Policy and Public Affairs Advisor

  • Location: Remote Working
  • Salary: Up to £44,443
  • Ref: FL-2104-7749
  • 2021-04-28T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

The Royal Osteoporosis Society is looking for a new Policy and Public Affairs Advisor

The Charity

The Royal Osteoporosis Society is the only UK-wide organisation dedicated to finding a cure for osteoporosis and improving the lives of everyone affected by it. Osteoporosis affects 3.5m people in the UK, but it’s known as the ‘silent disease’, because of under-diagnosis, under-treatment and low public awareness.  

The Opportunity

Ellwood Atfield are delighted to have partnered exclusively with the Royal Osteoporosis Society who are looking for a Policy and Public Affairs Advisor to co-ordinate and drive the development of a Policy and Public Affairs strategy for the charity, while generating and curating the evidence for change.  

Main Responsibilities 

  • Lead the development of the charity’s policy and public affairs programme 
  • Lead the Secretariat function for the All-Party Parliamentary Group and facilitate an APPG Inquiry 
  • Brief the Senior Leadership Team and wider charity on key external policy and political developments 
  • Co-ordinate responses to key government consultations and reviews undertaken by key external partners. 

Key skills required

  • A good understanding of the structures of government at national, local and devolved nation levels. 
  • A proven a track record of influencing politicians and other key government decision makers 
  • An excellent understanding of the health and social care sector its public bodies
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to synthesise data and information quickly and accurately.
  • Excellent decision-making ability, with the ability to prioritise and manage work and deliver outputs in a responsive and timely manner. 

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