Principal Policy Advisor (Maternity Cover) - Wales

£50,000 - £54,000 depending on experience
27 Feb 2019
27 Mar 2019
Job Type
Specialist area
Government and policy

Principal Policy Advisor – Wales (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for an experienced policy advisor to support the strategic leadership of the Welsh Pharmacy Board of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, leading on policy development and professional support in Wales.

This is a part time (3 days per week) position until December 2019. 

In this role you will:

Prepare and implement plans for policy development and research, write policy proposals on new and existing issues, draft correspondence and submissions from the Welsh Pharmacy Board to government departments, other pharmaceutical bodies, and other health and social care organisations

Prepare and implement plans for providing professional support to members in Wales in liaison with other national boards and corporate professional support team 

Represent the Royal Pharmaceutical Society on Welsh Government Health Department, NHS Wales and other advisory and working groups.

Support and where appropriate lead the development of GB-wide policies and professional guidance by contributing knowledge of the Welsh policy and practice issues. 

Take the GB-wide lead in appropriate areas of policy and practice development, working with the three National Pharmacy Boards and relevant external organisations. 

Produce and update policy and practice guidance, acting as a source of information, advice and expertise

Liaise and work with other pharmacy organisations in Wales, sharing intelligence on topics of mutual interest and facilitating joint working.

If this role sounds like the challenge you are looking for we'd love to hear from you.

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or send your CV and statement in support to our recruitment team at