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Policy and Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,580
  • Glasgow/home hybrid working
  • Closing 27th August 2021

  • Advertised from 3rd August 2021
  • Salary Scale - Grade 4 - £26,580 – 35 hours per week Permanent (flexible work arrangements can be considered)


Obesity Action Scotland has established itself as the leading advocacy group on overweight and obesity in Scotland. We are at the forefront of campaigning and awareness raising on this issue. We are looking for a Policy and Evidence Manager to join our team.

Obesity Action Scotland is hosted and supported by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

The Role

Reporting to the Policy and Evidence Manager, the Policy and Engagement Officer will be responsible for the implementation and delivery of research, reports and digital communications that support the objectives of Obesity Action Scotland. Our work focuses on preventing overweight and obesity through improved diet and food environments. The Policy and Engagement Officer will be actively involved in the analysis and interpretation of research and policy papers and production of evidence-based briefings and materials. The postholder will co-ordinate the communications activity of Obesity Action Scotland through digital media

Application notes

Application is by covering letter, CV and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (available from our website).

The closing date is Friday 27th August 2021 at 12 noon.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held mid-September

If you have any queries please contact or access the recruitment package at .

A Charity Registered in Scotland: Charity Registration Number SC000847