Project Manager

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year Per annum inc
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Job summary

North London Cardiac Operational Delivery Network - Project Manager - Band 7

An exciting maternity cover opportunities are available in the North London Cardiac ODN, on a 12-month fixed-term contract to deliver significant change across Cardiology services.

The post holder will be responsible for managing various workstreams and projects within the ODN, working with clinicians and managers across multiple providers and partners to ensure provision of the best possible patient experience and service delivery.

The post holder will take a lead on projects, responsible for planning, day-to-day delivery, and subsequent performance management. Adjusting plans as necessary to ensure that risks and issues are managed, and benefits are delivered.

The post holder will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective management of interdependencies and effective delivery of objectives.

It is expected that the projects managed by the post holder will change over time as the as the portfolio of work changes.

It is essential that the post holder has experience of:

Successful strategic management in a complex organisation

Experience of delivering projects and/or service improvement in an operational environment

Ability to work effectively across boundaries and drive change

A number of training and development opportunities exist internally and externally to Barts Health, and you will be supported to achieve your ambitions in this role.

Main duties of the job

The North London Cardiovascular Networks bring together partners from across North London and neighbouring east of England to drive clinically-led improvements in outcomes and quality of care across patient pathways, in patient experience, and in value for money. The networks support organisations, clinicians and patients by providing access to specialist resources and expertise, including objective analysis and advice on strategic change and co-commissioning. This clinical leadership enables partnership working to achieve benefits, in particular reconfiguration of pathways through prioritisation of interventions which will result in significant savings, contributing to the delivery of high quality, cost effective patient care.

The elements within the Networks include the Cardiac Operational Delivery Network, NHS primary, secondary and tertiary providers, ICS and CCGs of north west, north central and north east London, patient and public voice, third sector. The work programmes are harmonious and interrelated, creating a streamlined, yet holistic, solution to strategic and operational improvements in cardiovascular services in north London, with reach into east of London. All of which aim to:

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every ind

Job description

Job responsibilities

Project Management
  • Support the production of project plans that deliver agreed milestones and objectives.
  • Support the development of business cases, including feasibility studies, outline business cases (OBC), and detailed scheme designs.
  • Provide project management expertise to the individuals in the project team and ensure that the leads have clear responsibilities, priorities, timescales and track delivery.
  • Organise project meetings, ensuring that regular meetings are established, reports are produced and disseminated in a timely way and actions are followed up.
  • Lead service level workshops with admin, management and clinical teams. Produce presentation material and follow up information to introduce change projects and delivery plans.
  • Communicate information on the delivery progress of the project(s) to key stakeholders as required.
  • Provide scheduled highlight and exception reports per project, tracking milestones, for circulation to more senior project leads
  • Identify risks and support actions to mitigate these in order to ensure successful delivery to time, cost and quality.
  • Use appropriate project management practices in order to deliver the project.
  • Organise and monitor project resources to ensure their effective use while delivering against agreed objectives.
  • Co-ordinate minutes, agendas and papers for distribution in preparation for meetings, ensuring this is done in a timely manner.
  • Support evaluation and audit of projects across sites and organisations.

Financial management
  • Support the management of contracts, specifications for tenders and awarding of new contracts.
  • Manage a delegated budget for own area of work to ensure best value for money, including signing off invoices, monitoring expenditure and providing budgetary reports.
  • Actively monitor expenditure against budget and address problems at an early stage.
  • Support the commissioning and procurement of products, equipment, services, systems and facilities, as required for the delivery of the project.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of managing successful project and / or operational performance and improvement; including the development and monitoring of output and outcome measures.
  • Project management experience in managing services including design, development, implementation and management of change in a multiple stakeholder environment.
  • o Experience of managing complex budgets from a range of income sources and demonstrable evidence of individual, team, financial, process and change management.



  • Knowledge of operations and / or project management methodologies and techniques.
  • Knowledge of contract management.
  • Understanding and track record of successful change and project management
  • Effective people and project management skills.
  • Use analytical and judgement skills including understanding and application of complex statistical and numerical data.
  • Work flexibly, prioritise workloads and resource them in response to o changing demands and requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (written, oral, presentation, facilitation), networking and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and delegate effectively
  • Ability to find innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems
  • o IT literate, including competency in MS Office programmes and in particular in Excel and MS Project



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience
  • Formal qualification in Project management (PRINCE 2) to practitioner level or equivalent
  • Evidence of recent Continuing Professional Development

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