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Project Manager, Rapid Uptake Products

Full time fixed term contract for one year, with possibility of extension.
UCLPartners is recruiting a highly organised and committed project manager to support the implementation of the national Rapid Uptake Products initiative, being delivered by UCLPartners across North East and North Central London, Essex and Hertfordshire.
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per year.

Closing date:
21 May 2021

UCLPartners C&I is delivering an ambitious programme of work commissioned by NHS England.  Our role is to support the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) in delivering their goal to bring innovation to clinical teams faster, improve patient care and make more efficient use of NHS resources. 

The Rapid Uptake Products (RUP) programme has been designed to ensure adoption and spread of proven innovations. It identifies products with NICE approval that support the NHS Long Term Plan’s key clinical priorities, but which have achieved lower than expected uptake to date. 

More information about 21/22 RUPs here:

The role

UCLPartners is recruiting an experienced project manager to support the delivery of our Rapid Uptake Products (Asthma Biologics, FeNO and Tamoxifen).  The role will focus on pathway implementation across the UCLPartners geography and reporting progress against national objectives and trajectories. Depending on organisation priorities, the role may also be required to support other projects and programmes as required.

Person Specification


  • Experience in partnership working and delivering innovation into practice for patient and population benefit
  • Strong project management skills and experience
  • Experience working within the NHS
  • Experience building business cases, or experience implementing innovation in an NHS ecosystem
  • An ability to manage multiple stakeholders, competing expectations and priorities in a sensible way that ensures delivery and success
  • 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. This can include patients, academia, industry, the NHS and government
  • An ability to work autonomously, prioritise, organise and plan own workload and deliver results consistently
  • Ability to capture, syntheses and present data / information in order to engage stakeholders and to measure progress
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines, or where deliverables can change at short notice
  • Pro-activeness, self-motivation and exceptional drive
  • An awareness of health inequalities
  • Good IT skills, particularly in the use of MS Office, web applications and desktop publishing

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