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- Policy Research Manager, UK

Policy Research Manager

Cancer Research UK

London, UK



Salary: circa £39,000


Closing date: 16th September 2018 (midnight)


Interview date: 26th September 2018 (please note in your cover letter if you would not be able to attend this)


Application process: CV and cover letter required


We have an exciting opportunity to work with a policy research team to deliver the high impact research to support the development of policy at Cancer Research UK


What will I be doing?


We’re looking for a proactive individual to…

• Lead the health and science policy research programme for the Cancer Policy Research Centre (CPRC)

• Develop and manager key stakeholder relationships internally and externally

• Represent CRUK externally and present the research of the CPRC

• Work in a matrix team


For a more detailed job description please click here.


Why this role?


The Cancer Policy Research Centre carries out and funds key research to support policy and advocacy across the entire cancer pathway. Formally known as the Policy Research Centre for Cancer Prevention (PRCP), the CPRC has commissioned and carried out a number of studies and from these also produced a number of high quality, high impact publications. The centre has recently expanded to include the entire cancer pathway and this role will support the health and science policy areas. All research from the CPRC contributes towards Cancer Research UK’s goal of the day when all cancers are cured.


What are you looking for?


We are looking for an excellent communicator with…

• A post graduate degree in health or life sciences

• Experience of project/programme managing research studies

• The ability to build strong stakeholder relationships

• The management skills to deliver a portfolio of research

• Ability to work in a matrix team


In return, you’ll be part of a team which plays a key role in achieving the goals of our CRUK strategy. This role will provide the ability to produce evidence that will influence key opinion and support the development of policy and advocacy work across the cancer pathway.


We're really interested in learning about your relatable skills, experience and motivation for applying so please submit a cover letter with your CV. For any further information contact Dr Jyotsna Vohra, Head of the Cancer Policy Research Centre, Cancer Research UK. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.


Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park


Job posted on 31 August 2018.


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