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Professionals Regulation Manager (Legal)

General Pharmaceutical Council
Canary Wharf, London (Greater)
£47,047 - £60,300 per annum plus benefits
Closing date
28 Feb 2021
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Professionals Regulation Manager (Legal) -
12 months fixed-term-contract

We are looking for a Professionals Regulation Manager (PRM) with a legal background to lead and manage the performance of a professionals regulation team in the end to end management of fitness to practice cases.

Closing date: 28 February 2021 (12pm)

Interview dates: w/c 8 March 2021

Salary: £47,047 - £60,300 per annum plus benefits, depending on skills and experience

Location: Canary Wharf, London (currently home-based)

Hours: 35 hours per week, from 9.00 to 5.00, Monday to Friday.

The role

The PRM will work as part of the wider professionals regulation team and be responsible for the development and line management of a multidisciplinary team including two or more Professionals Regulation Lawyers and one or more Case Officers and/or Senior Case Officers.

The post holder will also be required to assist in the development of the GPhC’s policies, procedures and processes to support achievement of quality, timeliness and efficiency objectives. This role is a 12 month fixed-term-contract opportunity with the possibility of extension.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Significant experience of successfully managing people and their performance, including business planning and objective setting; making the best use of people’s skills to achieve business objectives whilst motivating and developing staff.
  • Proven track record of managing performance and process improvement to ensure delivery to required quality and timescales, as well as being able to identify and implement improvements to procedures and processes to enhance service delivery.
  • The ability to effectively manage, prepare and present cases before the GPhC’s Fitness to Practice Committee including all pre and post-hearing activities.
  • The skill to maintain up to date knowledge of fitness to practise, regulatory case law and best practice including any guidance issued by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) and briefing colleagues accordingly.
  • Experience of successfully managing and working with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Detailed knowledge of investigative methods, rules of evidence and the legislative and policy framework in the healthcare regulation environment.
  • The ability to assimilate, understand and interpret complex legislation in relation to medicines, controlled drugs and the practice of pharmacy.
  • Experience as a positive and proactive role model for change, striving for high standards and continuous improvement in the way work is done.
  • Proven track record in effective case management against agreed targets in a high-volume case load environment.
  • Experience at contributing to and drafting policy and procedural documents.
  • An unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

In return for their commitment and enthusiasm, applicants can expect a rewarding and challenging work environment, good work-life balance and workload plus an excellent benefits package [PDF 234 KB], that includes 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays).

About the GPhC

We are a respected regulatory body that regulates pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services.

Our organisation has a long-term vision and a desire for highly skilled and specialist staff. We are committed to providing workforce learning and development opportunities.

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, our staff are predominantly home-based for the foreseeable future. As an organisation, we are also exploring the possibilities of future flexible working options.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and are committed to holding ourselves to the same standards we expect of others.

Follow this link to see our privacy policy and understand how we collect, use and share your personal data during our recruitment process.

Applying for this role

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet each of the criteria for the role, and where you found out about this vacancy to:
Alternatively, please select apply now in order to submit your application.

In your email subject, please include your name and the role you wish to be considered for. Please note that applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

Please consult the job description document below to help you prepare your application:

Professionals Regulation Manager - role description [PDF XXX KB]

We welcome applications from all sections of the community

And in particular from sections of the community currently underrepresented within our management teams, including applicants who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME).

We are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and being inclusive in all our work as a health professions regulator.

As part of your application for this role, please complete our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring form. This form is optional and you don't have to complete it; however it provides us with useful information for monitoring and reporting purposes and is strictly confidential. The information you provide on this form will not form part of any selection process and will not be shared with the selection panel.

Closing date: 28 February 2021 (12pm)

Interview dates: w/c 8 March 2021

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