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The Wellcome trust is currently seeking a Policy Advisor. Job location London
Closing date Sunday 17 July 2016
Salary Competitive, plus excellent benefits
Job description

Wellcome's global policy and advocacy work seeks to make sure that the policy and regulatory environment promotes research, and the uptake of research to improve health, while maintaining public confidence.

We work in several key themed areas, including public health emergencies. We're looking for an enthusiastic and experienced policy adviser to work in this area. This is a 12-month fixed-term contract.

You'll work in partnership with a wide range of global stakeholders, including WHO, relevant foundations, industry and our research community.

This role will involve:
contributing to Wellcome's global health and science policy and advocacy work, particularly with reference to public health emergencies managing an international consortium that aims to establish a framework for data sharing in public health emergencies enhancing our influence on our priority global policy issues and enabling earlier engagement on key governance and ethics-related health and research policy helping to build and maintain Wellcome's network, identity and profile across global stakeholders and international institutions.

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