Reports to: Head of Policy

Salary: £29,000 pa

Central London, WC1

Closing date: 4 January 2022

Provisional interview dates: week beginning 10 January

Full job description available here.

About the role

AMRC is looking for a policy officer to join our small but highly influential policy and public affairs team working at the heart of the medical research community. You will develop and communicate medical research charity sector policy by working with colleagues, AMRC member charities and other organisations across the life sciences ecosystem.  

The current areas of focus for the team include the clinical research environment, research funding, research culture, and data and digital. There will also be a public affairs dimension to the role that includes engagement work on relevant Bills as they progress through parliament and work with the APPG on medical research for which AMRC is the secretariat.  

The role is a great opportunity to build policy skills and experience and gain greater exposure to the medical research community as well as the third sector. 

About AMRC

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is a membership organisation of the leading medical and health charities funding research in the UK. We represent around 150 medical research charities including the Wellcome Trust, Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation as well as smaller charities who invest in rare diseases and specific areas of unmet need. 

We work with a range of opinion formers in government, parliament, industry and academia, to ensure the best possible environment for health and medical research charities in the UK, so patients benefit from the fruits of research. 

How to apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter explaining what makes you a strong candidate for this role to Dr Catriona Manville at [email protected]. If you have any questions about the role, or wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Catriona.