CLI453 - JAG D&T Project Manager

Posted: 26/03/2024 10:55
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £36,800 - £43,134
Location: London or Liverpool
Level: Professional
Deadline: 15/04/2024 23:59
Hours: 35
Benefits: For more information about our benefits, please see below
Job Type: Full Time fixed-term

Job title: JAG D&T Project Manager

Contract type:  Full time (35 hours per week), 12 month fixed term contract

Location: Liverpool or London

Salary: Grade 5. Liverpool: £36,800 - £39,858. London: £40,076 - £43,134. Please note, for internal applicants the salary will be reflected by pay and award policy

Working arrangements:  35 hours per week between 8am and 6pm. Hybrid working - you will be required to work in the office a minimum of 6 days per month. 

An exciting opportunity is available for a dynamic individual with a passion for projects that challenge and invigorate. The accreditation unit at the RCP is looking for a talented project manager to join them in the Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG) data and training team.

JAG  was established in 1994 to improve endoscopy services through clinical accreditation and develop training and support for the endoscopy workforce. You will be responsible for overseeing the training aspect of JAG, which includes:

  • Endoscopy medical trainee certification (JETS)
  • A training programme for nurses and other health care professionals (JETS Workforce)
  • The accreditation of bowel cancer screeners (BCSA)
  • A new administrative competency framework

About the role

You’ll work closely with internal colleagues across the AU, as well as colleagues in finance, policy, IT, HR and communications. You’ll have a key role in working with external colleagues including clinical leads, clinical teams across the UK and sub-contractors, such as our website provider. You will oversee a team including a project coordinator and two administrators. You’ll work with the JAG accreditation team to ensure that trainee development and workforce considerations are effectively considered as part of the accreditation process. 

You will take responsibility for the planning, delivery, development and evaluation of projects, including communicating impact and ensuring good governance through reporting to governance groups and stakeholders. You will be responsible for the line management of 1-2 team members.

About you

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • Proven experience in project management with demonstrable project management skills.
  • Experience of working across more than one project simultaneously, managing work within resources and its delivery to the satisfaction of stakeholders.
  • Experience of working in a busy team, delivering work at pace and ensuring high levels of customer service
  • Experience of working within a governance framework that includes reporting to a Board
  • experience of building high-quality working relationships, including working with virtual teams and multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to negotiate on difficult and controversial issues with senior stakeholders, using tact and excellent diplomacy skills.

With desirable experience in:

  • The wider health service and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Management and/or project management qualification

About us

The RCP is a patient-centred and clinically led organisation whose core mission is to improve patient care and reduce illness. Our vision is for everyone to have the best possible health and healthcare.

The Care Quality Improvement Department supports the RCPs strategic aim to improve care for patients. It utilises a variety of methods and approaches to drive improvements in activities, influences the quality of clinical practice via ambitious work programmes that are delivered via constituent teams.

About the Accreditation Unit (AU)

The AU comprises around 22 staff and 80 external accreditation assessors who work across six clinical areas. The AU is highly experienced and credible at leading professionally led and patient-centred clinical accreditation programmes as well as developing training packages for the endoscopy workforce. Each accreditation programme is clinically led and supported by a multi-disciplinary steering group that includes patient representation. Th AU also hosts several large databases to support healthcare decision making, accreditation programmes and development of the endoscopy workforce.

Accreditation is a method of improving the quality of healthcare by assessing clinical services in relation to agreed standards. JAG D & T is part of a wider Accreditation Unit, and we pride ourselves on our dedication to delivering high-quality work and making a difference. We have a culture of involvement; everyone’s views matter and we want you to contribute your ideas and help shape and improve what we do.

For further information about the role, please view the Job Description and Person Specification.  


The basics

  • 29 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • group personal pension plan with 7% employer contribution
  • interest-free season ticket loan
  • hybrid working (a minimum of 6 days per month in the office)

Health and wellbeing

  • employee assistance programme – 24/7 advice and support for any work-related issues as well as any problems affecting your home life
  • occupational health team – includes employment and work-related health assessments, health checks and workstation assessments
  • cycle to work scheme
  • corporate eye care scheme with Optical Express.


  • professional training and development opportunities
  • staff discounts platform – including discounts on cinema tickets and a range of high street brands summer and Christmas staff days.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the job description. Please note that applications submitted without a cover letter will not be shortlisted. If you have any queries about the application process or the role, please email 

Closing date: Monday 15 April 2024

Interview date: Starting 02 May  2024

Early applications are advised as the vacancy may close before the deadline if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

The RCP positively encourages applications for suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

The RCP is all about our people - our members, our staff, our volunteers and leaders. We educate, influence and collaborate to improve health and healthcare for everyone and know we can only do this by being inclusive, encouraging and celebrating diverse perspectives. that's why welcoming and having people who represent the 21st century medical workforce and the diverse population of patients we serve is so important to us.