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Healthy Lives Project Manager

London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£47,608 per annum plus excellent benefits
Full-time or part-time
Job description

Healthy Lives Project Manager

£47,608 per annum plus excellent benefits

Permanent contract  

Full/part-time role and hybrid working with a minimum of 2 days in our London office


The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.

The Healthy Lives team works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders towards improving health and reducing inequalities. Our ambition is to create more favourable conditions that enable others to act. We want decision makers across all parts of society to understand and fulfil their potential contribution to building a healthy nation.

We are seeking a highly motivated and proactive individual to join the Healthy Lives team. Working with the Programme Manager, the post holder will support the team by project managing a variety of projects and short-term grants, tracking progress and spend against the business plan, commissioning and managing suppliers as needed. He/she will also support workstream leads with corporate planning and reporting against strategic objectives working in line with organisational guidance.

The successful candidate will have experience of project management and reporting, have excellent organisational, planning and communication skills and be solutions focused. He/she will possess an ethos for continual improvement and is expected to make suggestions and drive forward process improvements within the team. Strong interpersonal skills, a ‘can-do’ attitude and the ability to work flexibly in a dynamic, fast paced environment are essential.

To find out more about the role and what we are looking for, please read the job description

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement which addresses the following application questions.


1.     What has attracted you to this role and what are the main skills and experiences you will bring to it? (max 300 words)

2.     Give an example of a project that you delivered successfully where you collaborated and communicated with a range of internal and external stakeholders. What challenges did you face in this project, how did you overcome them and what have you learnt from this that you would bring to this role? (max 300 words)

3.     Briefly describe the approach and tools that you use to manage multiple and changing priorities, working in a fast paced environment (max 300 words)

4.     Give an example of a time you have successfully improved a work process and/or made a recommendation that has improved ways of working in your team/ organisation. Describe the steps you took and why you chose that approach. (250 words)


Applications without a supporting statement addressing the three requirements outlined above will not be considered.

If you require any assistance with your application or have any queries regarding the role, please email us

Application deadline: Sunday 17 March 2024, 23:59

Interview date: Thursday 11 April 2024


We value equality, diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from different backgrounds. We are also committed to making reasonable adjustments for candidates who have accessibility requirements.



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The Health Foundation View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 13 March 2024
Closed date: 12 April 2024 at 23:30
Tags: Project Management

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