Project Manager/Business Analyst

We are seeking to recruit a committed and experienced Project Manager/Business Analyst to manage projects and provide internal business and technical consultancy across the organisation.

Closing date: 20 April 2021 (12 pm)

Interview dates: TBA

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum plus benefits, depending on skills and experience

Location: Canary Wharf, London (currently home-based)

Hours: 35 hours per week, from 9.00 to 5.00, Monday to Friday

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The role

Do you want to work for and have the opportunity to bring your breadth of skills and expertise to an organisation with an exciting, ambitious and wide-ranging agenda to achieve our longer-term vision for safe and effective pharmacy care at the heart of healthier communities?  

If yes, you could be an integral part of a small, agile and dynamic team working collaboratively and alongside colleagues in a business consultancy capacity across the organisation. As part of our commitment to operating as a professional, lean organisation you will support the identification, development and implementation of changes to ways of working, operational systems and processes in pursuit of our strategic aims. 

Whilst the role will have a focus on project management it is varied and flexible in nature and will provide an opportunity to use experience of various business analysis and improvement techniques including Lean, Six Sigma, and others, as well as modes of delivery to act as a catalyst for change. This includes using the opportunity, where possible, to transfer and build these skills with others.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be prepared to commit to us as an organisation and be an integral part of a small, busy and dynamic team with a broad and varied programme of work helping to shape the organisation’s future

  • Have proven and demonstrable experience in managing projects/portfolios of work, including with recognised methodologies such as Prince2 and Agile, to high and consistent service standards

  • Be dynamic, flexible and agile with an ability to adapt their style and approach to the task in hand, transferring and using their existing skills and expertise for the benefit of the organisation

  • Willing to constructively challenge existing thinking and processes, as well as championing a continuous learning and improvement ethos

  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude, working proactively and taking the initiative in delivering a wide and varied range of work

  • Be customer service focused – establish good rapport with colleagues, have excellent people skills and working collaboratively with others to achieve strategic aims

  • Bring their experience and a real drive to support the identification, design and implementation of improvements to ways of working, business and operational processes and procedures

  • Have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

In return for their commitment and enthusiasm, applicants can expect a rewarding and challenging work environment, good work-life balance and workload plus an excellent benefits package [PDF 234 KB], that includes 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and flexible working.

About the GPhC

We are a respected regulatory body that regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services.

Our organisation has a long-term vision and a desire for highly skilled and specialist staff. We are committed to providing workforce learning and development opportunities.

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, our staff are predominantly home-based for the foreseeable future. As an organisation, we are also exploring the possibilities of future flexible working options.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and are committed to holding ourselves to the same standards we expect of others.

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Applying for this role

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet each of the criteria for the role, and where you found out about this vacancy to:

In your email subject, please include your name and the role you wish to be considered for. Please note that applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Please consult the job description document below to help you prepare your application:

Project Manager/Business Analyst - role description [PDF 191 KB]

We welcome applications from all sections of the community

We are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and being inclusive in all our work as a health professions regulator.

As part of your application for this role, please complete our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring form. This form is optional and you don't have to complete it; however it provides us with useful information for monitoring and reporting purposes and is strictly confidential. The information you provide on this form will not form part of any selection process and will not be shared with the selection panel. 

Closing date: 20 April 2021 (12 pm)

Interview dates: TBA

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