London, Greater London
£70,000 - £80,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Programme Manager - Aspire

We’re Anthony Nolan and we save the lives of people with blood cancer who need a stem cell transplant.

We’re unique. Thanks to the incredible donors on our register, our pioneering research and our passionate fundraisers, we give the chance of life to three people a day.

We want you to join our lifesaving team. We are looking for a Programme Manager to lead our Aspire – Transplant Improvement Partnership programme.

Aspire is a transformational programme of activity to improve the services Anthony Nolan provides to UK transplant centres. At its heart, Aspire is about full involvement of NHS staff and Anthony Nolan staff in the development of solutions to the challenges we face together, including transforming how we communicate digitally.


Title:                Programme Manager, Aspire              

Salary:             £70-75k dependent on experience

Contract:         Fixed Term 2 years. Full-time

Hours:             35 hours per week

Location:         Initially flexible working, normal base Anthony Nolan Head Office (flexible working location will be considered)

As Programme Manager for Aspire, you will lead this important work, which will define our future interaction with the UK transplant community. You will be accountable for the delivery of the full programme from delivery of the digital solution and other improvement projects to the behavioural and cultural change needed to support.

This role will be integral to the success of the work. Working with a programme team and working closely with the Director of Donor & Transplantation Services and the Director of Product, you’ll use agile methodology to lead the activity.

You’ll have the skills to drive delivery, ensure that insight informs our approach, build strong teams and effectively work with senior stakeholders in the constant pursuit of excellence.  You’ll be a strong communicator able to enthuse and bring people with you on the lifesaving journey.

Release your remarkable, join our team and give someone a chance of life.

Anthony Nolan is an equal opportunities & living wage accredited employer

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK

Please make sure to check out the job description, available on our website when you click to apply.

What’s in it for you?


  • Enhanced Pension Contributions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Interest free Travel Loan
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Life Assurance (4x annual salary)

Wellbeing & Health

  • 27 days annual leave in addition to normal public holidays
  • 24-hour Employee Assistance Hotline
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gymflex

Family Friendly

  • Paid dependants leave
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Flexible start/finish times (role dependent)

And more! (full list of benefits available on website)


More about Anthony Nolan
Anthony Nolan

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Refreshed on: 29 October 2021
Closed date: 08 November 2021
Job ref: 151545CHY
Tags: Project Management, Operations