Transformation Project Manager

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Welwyn Garden City
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
26 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are recruiting a band 7 Transformation Project Manager to join our Transformation Team:

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic transformation project manager. We are keen to hear from you whether you are experienced in a similar role and looking for a new challenge or more diverse experiences as well as if you are looking for a development opportunity to stretch and build on what you have done previously.

The Transformation Team is an essential part of making improvements to the way in which we deliver care, in partnership with our system partners. We are a very highly regarded team in HCT and are involved in leading and supporting a wide variety of projects and programmes that have a direct impact on the experiences and outcomes of our service users. We are a supportive and friendly team, keen to support the development of team members.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will manage the successful delivery of a range of projects and work areas across Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT). The post holder will work across the Trust providing support for projects that are both internal and external facing, will analyse requirements, support the governance and enable new and improved ways of working that supports our delivery of safe and high-quality patient care.

The post holder will use their experience and demonstrable project management skills to ensure that projects are well planned, efficiently implemented and pre-determined benefits are realised. They will work in collaboration with senior colleagues, clinicians, technical subject matter experts, frontline staff and a range of colleagues from within the Trust and from partner organisations and commissioners.

We are really keen to hear from you if you think that you meet the job description, particularly with the following skills and experience:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding stakeholder engagement and management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • The curiosity to ask questions and look at information to understand challenges and opportunities for improvement
  • Experience of leading successful change, working collaboratively with senior leaders and a wide variety of colleagues.
  • Expertise in project and programme management methodologies with the initiative and flexibility to implement different methodologies as appropriate

About us

A big thank you for considering joining us at Hertfordshire Community NHS TrustYou'll find it a great place to work with many benefits offered to you as a member of our staffWe put our patients, their families and carers at the centre of our vision - Outstanding Services and Healthier Communities Our staff are proud to be Innovative, Caring and Agile in their work to help achieve the Trust visionWe welcome diversity in our workforce and are interested in applicants from all backgrounds and agesWe don't want you to miss out so we'd like you to know that if we have a high level of interest in this role, the vacancy may close prior to the advertised closing date, so please make your application as soon as possible - Apply nowYou've made a great decision to apply to join to HCT - we're looking forward to taking the next steps of the journey with you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Manage all project resources and relevant project documentation ranging from project start-up, progress reports, risk and issue logs and project close-down reports
  • Maintain and manage project plans for all allocated projects.
  • Communicate project progress, including to any relevant programme boards, celebrating progress and effectively escalating challenges to seek support and solutions
  • Ensure the project remains on track to deliver outcomes in line with time, cost and quality constraints.
  • Establish and manage relevant project meetings to ensure the proper functioning of the project
  • Use own creativity, ingenuity, ideas, and analysis of relevant data to support colleagues to identify best practice and possible improvements
  • Actively contribute as a vital member of the Transformation Team and wider Strategy Directorate, enthusiastically supporting colleagues and attending and contributing to team and directorate meetings
  • Supporting our desire to continuously improve, members of the Transformation Team are supported to develop, learn and improve. All team members then have a key role in bringing any learning back to the team to support the development of others

  • Whilst it is not a legal requirement, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust encourages and supports all staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

    We are committed to supporting flexible working options for staff, wherever possible, and welcome discussions on flexible working patterns to support our staff to maintain a healthy work life balance.

    Person Specification



    • Educated to Masters Degree level or equivalent knowledge and experience.
    • Further training and experience in project management e.g. LEAN, PRINCE2 or equivalent skills demonstrated through experience


    • Other relevant qualifications or further training demonstrating commitment to continual professional development and improvement



    • Extensive project management experience including developing all key documentation and delivering change within agreed timescales
    • Experience of designing and delivering service improvements
    • Experience of working with and effectively engaging a variety of stakeholders, including senior leaders at a senior level in a large organisation
    • Experience of planning and facilitating meetings and workshops, designed to achieve specified objectives


    • Experience of leading or supporting projects within and NHS or public sector environment



    • Highly developed oral and written communication skills with the ability to persuade, influence and negotiate to achieve successful outcomes
    • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to use and analyse data to draw conclusions and develop recommendations
    • Highly developed interpersonal skills with highly attuned understanding of different audiences and sensitivities
    • Ability to understand complex information with a curiosity to ask relevant questions and use data to further insight

    Personal Skills


    • Ability to work on own initiative and organise own and others workload, allocating work as necessary
    • Discretion, integrity and trustworthiness
    • Ability to cope calmly and sensitively to stressful situations

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