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CRIU Programme Delivery Manager

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£66,718 to £76,271 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about data healthcare context? Do you thrive on working with innovative teams? The University College London Hospital / University College London NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is seeking a Programme Delivery Manager specialising in digital data and technology projects, with a focus on research. In this role, you will lead efficient project delivery and operational support, utilising your expertise in research and engineering management. Experience in data governance and working with software engineering teams is highly desirable.

Join the innovative Clinical Research Informatics Unit (CRIU) at UCLH/UCL, where we are transforming the use and impact of clinical data. As a pivotal element within the BRC, the CRIU facilitates research teams' access to critical clinical data, leveraging electronic health records and additional data resources. Anchoring the data and computational research realms of the BRC, the CRIU significantly contributes to advancing clinical and clinical informatics research.

Collaborate with leading clinicians and scientists dedicated to utilising data for research, all with the ultimate goal of making a tangible impact on patient care.

This position is classified as Grade 8b, offering a competitive salary ranging from �66,718 to �76,271 per annum, inclusive of HCAS. If you are ready to bring your skills to the intersection of technology and healthcare, apply now for a chance to be a key player in our transformative journey.

Main duties of the job

  • Work with technical leads to spearhead project delivery within UCL/UCLH BRC Clinical Research Informatics Unit, overseeing resource allocation and utilisation. This will include creating project plans which will require monitoring and adjusting as new research priorities emerge.
  • Coordination of operational management support systems, establishing synergistic work practices with UCLH and UCL staff.
  • Foster a positive team environment through mentorship, engagement initiatives, and promoting exceptional customer service.
  • Lead governance processes related to data access, working closely with Information Governance Teams
  • Conduct regular meetings with senior personnel to align work priorities, identify training needs, and evaluate performance of project staff.
  • Contribute to the efficient functioning of the CRIU, ensuring preparation of agendas, papers, and minutes for key meetings.
  • Lead and responsibility for creating standard operating procedures for delivery of projects related to data access
  • Ensure adherence to BRC Standard Operating Procedures and report regularly on operational progress and impact.
  • Maintain adaptability and flexibility, thriving in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture with a service-oriented mindset.
  • Analyse a range of options for technical solutions and make recommendations to the organisation on the best way forward. Due to the technical context in which this post holder operates this will require analysing highly complex facts.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Work with the Information Governance team to ensure that any applicable data policies are adhered to.
  • Location: UCL IHI (222 Euston Rd) and UCLH/UCL BRC (250 Euston Rd)

    The post holder may also be required to work at any location within the Trust.

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

*In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Masters level qualification and/or appropriate professional qualification or equivalent in a scientific discipline.
  • Good understanding of running technical projects in the digital data and technology space
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement, scope analysis, feasibility assessment, requirements specification, and software delivery/implementation


  • Good understanding of health informatics / within a healthcare setting
  • Good understanding of analytics in a healthcare environment for research and innovation
  • Good understanding of software development in a healthcare environment for research and innovation
  • Good understanding of electronic health records



  • Substantial relevant experience of managing complex technical projects in digital data and technology space
  • Experience of leading and supervising a team


  • Some understanding of biomedical scientific terms/ability to formulate documents that include scientific detail
  • Strong understanding of the clinical informatics environment

Skills & Abilities


  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with a wide-ranging audience.
  • Sound understanding of the issues affecting the Disciplines involved in this service area
  • Project management skills Track record of working closely with agile and diverse engineering teams
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills


  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of data access for research
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of NHS targets and other topical NHS issues
  • Experience in using project management tools such as GitHub, Slack etc

Personal Qualities


  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of data access for research issues

Other requirements


  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional development of self and others
  • Knowledge of equalities issues and strong commitment to the promotion of equality in employment.


  • An ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of current thinking and policy affecting health and public sector.

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


University College London Hospitals

250 Euston Road



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