention and early diagnosis of cancer across the Lothian area. We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to work with us to support GP Practices and primary care to make real improvements in cancer outcomes in this complex area. This Health Professional Engagement Programme Facilitator post will work within a local team to drive forward ambitious plans by:
To join us in this unique Partnership, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:
This HPE Facilitator role is advertised to cover maternity leave and will be for up to a 12-month period, looking to start in February 2019. The post will ideally be based in DCE Team offices, Astley Ainsley Hospital in Edinburgh but we can consider candidates who are home based in the Lothian area. As there will be travel around the Lothian area, a full driving licence is extremely beneficial.