Strategy Manager (Educations and Standards)

Opening Date:
9 Dec 2019
Closing Date:
18 Dec 2019
Salary Range:

Strategy Manager (Education and Standards)
Contract Status: 1 year fixed term contract
Salary: £45,994-54,111
Location: London W1

About us

We’re the independent regulator of the UK’s 690,000 registered nurses, midwives and nursing associates. We set the qualifications students must achieve to step into their first job with the right skills and knowledge to look after patients, mothers, and the public with kindness, skill, respect and compassion.

Better and safer care for people is at the heart of what we do, supporting nurses, midwives and nursing associates across the UK to strive for the highest standards

By promoting professionalism, we help to inspire confidence among the public and pride among nurses, midwives and nursing associates. Held in high regard, they are able to act as leaders in their communities.

About the role

We are looking to recruit a Strategy Manager to working within our Education and Standards Directorate. We’re currently in the process of developing our new five year strategy, and this will be an exciting opportunity to help translate that strategy into the way the directorate works and functions.

The Strategy Manager (Education and Standards) will work the Director of Education and Standards to lead and support the Education and Standards Directorate response to the new NMC strategy. Working to support the operational, financial, performance and risk management of the directorate during the transition to the new strategy including reviewing our approach to how we design and deliver standards.

Over the last three years we have published the new standards for nurses, midwives and nursing associates and we are now looking at our standards for post-registration. This is therefore a fantastic opportunity to help shape and steer the sector, within an ambitious directorate.

Skills and experience required:

  • Proven management and leadership experience
  • Experience of developing and implementing standards
  • Experience of managing and reporting operational risk
  • Experience of quality improvement and change management
  • Experience of managing and improving operational processes and systems to challenging timescales
  • Experience of working with a range of external partners
  • Experience of budget management

Why work for the NMC?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We aim to recruit the right people in the right places and we value the contribution they make to the success of our organisation. In return, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. To find out further information, please look at our benefits page.

To apply

For more information about the role please read the job description and the person specification below.

If you feel that this role is for you, please apply below.

For any application related queries please contact

Closing date for completed applications:  Wednesday 18th December 2019 at 23:59

Interview Date: 7th January 2020

The NMC is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Contact information

Fahima Begum,

For further details please see the NMC website and download the job description at