Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Department: Communications and Corporate Support Directorate
Location: 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London
Salary: £37,000 + 32.5 days leave, final salary pension & excellent benefits
Job Type: Full time, 18 month contract
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.

We are currently seeking a dynamic Stakeholder Engagement Manager to drive a wide range of engagement activities. As a self motivated individual you will have a creative approach to developing and planning tailored campaigns that involve and engage members of the public and professionals. In addition you will assist the HTA’s Strategy and Quality team in strengthening HTA horizon scanning arrangements to allow for better use of data and intelligence for strategic business planning.

There will be close working with colleagues across the HTA requiring strong interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly establish yourself quickly in the role. Therefore a flair for building relationships and the confidence to influence at a senior level is essential. You will also have experience in analysing complex data, as well as the ability to translate information to deliver clear briefings.

The successful candidate 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 activity alongside supporting longer term policy and quality improvement projects.

Closing date for applications is 9:00am, 21 April.

In order to apply for this post you should send an up to date CV together with the following: Please indicate 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. You should use the headings below to focus your statement on our core competencies. You have a maximum of 300 words for each of the following areas to explain why you are the best person for this role:

  1. Why you are interested in this role
  2. Gaining awareness and Understanding
  3. Building relationships
  4. Inspiring confidence
  5. Compelling communication
  6. Concern for quality

Please also submit the HTA equal opportunities monitoring form. This is used to support the HTA’s equal opportunities policy and is not provided to the shortlisting panel. The HTA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The application and equal opportunities form should be returned electronically to recruitment@hta.gov.uk.

Salary Information

Salary: 
£37,000

Schedule

Closing date/time: 
21 April 2015 - 9:00am