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Research and Policy Project Lead

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) is looking for an effective Research and Policy Project Lead to join our team.

The postholder will lead ADI’s input into the STRiDE (Strengthening responses to dementia in developing countries) project on dementia in seven middle-income countries led by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). They will oversee and execute the implementation of all elements of the project relating to ADI and its member associations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Acting as the main point of liaison with LSE, the STRiDE partners and the seven ADI member organisations participating in the project
  • Leading a work package on the implications of the research carried out in the countries and producing recommendations to support development or revision of National Dementia Plans
  • Drawing from and contributing to the wider ADI research, publication and policy agenda
  • Planning and undertaking the implementation of research and other associated activities that contribute to the overall vision of the STRiDE project
  • Preparing working papers, policy briefs, and other research outputs
  • Organising workshops, meetings and seminars, and presenting research and project findings at relevant conferences and meetings

The successful candidate will have a postgraduate qualification in a relevant social sciences discipline as well as relevant research experience, experience of working in an iNGO or similar organisation and formulating policy positions, with an awareness of international policy frameworks.

The position is full-time, for a fixed term of four years, based in the ADI office in London, although it requires extensive travel. Salary range £45k-£50k plus contributory pension.

For full details, please see the job information document.

Please submit your completed application form to info@alz.co.uk. Applications must be received by 23:59 (UK time) on 27 November 2017. Interviews will be held the week of 4 December.