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Primary Care Innovation Project Manager

Fixed term until end March 2022
UCLPartners is recruiting a highly organised and committed project manager to support the implementation of UCLPartners’ Primary Care proactive frameworks aiming to drive a step change in outcomes for people at risk of cardiovascular disease.
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000

Closing date:
30 October 2020

Location: UCLPartners, 170 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7HA (although all teams are predominantly working from home at this time)

Closing date

Friday 30th October 2020 3pm

The programme/ project

UCLPartners has set up an ambitious programme of work to prevent hearts attacks and strokes at scale across our geography.  Aligning with the commitments set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, the programme aim is to support a step change improvement in the detection and management of atrial fibrillation, high blood pressure and high cholesterol in order to prevent heart attacks and strokes at scale and to reduce health inequalities. It has three priority areas:

  • Support primary care to identify and optimally manage patients with high risk conditions for CVD (AF, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes)
  • Make Every Contact Count: identify and optimise care for the one in six NHS staff with undiagnosed or sub-optimally treated high blood pressure, and for patients whose blood pressure is found to be elevated when they are in hospital.
  • Improve CVD outcomes for those living with serious mental illness.

The role

UCLPartners is recruiting at 1WTE project manager to support the delivery of our Primary care innovation programme focussed on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.  Depending on organisation priority, the role may also be required to support other projects and programmes as required. The role will predominantly focus on implementation across the UCLPartners geography although there may be opportunities to support national implementation.  We particularly welcome applications from a diverse set of backgrounds and are very open to flexible working arrangements.

Key responsibilities

The role will involve the following types of activities: 

  • Project management of the implementation of the UCLPartners Long Term Conditions frameworks in local health systems
  • Engagement with key stakeholders, coordinating engagement events, sharing information as required
  • Facilitation and set up of key meetings in support of implementation
  • Development and ownership of project plans and key actions to ensure progress is made
  • Constant commitment to ensuring and understand the impact of programmes on equalities and equity of access
  • Capturing and sharing learnings from implementation to share with the wider team and stakeholders across the UCLPartners’ geography
  • Engagement with patient and public representatives in developing the programmes
  • Support of other teams delivering the wider CVD prevention programme and across UCLPartners as and when required.

The person

  • Strong project management skills and experience
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills
  • Pro-activeness, self-motivation and exceptional drive
  • Personal credibility to work with people at all levels across stakeholder organisations
  • An ability to work in a supportive, collaborative approach with a close team
  • A willingness to support others based within the immediate team, across UCLPartners and across our partners
  • Excellent networking and relationship-building skills
  • An ability to communicate clearly and effectively both internally and with a range of partners across healthcare and beyond, possibly including patients, academia, industry, the NHS and government
  • Some understanding of national health and social care strategy, and healthcare policy
  • Passion for partnership working and delivering innovation into practice for patient and population benefit
  • Emotional intelligence, agility and flexibility
  • A demonstrable commitment to ensure equity of access to services

Apply now

Interviews will take place on Friday morning 6th November.  If you are interested in this role, please read the full job description and apply here.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact