Technical Lead

We are currently looking to recruit a Technical Lead who will work with our management team to understand, prioritise and deliver all IT projects and change requests for our applications and web domains.

Closing date: 26 June 2021 (12 pm)

Interview dates: TBA

Salary: £50,000- £55,000 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

Follow this link for details on how to apply

The role

The post holder will manage a small internal development team and/or outsourced partners to deliver solutions in alignment with the organisation’s strategic plan and the IT team’s principles.

The successful applicant will:

  • Own the delivery of technical solutions and make sure that all deployments align to agreed target architecture principles.
  • Assist in selecting partners for the delivery of projects, as well as managing a team of internal or third-party developers.
  • Drive projects and changes through all stages of the development lifecycle; including delivering estimates, architecting the solution and designing deliverables.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications for developers. Working with both internal developer and suppliers to not only to deliver IT projects on time and on budget but to meet quality assurance standards.
  • Direct suppliers' work to make sure that projects fulfil end-user requirements and collaborate with them to design, run and monitor software performance tests. 
  • Review and evaluate application software; as well as setting the technical standards to be used for all application and making sure that documentation is maintained for all solutions.
  • 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).

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.

Follow this link to see our privacy policy and understand how we collect, use and share your personal data during our recruitment process.

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:

Technical Lead - role description - [PDF 165 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 formThis 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: 26 June 2021 (12 pm)

Interview dates: TBA

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