• Project Manager

    Job Locations UK-Basildon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/11/2018 4:57 AM)
    # of Openings
    Wilmington Healthcare
  • Company Outline



    At Wilmington plc, our vision is simple – we transform knowledge into advantage, keeping our clients at the centre of everything we do.


    Wilmington Healthcare is an unrivalled, single healthcare data, education and information resource with outstanding analytics capabilities. We provide our clients with market leading insight into local health economies, complemented by increased access to senior health stakeholders and the wider NHS which results in effective and actionable insights.


    Wilmington Healthcare comprises Wellards, Binley’s NHiS and HSJ.


    Job Role: Project Manager

    Location: Basildon, United Kingdom

    Closing Date:  *18/11/18


    At Wilmington Plc we know how critical our employees are to us achieving success, so we make sure we recruit great people to help us to maintain the trust of our customers and develop new, innovative products.  This is a place where you can truly progress. A place where you can be heard.  Here, combining know-how with a great attitude will give you the opportunity to succeed. We are able to offer exceptional career development opportunities #WilmingtonCareers and as such we are now looking for an experienced Project Manager to work within our Basildon based Project Management Team.

    Main Purpose of Role

    So what does an experienced project manager in Wilmington Healthcare actually do?


    It would probably be easier to say what you don't do in this role!


    If you are an experienced Project Manager who is looking for the next step in your Project Management career journey, this could well be what you are looking for.  We are looking for someone to help Wilmington Healthcare to achieve their business objectives so this is a high profile opportunity.


    You will need PM experience as you will be managing the end to end process of a variety of projects from Software Development through to Marketing and Consultancy.  We would love it if you came from a Healthcare Project Management background or similar specifically involving CRM data flows and service delivery, software development, data analytics, research, (NHS) Commissioning Excellence and Pharma Business Intelligence. Any previous experience in these and/or similar areas would be beneficial but if not, don't worry as long as you have project management experience, that's the main thing. 


    This is a truly autonomous PM role with complete ownership of small to medium sized internal and external projects across the breadth of the Wilmington Healthcare (WHC) portfolio of products and services.


    If you are the type of character who is comfortable challenging requirements, considering and mitigating project risks and who can manage often demanding stakeholders, then this could well give you the challenge you are seeking.  A Prince II or similar qualification would be helpful but it certainly isn't essential.  


    We're a fairly new team so it would be amazing if you could bring with you experience of managing Software Development, or digital IT projects but so long as you have the right attitude and good organisational project management skills, that's enough for us.


    We are looking for forward thinkers who are keen to help us to develop the processes we have in place already and who can work with their peer group to promote the exchange of ideas and initiatives in order to improve the way we work.


    It's a busy role so you'll need to be someone who can adapt to change and who is passionate about doing a good job whilst sometimes working under pressure.  While projects are typically managed remotely from a single location, there will be the need from time to time to travel across WHC sites (Basildon, London, Nottingham) and client/supplier sites as/when required by project.


    The need for strong influencing skills goes without saying but you also need to be a Project Management ambassedor, promoting the function internally as often as you can so that we can grow and develop our offerings meaning unlimited opportunity for you and the rest of the team to progress and take on even more diverse and varied projects.

    Skills and Experience Required

    What we need from you.

    • Experience of hands on complex project management comensurate with the role responsibilities detailed above

    • Exceptional organisational, prioritisation and problem solving skills

    • Can work proactively and autonomously taking personal responsibility in a high-paced high-pressured environment

    • Excellent verbal communications along with a high standard of written English language and Grammar
    • Excellent leadership and influencing abilities
    • Commercial Awareness and business acumen to support decision making requirements
    • Experience of managing and liaising with clients, stakeholders, suppliers and 3rd parties
    • Knowledge of project management methodologies (Prince2, APMP etc.) and best practice project management
    • Recognised Project Management qualification – e.g. Prince2, APMP desired but not essential


    What you get in return.

    At Wilmington Plc, we know how hard our employees work and the contributions they make to our business. As such we offer attractive packages that not only include some fantastic benefits such as performance related bonus, contributory pension scheme with life assurance, private healthcare, 25 days' annual holiday but also a flexible benefits scheme that allows you to tailor your choices to suit your needs (holiday purchase, gym membership, cycle to work and dining cards).


    We offer variety, development and an opportunity to be part of a committed group of colleagues. We operate an open environment where you’ll be encouraged to make an impact. At Wilmington, our collaborative approach means your great ideas will be welcomed and your great work recognised. 


    The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


    *Please note that this role may remain advertised until an offer of employment has been made.



    We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies.

    “We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity”





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