Job | Part Time

Research and Policy Officer

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB NI)

Policy & Research
£25,482 per annum pro rata
22.50
As Research and Policy Offiver you will implement the RNIB NI campaigns operational plan and the NI Vision Strategy to help make Northern Ireland a better place for blind and partially sighted people.

Our vision is to make Northern Ireland a better place for blind and partially sighted people to live and a place where no one needlessly loses their sight. You can help us achieve this.

You will implement the RNIB NI campaigns operational plan and the NI Vision Strategy. You will build the evidence base for RNIB core campaigns; commissioning and managing research; developing relevant projects and implementing findings to effectively influence policy and practice, to improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people in NI.

This is a key role within the policy and campaigns team which requires experience of working with a policy environment, with knowledge and understanding of the key issues of concern for blind and partially sighted people.

This position requires solid experience of both UK wide and regional campaigning; lobbying and influencing key decision makers and experience of providing written and verbal briefings on complex policy topics to a variety of audiences.

In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:

        26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service.

       Excellent pension schemes

 

For further details and to apply please select the following link:

https://ce0082li.webitrent.com/ce0082li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=6436024JDw&WVID=5355210xd0&LANG=USA 

 

Appointment is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check and relevant Barred Lists check.

  

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB Group) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK’s biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.

 

Closing Date

Wednesday / 13 November 2019 11:59pm
11:59pm

Contact Details

15-17 Gloucester Street
Belfast
BT1 4LS
United Kingdom

Files

Req 580 - JD - Research and Policy Officer (Belfast).docx