Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Quality and Corporate Governance Manager

Department: Policy, Strategy and Communications Directorate
Location: 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London
Salary: £37,000 + excellent benefits
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Working pattern: 36 hours per week

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is the national regulator for organisations that remove, store and use tissue for research, patient treatment, post-mortem examination, teaching and display in public. We also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people. With the interests of the public and those we regulate at the centre of our work, we aim to maintain confidence by ensuring that human tissue is used safely and ethically, and with proper consent.

As our Quality and Corporate Governance Manager you will lead on and support a wide range of quality and governance work with the aim to develop and improve our corporate quality and governance functions. In addition you will be responsible for supporting our programme board, assisting us to develop and maintain project management tools as well as assist our Head of Corporate Policy and Strategy in providing support to the Authority.

Recent experience of quality management systems and processes, including the development, implementation and ongoing management of these will be essential, as is the ability to draft and present information in a clear and accessible manner.

The successful applicant will have a common sense approach to prioritising conflicting tasks and not be phased by managing a demanding workload. This will be essential so that you are able to successfully lead day-to-day operational activity alongside longer term governance and quality improvement projects.

How to apply

In order to apply for this post you should send an up-to-date CV and completed application form to together with a supporting statement indicating clearly why you want the role and how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the post as set out in the job description and person specification.

Please note: The HTA is not part of the NHS Guarantee Interview Scheme (GIS).

Salary Information

£37,000 + excellent benefits


Closing date/time: 
19 May 2016 - 9:00am
Last updated on: 11 May 2016