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Project Manager- Proactive Care and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Full time fixed term contract for one year
We are looking to recruit a highly organised and committed project manager to support the implementation of UCLPartners’ Proactive frameworks. The frameworks support primary care teams to manage patients with cardiovascular and respiratory long-term conditions.
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 per year

Closing date:
6 June 2021

UCLPartners is recruiting a Project Manager to lead implementation of the Proactive Care frameworks within the UCLP geography. 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.

Person Specification


  • Strong project management skills and experience
  • Experience working within the NHS, particularly within primary care
  • Demonstrable experience of working in partnership to deliver innovation into practice for patient and population benefit
  • Demonstrable experience of building strong working relationships with people at all levels across stakeholder organisations
  • 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
  • A demonstrable commitment to ensure equity of access to services
  • Ability to work autonomously, prioritise, organise and plan own workload and deliver results consistently
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-pace environment
  • Good IT skills, particularly in the use of MS Office, web applications and desktop publishing
  • Pro-activeness, self-motivation and exceptional drive
  • Emotional intelligence, agility and flexibility
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills

Job details

This role is a fixed term contract for one year, with possibility of extension. Remuneration for this post is £40,000 – £55,000 per annum, dependant on experience.

During COVID-19 we are all working remotely. Flexible working arrangements are possible longer-term with the post-holder required to spend some time each week in our central London office.

  • Application closing date: 6 June
  • Interviews: 15 June

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