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Work with us – Policy Analyst Post

We would like a knowledgeable and analytical person to join as our next Policy Analyst. If you have the ability and skills necessary to maintain and build Genetic Alliance UK’s reputation for excellent, innovative and expert policy work, then please apply. The purpose of the role is:

  • To collaborate with colleagues to ensure our messages are evidence-based, accurate and consistent.
  • To meet with and support our member organisations to develop their own policy.
  • To work with Director of Policy and the rest of the Policy Team to deliver policy work that represents the needs of our membership.
  • To be a policy expert in Genetic Alliance UK’s policy team, carrying out desk research and analysis and supporting staff with expert policy information where necessary.

You will be covering a wide-range of policy topics including genomics, the UK Rare Diseases Framework, innovative medicines, funding decisions for treatments for rare conditions, reproductive choice and much more. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong interest in supporting people living with genetic and rare conditions and the organisations that work for them.

How to apply

Please apply to Nick Meade at [email protected]create new email with the subject heading ‘Policy Analyst.’ Applications should include your CV and an accompanying letter explaining your interest in the post, and demonstrating your appreciation of at least one current issue in the rare condition and genomic policy world, and its impact on patients and families. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Full Job Description here (see downloads).

Closing date: 6pm on 1 April 2021

Invitation to interview: 5 April 2021

Interviews: 8 April 2021

Candidates invited to interview will be asked to prepare a short written exercise and a short presentation to be delivered at the interview. Interviews will be held over zoom.

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