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Medical and Nursing

Programme Manager / Policy Manager – Health and Social Care

£30000 - £40000 per annum

Job Title: Programme Manager – Health and Social Care

Location: London

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The company is the trade association which brings together people, companies, and organisations to realise the positive outcomes of what digital technology can achieve. With over 800 members (the majority of which are SMEs) across the UK, they create a network for innovation and collaboration across business, government, and stakeholders to provide a better future for people, society, the economy, and the planet. By providing expertise and insight, they support members, partners, and stakeholders as they prepare the UK for what comes next in a constantly changing world.

The Role:

With health and care systems around the globe facing increasing pressures, the use of digital technology has never been more important. The organisation has a vibrant Health and Social Care programme – working on behalf of a range of exciting technology companies who are revolutionising health and care, and they have partnerships with an array of central NHS bodies. This role acts as a link between the tech sector and policymakers and customers in health and social care, ultimately delivering maximum value to members.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the Health and Social Care Programme, reporting to the Programme Head. The position requires the ability to work on a large range of activities, from high profile research projects to supplier engagement events. You can expect to engage with senior officials and tech leaders from across the health and social care system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head of Programme in the implementation of the Health and Social Care Programme
  • Support the Head of Programme in delivering the objectives of the Health and Social Care Council, including the smooth running of Council meetings, and delivering stakeholder engagement activities
  • Successfully lead, manage and deliver the programme of industry events and meetings
  • Manage partnerships and relationships with key NHS and social care bodies
  • Raise the profile of the programme through effective use of comms channels such as regular newsletters, social media and ensuring regular content is available on the website
  • Manage a number of member accounts to help with retention and ensure members are maximising value from the wider membership
  • Assist the Head of Programme and membership team in the finding and recruiting of new members through research and articulating, explaining and selling the benefits of membership
  • Produce summaries of key policy documents and support the preparation of public policy submissions to regulatory reviews or government consultations
  • Work with relevant teams across the organisation to ensure they are supported in delivering their objectives and seek their input as necessary
  • Any other duties as required by the programme


  • A self-motivated individual who is comfortable leading several projects
  • A team player who is comfortable and able to work with relevant teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good at building relationships
  • Highly effective communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information effectively to a range of audiences
  • Has a can-do approach and comfortable working in a high pressure, fast paced environment with competing demands
  • Able to articulate, explain and sell the benefits of the organisation to a range of audiences from government to potential new members

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the Health and Social Care tech landscape and the positioning and role of the organisation
  • Strong knowledge of public policy and public affairs
  • Experience of writing reports, briefing notes, and responding to public sector consultations
  • Has a proven track record and experience of building and managing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of public affairs, ideally able to demonstrate a successful public policy outcome through using public affairs strategy

Desired Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the public sector tech market
  • Strong interest in the UK tech sector and the organisation’s mission
  • A proven track record of managing events ensuring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Has an awareness of tech companies’ business models and drivers

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to commencement of employment.

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