Project Manager – Audit Data For Improvement Programme

Published: 25 Feb 2022

Closing date for applications: 18 Mar 2022 17:00

Location: Homeworking - HQIP is a homeworking organisation with excellent IT support. Travel into central London is required on an occasional basis (c. once a month) for scheduled corporate activity

Salary: Circa £35,000.00

Details: One year fixed term contract – part-time 0.5 WTE (18.5 hours)

Are you seeking a new challenge to help drive improvement in patient outcomes? Would you value an opportunity to develop your skills in a project-based role?…….then, we would love to hear from you.

The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) is an independent organisation established to promote quality in healthcare and in particular to increase the impact that clinical audit has on health care improvement. We manage NHS clinical work programmes on behalf of NHS England and other devolved nations. This includes the National Clinical Audit & Patient Outcome Programme (NCAPOP) which consists of over forty National Clinical Audits and clinical outcome review programmes.  We are supported by three parent organisations:  the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, The Royal College of Nursing and National Voices.

We are a small, friendly team working from home in a fast paced environment and are seeking a half time project manager to join our team. You will work with teams in Medical Royal Colleges, Universities, NHS England and the CQC to enable data we commission to be reused for national and local healthcare improvement and regulation. If you have had previous experience in project and / or data management, are seeking a new challenge and have the relevant experience and skills, we would love to hear from you.

Project Manager – Audit Data for Improvement Programme

Our work focuses on the following key strategic areas:

  • Using best management and procurement practice, we commission, manage, support and promote national and local programmes of quality improvement. This includes the National and Local clinical audit programmes, the Clinical Outcome Review Programmes and the National Joint Registry on behalf of NHS England and other healthcare departments and organisations.
  • We encourage wide use of robust data for quality improvement of care, offering patient choice, promoting patient safety, supporting revalidation and service accreditation, commissioning, service redesign, and research
  • We inform and influence national healthcare policy by effectively communicating our work and that of our partners
  • We support healthcare professionals to review and improve their practice by providing opportunities to share best practice
  • We ensure that patients and carers are at the heart of our work  through continued, strategic involvement  in all relevant processes and projects


The Audit Data for Improvement work stream at HQIP brings together a portfolio of projects in which HQIP collaborates with other national agencies to share the findings from our programme with other initiatives that use health data to measure and improve services. It enables the results to reach a wider range of audiences, and to be used alongside other relevant data to enhance impact on healthcare quality.

Key requirements of this position are:

  • Demonstrable experience and skills in working constructively with a range of stakeholders and senior subject experts
  • The ability to work independently and flexibly, referring upwards on complex decisions.
  • Experience in data manipulation and data management
  • Commitment to HQIP’s vision of data-driven healthcare improvement
  • Strong interpersonal skills including effective team working, diplomacy and sensitivity.

How to apply                                            

To apply, please download a copy of the job description and application form from and return the completed application form, together with the Declaration of Interest to [email protected].  CVs sent without a completed application form will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 18 March 2022 17.00

Interviews are planned for: 5 April 2022 

Due to the high volume of applications, feedback is only given to shortlisted applicants.

Further information

For further information about the post, please contact Yvonne Silove, Associate Director on [email protected]