Technical Project Manager (Scrum Master)

  • Full time
  • £38,674 – £46,435
  • London, Epsom, any other Diabetes UK Office or Home based
  • Closing 26th July 2021

  • Advertised from 6th July 2021
  • £41,792 - £46,435 (Based in Wells Lawrence House (London) or Diabetes UK’s Epsom Office) or £38,674 - £43,317 (Home-based or based in any other Diabetes UK Office)
  • diabetesuk/TP/9/618


This role will lead on not only the delivery of changes that come through the charity’s Information Systems (IS) team, but also be a champion for changing the ways of working with the team within projects. This role has the opportunity to make a real change within Diabetes UK by bringing our wide stakeholder group along on a journey to improve efficiency.

Role Responsibility

  • Manage the delivery of project outcomes relating to the IS team
  • Start and maintain weekly development/delivery cycles
  • Implement new ways of working within the IS team
  • Train IS team on best practice around project management and AGILE principles

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be an experienced AGILE project manager who has run projects using SCRUM development methodologies within teams with a broad number of responsibilities (across support and multiple projects). They should also have had significant involvement in projects that require cultural change within an organisation that brings about more efficient ways of working. Finally, we need someone who is not afraid of getting involved with the detail and really understanding the depth of what they are delivering.

What we can offer you:

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
  • Annual season ticket loan* (on completion of your probation period and if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme* (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

For the 4.8 million people in the UK with diabetes, there’s no day off. So, at Diabetes UK, we’re leading the fight every day, campaigning for better care, treatment and support. We won’t stop until diabetes can do no harm.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications. We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes. We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do. And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We’re very excited to have been placed in the top 30 best UK charities to work for, and in the top 75 best large companies in London.

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm. If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us?

Application notes

Closing date: 26th July 21

Interview Date: 29 & 30 July 21

To find out more about the role and to apply, please visit our website.