Projects Lead - Workforce Planning

37872.00 - 46076.00 GBP Annual
08 Jul 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This varied role will see the post holder managing significant projects relating to workforce and service issues. The role will play a crucial part in workforce planning for paediatrics to ensure there is an appropriately trained paediatric medical workforce to deliver safe and sustainable services for children in the UK, in the present and in the future.

Hours:35 Hours per Week
Contact Type: Permanent
Salary Range: GBP 37,872 - GBP 46,076
Location: 5 - 11 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8SH


In this role, you will:

  • Develop effective working relationships to ensure that the appropriate clinical input is received and included in the plans for the development and delivery of projects, with clear goals, targets and deadlines.
  • Utilise excellent project management skills, managing each stage of all projects to completion and ensuring project deliverables are achieved within budget and on time
  • Take responsibility for drafting workforce planning information for future funding proposals and preparing material for periodic funding reports
  • To determine and manage appropriate data collection methods for each project
  • Coordinate and write responses to consultations, provide analysis and support for College position statements and advice on workforce planning matters.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to the Health Policy Team with project management support for projects requiring survey methodology and analysis
  • Provide statistical expertise in the production of all the team's reports and publications.


Your Skills will include:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with proven ability to set out, analyse and discuss complex issues clearly for a wide audience and to translate data into recommendations.
  • Strong problem-solving skills demonstrating the ability to understand discuss and present complex issues
  • Proven ability to deliver multiple objectives within short time frames and to high standards
  • Able to devise, develop and undertake modelling scenarios using data on the development of trainee paediatricians to anticipate demand for education and training
  • Excellent understanding of Child Health Services and structures in the UK, with detailed knowledge of the child health workforce, both medical and non-medical, and workforce planning processes

Your Experience:

  • Strong experience of data manipulation and specifying information systems and developing user requirements, advanced Excel and Access skills and familiarity with other statistical analysis tools
  • Strong experience of using specialist qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills and knowledge to exercise judgement on the use of appropriate methodologies for data collection and analysis
  • Experience of taking a lead role in working with and managing a wide range of people at all levels of an organisation and strong experience of working with a variety of teams across an organisation.
  • The ability to deputise for the Workforce Information Manager at strategic level both within and outside of the College.


To apply, please fill out an application form and optional equal opportunities found on our website and send this to our recruitment address.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is a Disability Confident and Stonewall Champion Employer

Closing date: 9 am on 26 July 2017

Interviews will be held: 2 August 2017

No agencies, please