Project Coordinator- National Audits

The post holder will be expected to support the Audit managers with the delivery of the audits and to present findings to experts as well as assist in the preparation of reports and recommendations and quality improvement activities, which aim to support units to deliver high-quality clinical practice. They will also provide support and advice to expert working groups and networks developing quality improvement responses to audit results and to prepare data to underpin this.

Hours: 35 hours per week
Contact Type: Permanent
Salary Range: £32,669pa - £39,748pa – Grade 5
Location: 5 – 11 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8SH


In this role, you will:

  • Coordinate the collection of audit data in a manner that meets the needs of data end users working closely with the project manager and data suppliers.
  • Manage and monitor unit participation in the clinical audit. This involves devising and implementing methods for improving participation rates. The post-holder will also be expected to produce ideas and proposed methods for improving communication of audit activities with key stakeholder groups.
  • Lead on the implementation of sub-projects such as the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit Patient Reported Experience Measures, spotlight audit design. Working with the National Neonatal Audit and Epilepsy networks to define reporting requirements.
  • Act as a main point of contact for audit inquiries received from hospital units, regional network leads and stakeholder organisations as referred on from the audit project administrators.
  • Taking a lead in the data management, analysis and reporting processes of the spotlight audits.


Your Skills will include:

  • Proven  interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly establish and maintain good working relationships with health professionals 
  • Demonstrable  written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven High level of numeracy and ability to handle and interrogate large, complex datasets in Excel or statistical packages
  • Good attention to detail and high standards of accuracy
  • Proven  IT skills, particularly in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint

Your Experience:

  • Proven Experience of managing or providing high level support to projects in a health/social care related and/or academic environment
  • Proven Experience of producing high quality written reports, documentation and promotional information suitable for a range of audiences
  • Demonstrable Experience of engaging and communicating with stakeholders effectively
  • Proven understanding of the purpose of national clinical audits and data analysis of complex datasets

Project Coordinator – National Audits Job Description (PDF, 878KB)


To apply, please fill out an application form (MS Word, 70KB) and an equal opportunities form (voluntary) (MS Word, 93 KB). Send this to

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is a Disability Confident and Stonewall Champion Employer

Closing date: 16 January 2018, 9 am
Shortlisting date: 18 January 2018
Interviews will be held: 25 January 2018