Public Health Policy Co-ordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term) University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health United Kingdom

Public Health Policy Co-ordinator (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Cambridge Institute of Public Health, School of Clinical Medicine, generates knowledge and evidence to improve global public health, using our research, teaching and analysis to promote well-being, prevent disease and reduce health inequalities. The Public Health@Cambridge (PH@C) network, which is led by CIPH is one of the University's strategic research networks which work to encourage research collaborations across the University.


The overall purpose of this role is to organise, manage and deliver policy development activities for the Cambridge Institute of Public Health (CIPH), Public Health England (National and East of England) and the PublicHealth@Cambridge Network. The post-holder will develop a policy engagement plan and deliver engagement activities for selected research teams with selected groups of local and national policymakers within a tight timescale, responding to academic priorities and policy requirements. Developing and managing relationships with stakeholders within and outside the University is an important aspect of this role, as is taking an active role in communicating and promoting CIPH and Network activities.


You should be educated to degree level in a scientific or policy related discipline or have equivalent practical experience. You should have a solid understanding of public health research, policy and practice and experience of funding and grant application processes. You should have excellent IT skills and organisational skills. You will have experience of project management and writing for editorial and promotional purposes.


The hours for this position are 18.5 per week (50% FTE) - working days to be agreed.


The funds for this post is available until 31st March 2020


**We are also advertising for a part-time Research and Evaluation Hub Project Manager and we would consider combining these 2 posts as a dual full-time role.


Location - Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0SR (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre)


Informal enquiries can be made to Danielle Cannon,


To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


Closing date: 7th April 2019


Interview Date: Week commencing 15th April 2019


Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.


Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager


Please quote reference SY18318 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.


The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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