Policy Analyst – Life Sciences
About the Policy Analyst – Life Sciences
Full-time with options for WFH up to two days a week.
Salary: £25-30,000 per year, depending on experience
We’re looking for a Policy Analyst to join our Policy team.
Public Policy Projects (PPP) is a for profit think tank offering practical analysis and development across a range of sectors, including health, social care, life sciences, net-zero and climate change. At Public Policy Projects, we believe that good public policy is the essential foundation of an open, liberal society, and that is what we aim to provide. PPP convenes cross-sector stakeholders from the private public and third sectors, all of whom have an interest in the development of good liberal public policy. We disseminate knowledge and our latest thought leadership through a series of owned multi-media channels – policy reports, online journals, physical conferences, private dinners and virtual events.
Our policy team sit at the centre of our policy institute. Their hard work, dedication and shared commitment to view that good public policy is the essential foundation of an open, liberal society, helps us develop practical analysis across a range of sectors, including health, social care, life sciences, net-zero and climate change.
We’re looking for someone who is excited by the opportunity to develop and deliver engaging thought leadership, research and policy reports in the Life sciences space in conjunction with our global community of policy and sector experts. A keen interest in the life sciences, bio-ethics, genomics, sciences and innovation is essential. Relevant sector experience and quantitative skills are highly desired.
You will deliver engaging, in-depth policy reports that showcase the unique value of PPP as a powerful convener cross-sector stakeholders, conducting evidence-based research to offer practical improvements to global public policy in the life sciences and genomics space.
The role will report directly to the Life Sciences Policy Manager and you must have confidence working in a start-up environment. A good team player who is committed to the growth and development of the team is essential.
As part of the interview process, you will be asked to complete a research and quantitative competency test and outline your plans for your first 30 days. These tasks will help you understand the requirements of the role and set you up for success when joining our team.
PPP is an inclusive, people first organisation. A core part of achieving our mission is that our workforce is diverse and reflective of the community that we serve. There will be no discrimination in our recruitment and selection processes, nor when considering pay and benefits. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for the position and join us on our mission to create a more local world.
- Exceptional end to end project management and problem-solving skills
- Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical capabilities
- Excellent communication skills; written, spoken and interpersonal
- Strong policy knowledge within the area of the company worked within
- Curiosity and willingness to learn
- Keen interest in policy development with interpretation skills
- Demonstrates an ability to anticipate and think deeply about problems and presents creative solutions while evaluating pros and cons of each option
- Encourages open discussion of different ideas and views; welcomes and solicits feedback
The Policy Analyst is accountable for the day-to-day delivery of policy projects within PPP. Working alongside the senior policy analysts and partnerships team, you will work to develop policy reports for a UK and global audience. Key responsibilities include:
- Concept to delivery creation of policy insight, published through reports, publications, and virtual/physical events
- Project management, development and delivery of reports in conjunction with subject matter experts and key stakeholders
- Producing high quality written content in the form of briefings, reports and thought leadership content
- Delivery of strong policy knowledge internally and externally on an agreed set out policies
- Support for PPP events, conferences and wider business with policy and publishing and operations teams
- Editing and amending work of other Policy Analysts
- Working with the operations team to ensure social media output on your projects
- Working with the policy manager and policy director to develop press releases and media coverage for your projects
- Audience strategy and generation for policy related events and report launches
- Ensuring any project-based agreements included in commercial sponsors contracts are delivered upon
- Type: Full Time
- Salary: £25-30,000 per year, depending on experience
- Location: Southwark, London – with opportunities to work from home two days a week
Please email a copy of your CV and cover letter to email@example.com. Applications close on 4th September.