Strategic Professional Engagement Manager
Full time (34.5 hours) or Part time opportunities as per region below.
Salary: £56,500 - 62,500 (London) or £53,000 - 59,000 (National)
We welcome a conversation with you about the flexible working options available at Macmillan. Home-based with frequent travel across the Geographic location in which the role is based and across the UK. You must either live in or live close to the geography that you are applying for as frequent travel is required. We anticipate this to be approximately 3 days per week. Successful candidates will receive a car allowance.
Geographic locations are:
Scotland and Northern Ireland (Full time)
North & North West England (Full time)
Midlands (Full Time)
London and South East (Full time)
South West (3 days)
Wales (3 days)
Are you an inspiring values led leader who is passionate about delivering and developing dynamic networks, best practice forums and communities of practice so that our Macmillan Professionals are supported to deliver high quality Macmillan experiences for people living with cancer? Do you have experience of bringing teams together and fostering a culture of change and continuous improvement?
If so, this could be the role for you!
We are striving to do everything that we can to ensure that our 11,000 valued Macmillan Professionals receive the absolute best professional engagement offer to support them to support the people living with cancer they care for.
We want our professional engagement offer to be best in class and to ensure that our Macmillan Professionals are engaged champions and have opportunities to develop in dynamic ways through forward-thinking communities, networks, and best practice forums.
About the role
This is an exciting new role that will join the Geographic Senior Leadership Team to support the advancement of the dynamic professional engagement strategy and the priorities of the geography.
Macmillan Professionals are central to our organisational and geographic aims. They provide vital information, emotional support, and personalised care and as we seek to deliver more for people living with cancer in increasingly challenging times, working through our professionals and partners in the most effective and impactful way is essential.
The post-holder will create and deliver communities of practice, professional forums, peer support activities and best practice events across a geographical area by working collaboratively with the Senior Geographical Leadership team, Head of Professional Engagement and Head of Professional Development and Knowledge. They will determine local priorities and identify audiences in collaboration with the geographical senior leadership team.
These dynamic communities will be a catalyst for change, creativity and best practice and will leave participants inspired, confident and supported to deliver the absolute best person-centred care for people living with cancer.
You will have exceptional people and leadership skills and bring a wealth of experience of leading change, facilitation, continuous quality improvement and co-creation.
You will have a deep commitment to our purpose of improving the lives of people living with cancer through our Macmillan Professionals. You will be an inspiring collaborator, be able to work in a matrix environment and communicate and influence to deliver our quality improvement aspirations and our person-centred care agendas through multiple professionals, teams, and systems.
You will understand the complex environments in which our Macmillan Professionals operate and understand the issues and challenges that they face.
It would be a major asset if applicants brought a strong understanding of the health and social care landscape from a similar background.
We are striving to build a more diverse representational organisation, and we have noted that we are under-represented when it comes to those that identify as disabled, have an impairment or health condition and also those who identify as Black, Asian or another minority ethnic group. We are also under represented with those who identify as LGBTQ+.
We welcome applications from everyone who meets the criteria, but would also strongly encourage applications from individuals from groups where we are currently under-represented to help us move forward in achieving our aim of building a more diverse organisation so that we can better serve all People Living with Cancer. We have in place an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and we have Organisational Values (see attached) which promote fairness and belonging for all. We also have a successful internal employee representation body; Our Voice and also 8 Employee Network groups to help us achieve a more engaged and inclusive organisation for all our people.
You must hold a UK drivers' licence to undertake this role and have access to your own vehicle.
At Macmillan, we support millions of people living with cancer in the UK to live life as fully as they can by providing emotional, practical, and financial support. Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do. We commit to actively developing you and our benefits include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave, interest free loans for season tickets and gym memberships and much more.
We want to create a workforce that is representative of the people we support, and who support us. We advocate for being an inclusive organisation, where everyone can feel that. We offer flexibility in our working locations, working hours and benefits so we can support you in your life and your career, and we welcome a conversation about how these options can best support you.
We offer a range of flexible working patterns, such as compressed hours, e.g., 34.5 hours in 4 days instead of 5, flexibility to work earlier or later around our core working hours of 10am-4pm and more options.
To ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed so that shortlisting is based solely upon the suitability of the candidate's experience.
Applications close at 23:59pm on Sunday 26th June 2022.
First stage interviews will take place Week Commencing 11th July 2022 via Microsoft Teams. There will be two interview stages.
For any support during the application or interview process please do speak to People Services where we are able to offer advice and/or recruitment adjustments.