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Project/Programme Manager

Location

Flexible

Main Responsibilities: 

  • All aspects of planning and deploying complex healthcare IT systems and services at NHS Trust and Health-Community level, including the management of the client and 3rd parties
  • Ensuring buy in to the plan from all parties, including client and 3rd parties
  • Presenting & reporting to Project Boards and Senior Management
  • Achieving milestone sign off; aspects of which may have dependencies upon the client and 3rd parties
  • Identifying and managing project issues and risks and escalating appropriately.
  • Ensuring the overall solution, including operational procedures and workarounds is ‘fit for purpose’
  • Direct management of team(s) (including client and 3rd party) to deploy the solution
  • Providing demonstrations and workshops to the client to encourage team work between supplier and client
  • Team-building and working with colleagues from System C and other companies
  • Providing consultancy around Change Management aspects of the project
  • Identifying new areas of business or interest for System C and provide input to bids and proposals
  • Accountable for a range of projects managed by project managers, or a complex programme of delivery involving a range of modules and or subcontractors

Person specification

  • Degree educated or equivalent (significant work experience may be acceptable as a substitute for academic qualifications)
  • In depth knowledge of the NHS and Healthcare Information Systems
  • Understanding of the operational procedures within one or more care settings e.g., Acute Secondary, Acute Mental Health, Primary Care etc., and departments within the NHS
  • Understanding of the role of healthcare informatics in the delivery (and modernisation of) healthcare services
  • Project Management methodologies – PRINCE2 an advantage
  • Practical experience in the delivery of large-scale IT led business change projects, ideally in an NHS setting such as the replacement of a hospital or mental health system
  • Medical/Clinical systems awareness or a clinical background an advantage
  • A successful and proven track record in working to tight deadlines in a busy challenging environment.
  • Experience of dealing with end users and prioritising outstanding tasks
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Significant experience in NHS or health care domain, typically 10+ years.
  • Experience of working in a consultancy role and/or communications with key stakeholders at board level in client organisations

Skills required

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills both orally and in writing.
  • Able to communicate and organise effectively at all levels; management, clerical and clinical
  • Ability to organise and co-ordinate areas of work for yourself and others.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and planning skills.
  • Self-starter with great determination and motivation to succeed.
  • Good commercial awareness.
  • Good time management and planning skills
  • Good teamwork, person-management and motivational skills
  • Ability to work within project constraints to ensure that milestone and delivery dates are met
  • Able to work away from home and willingness to travel essential

Applications

Please apply in writing, sending a covering letter and CV to hrrecruitment@systemc.com