Join us as our Programme Manager

About the role

Our Programme Manager is a new senior management position in the IBD Registry that reflects both our fast growth and increasing maturity. The primary function of this role is to lead the ongoing and successful delivery of our projects and business functions.

You will be part of a small and growing and highly collaborative team, reporting directly to and working closely with the CEO, with key links with the Data Protection Officer, Clinical Leads (IBD doctors working in clinics, but who work part time with the Registry to advise and oversee) and external stakeholders and partners.

About you

To be successful in this role you will be a delivery-focused problem-solver, both organised and adaptable, with massive attention to details and a practical hands-on style. You will have senior experience in delivering of both projects and programmes, and be confident and competent working with technical and data projects.  You will have a strong academic qualification record, ideally including further qualifications in business or project management. Ideally you will have come from the healthcare or pharmaceutical industries, or as an alternative from a highly-regulated sector where both data protection and delivery are critical. Your most important attributes will be your rigour in thinking, readiness to learn and your ‘can do’ mindset. Above all, you need to believe in our mission and want to join us to make a difference: our small team makes a big difference in IBD across the UK and this needs to be more than ‘just a job’ for you.

Job offer details

This is a permanent role initially for 30 hours per week (can be worked over 4 or 5 days/week) and offering a salary between £32,000 – £45,000 FTE (40 hours) depending on relevant skills and experience.  As we are growing quickly, we intend to review the organisational need after the fixed term to see if there is a permanent role.



We make appointments at an initial salary level (90 or 95% of the proficient salary) or at the depending upon skills and abilities as assessed during the recruitment process. On successful completion of probationary period, proficient salary will be re-assessed).

We offer 25 days holiday each year plus 8 Bank Holidays (all FTE, pro-rata for part time); plus a 5% employer’s contribution to your pension.

Our fulltime (FTE) working week is 40 hours/week, and there may be a requirement to periodically work outside of standard office hours (usually remotely), for example, to fit in with clinical schedules.

Our office is in Epsom, only minutes from the station in brand new offices in a bright modern complex including library, cafes and restaurants.  Epsom itself is only 30 minutes train journey from Waterloo, Victoria and Blackfriars, 15 minutes from Wimbledon.

We are a young and growing company, and so there is great scope for skills development and real career development opportunity.


How to apply

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter setting out how you match our person description, and so are just the person that we are looking for (to , please)

We can only accept applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


 During the COVID-19 restrictions, our interviews will be by Teams video call.  Additionally, the successful applicant will be fully supported to work from home for the initial period where restrictions on non-essential travel are in place.

There is no fixed closing date for this role.  We want to appoint soon, but we also want to find the right candidate, and we will be shortlisting and inviting to interview on a rolling weekly basis by the end of each week (Fridays).  We will close the process when we have appointed a candidate.  Our interview process will involve a combination of two Teams video calls and 2-3 practical relevant tasks done offline, to allow you to demonstrate your ability in relevant key areas. This also aligns with how we work, which is very focused on end results.

IBD Registry Ltd is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee - Company Number 11197749.