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Senior Policy Advisor

  • Company: British Medical Association
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £46,514.88
  • Closing Date: 19 January 2021
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We are seeking a Senior Policy Adviser for our Regulation, Education and Training team - you will be responsible for providing expert policy advice and guidance on education and training matters to a variety of stakeholders.

In your new role you will:

-analyse and develop policy proposals
-produce briefings, guidance and support materials and represent the BMA at external meetings and events.
-work closely with BMA officers and committees, including those representing junior doctors and medical students
-engage with key external stakeholders, including Health Education England, the General Medical Council and other medical training and NHS bodies.
To succeed in this role, you will:
-need experience of policy development in a health or health-related context (knowledge of medical education and training is desirable).
-have excellent research and writing skills, sound judgement and be adept at influencing senior figures and managing relationships.
-have experience of working with committees.
In return you will receive:
-27 days holidays plus 1 company day and public holidays,
-double matching pension contributions up to 12% of salary,
-season ticket loan (up to £10,000) after completion of probationary period
-additional flexible benefits.

You may be working remotely initially, but we`ll provide all the support you need. 
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through our website.
Closing date: Tuesday, 19th January 2021

The BMA is a professional association and trade union representing and negotiating on behalf of all doctors and medical students in the UK. It is a leading voice advocating for outstanding health care and a healthy population. It is an association providing members with excellent individual services and support throughout their lives.

Diversity monitoring: We need your support. We want to make sure our staff come from a variety of backgrounds so we especially welcome applications from disadvantaged communities. Even if you`re not selected, it would be really helpful if you could complete the equal ops data when you apply for this role, because we can make sure we`re encouraging a diversity of people to apply. Thank you very much