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Vacancy: CLOSER Public Affairs Manager


CLOSER is seeking to appoint a Public Affairs Manager to promote the UK’s longitudinal studies to parliamentarians, government ministers and the civil service (both within the UK government and the devolved administrations).

Salary: £41,844 to 49,362 per annum
Closing date: 3 January 2016
Visit the UCL jobs site for full details and to apply

About the role

Longitudinal studies follow groups of individuals throughout their lives. They are a leading source of evidence on some of the greatest social and medical challenges facing the UK today, including health inequalities, the origins of disease, ageing, child poverty, education and social mobility.

This post will be based at CLOSER (Cohort and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources), a ESRC and MRC resource centre  that aims to maximise the use, value and impact of longitudinal studies both at home and abroad.

This is a full-time post, funded initially for 16 months.

Key Requirements

You will be an experienced public affairs specialist, with strong policy contacts and a successful track record of engaging and influencing different levels of government, parliament and other key stakeholders. You will have exceptional communications skills and a proven ability to learn quickly and work across different subject areas in the social and biomedical sciences.

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For more information, including the full job description and person specification, and to apply, please visit the UCL jobs site (Ref: 1524253)