Project Manager

Health Education England


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Job summary

Use your project management skills to support the NHS. Healthcare Scientists play a critical role in the NHS and as part of Health Education England (HEE), the National School of Healthcare Science is here to support their education and training. We need an experienced project manager to join our team and support new and existing work streams to increase the number of healthcare scientists and provide development opportunities for the workforce. This will include working closely with many colleagues nationally, to ensure project plans and supporting paperwork are written, funding is transferred, and progress monitored.

Main duties of the job

You must have experience of managing multiple workstream and proactively managing your workload calmly and efficiently. An excellent communicator verbally and through your writing, you will use your skills to ensure we successfully deliver against our targets. A project management qualification is desirable, but evidence of successful delivery is essential. Working at pace and responding to changing priorities will invigorate, not frustrate.

About us

HEE exists to provide excellent healthcare to the population of England. The National School of Healthcare Science is a friendly, supportive, and ambitious team of people with diverse skills highly committed to supporting the healthcare science workforce in NHS Trusts and other healthcare providers delivering training to healthcare scientists. Our activities include recruitment, assessment, trainee support, writing and reviewing curricula and developing new programmes, all in collaboration with the healthcare science community. We are a hub for healthcare science.

We aim to make HEE the best place to work. Here you can enjoy the benefits working for the NHS brings including flexible working and a range of staff benefits including an extensive package of learning and development opportunities. Our staff have been mainly home based for the past two years but are now moving towards a hybrid model which will include working from our new office based in Birmingham City Centre.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You can find further details about the job, organisational structure, recruitment profile, expected outcomes and benefits information in the attached Job Description and other supporting documents.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience, we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

Salary Progression Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 6 with a full-time starting salary of £32,306, with pay step increases after 2 years service and 5 years' service. These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review. Secondments

Applicants from within the NHS will be offered on a secondment basis only,agreement should be obtained from their employer prior to submitting theapplication.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level qualification or experience of working at a similar level in specialist area


  • Knowledge and skills relating to the PM3 database for HEE

Experience and Training


  • Comprehensive knowledge of project principles, techniques and tools


  • Experience of working within the education and training sector



  • Evidence of continuing professional development



  • Experience of co-ordinating projects in complex and challenging environments
  • Experience of managing risks and reporting


  • Experience of creating and giving presentations to a varied group of internal and external stakeholders

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Health Education England


23 Stephenson Street

23 Stephenson Street


B2 4BH

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Angela Daly


Date posted

13 April 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£32,306 a year per annum


Fixed term


12 months

Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

23 Stephenson Street

23 Stephenson Street


B2 4BH

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