£32,700 - £40,860 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The role:

We know that high-quality clinical care helps to ensure that our work and the research we fund meets the needs of people living with Crohn’s and Colitis and their families. 

We are recruiting a Health Services Programme Manager role to strengthen our existing IBD Standards team. You will play a pivotal role in our directorate as we expand and shape our innovative and exciting work in delivering on this key strategic priority. This programme of work is underway and has the potential to drive transformational change in IBD services and outcomes for people living with Crohn’s and Colitis

This is a truly exciting time in the team as we look to expand and develop our services and the IBD Standards team will play a vital role in making this a reality. 

Our office is informal, open plan and designed to create a vibrant and productive workspace for all our staff. Less than a 30-minute train ride from London King’s Cross and with easy access by car, cycle or bus.

About you

You'll be an enthusiastic, organised person with a practical problem-solving approach and a positive attitude. You will have strong interpersonal and communications skills and be confident with business IT tools (cloud-based, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) with previous experience of working in or with health services and diverse stakeholders. You’ll enjoy variety, working with people and an interest in healthcare and improving services for patients.

If you like the sound of role and think you have what we are looking for, then we would very much like to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage designated programmes, ensuring appropriate governance is in place and milestones are delivered to time and budget. 
  • To employ a robust programme management methodology to ensure that delivery plans, risks, issues, interdependencies, and resources are managed effectively. 
  • To hold and manage the programme budget according to Crohn’s & Colitis UK’s financial management requirements.
  •  To collate, analyse and disseminate programme information according to Crohn’s & Colitis UK performance monitoring and evaluation requirements, including capturing and sharing of learning gathered to support future investment and planning. 
  • To manage external contractors to deliver specialist aspects of the programme and ensure delivery to meet defined milestones, timescales and in line with agreed objectives. 
  • To build and maintain effective relationships with IBD UK, health and social care organisations, public, private and voluntary sector stakeholders, and people affected by Crohn’s and Colitis to ensure programme delivery across organisational boundaries. 
  • To be Crohn’s & Colitis UK’s lead representative on programme boards. Work alongside and colead/facilitate programmes, where deemed appropriate, with externally employed programme leads.
  •  To manage the deployment of skills and resources to the programme through effective matrix working within the area, external stakeholders and with other Directorates as appropriate.
  • Day-to-day line management, recruitment and development of programme teams.
  •  Communication and engagement with IBD UK and Crohn’s & Colitis UK staff within the area and across the organisation, to raise awareness and ensure commitment to the programme.
  • To influencing partners to deliver and leading beyond authority (e.g. where no line management).
  •  To develop a professional network across the organisation and sector.
  •  To ensure adherence to Crohn’s & Colitis UK’s policies, protocols and processes, including those for complaints and safeguarding. To ensure processes remain relevant and fit for purpose.
  • To carry out any other ad hoc duties as and when required and have flexibility to travel to London and across the UK as necessary. This will include occasional overnight stays.
More about Crohn's & Colitis UK
Crohn's & Colitis UK

About us:

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Refreshed on: 27 September 2019
Closed date: 07 October 2019
Tags: Management, Advocacy

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