Impact and Policy Manager (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

Applications are invited for a full-time Impact and Policy Manager to support the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy (MCTD) hosted within CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities). This responsible role involves working with senior staff on developing and implementing and effective impact strategy for the Centre. The role involves convening policy-oriented projects within the Centre, map stakeholders, undertake consultations and analyse date to develop and shape policy about information technologies. The role works to bridge and translate between academic research and decision-makers in government, civil society and industry.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level in relevant subject/level 6 vocational qualification or equivalent level of practical experience. They will have experience from a broad range of communication disciplines and experience in communicating complex information to a diverse audience and in organising public engagement events and activities.

Fixed term: The funds for this post are available until 28 February 2025 in the first instance.

For your application to be considered, Please ensure that you upload the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Covering letter (maximum two pages).

If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the School's HR Team on

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Sunday 18 February 2024. Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 26 February 2024 subject to change.

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Please quote reference VM40366 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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