Urology Project Manager

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Job summary

This is an exciting secondment/fixed term opportunity for a project manager to join our Surgical Division to support with opening Kettering General Hospital's new Urology Investigation Unit.

The key purpose of the post is to support the Urology Service deliver its new unit within the designated timescales and financial boundaries.

The post holder will be fully embedded within the Urology service and the Surgery Division as an integral member of the operational teams and must have the gravitas to lead the delivery of this project through effective engagement and collaborative working with the divisional clinical, financial, and operational leaders to drive and deliver improvement opportunities.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help design and implement a service that will significantly improve the quality of care we are able to provide to our patients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the project, ensuring appropriate planning and success metrics are developed and maintained in order to successfully deliver the new unit.

The post holder will work closely with multidisciplinary teams to support development of a clear and well-defined project proposal, which are aligned with the projects dynamic strategy.

About us

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey.Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Project Management

Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

Ensure that benefits identification and management processes are integral to the management of projects.

To identify, plan and manage project resources to meet all key milestones and assign responsibilities accordingly.

Identify risks and issues, reporting and responding to them in an appropriate manner through the Surgery Division. This includes the development of contingency plans.

Ensure project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored. Documentation should include new information flows, system processes and business practices. Ensure reporting is developed for governance.

Work closely with relevant stakeholders with effectiveness and efficiency to enable the project(s) can be implemented on time and within budget. Work with the Clinical Director, Deputy Divisional Director and Business partner to manage budgets at a project level.

Ensuring that business as usual is maintained during the transition to the new unit, and that any changes are effectively integrated into the procedures within clinical areas.

Actively contribute to the realisation of benefits from delivering different ways of working enabled by delivery of the system.


Communicate complex information clearly, concisely, and persuasively, verbally and in writing.

Negotiate flexibly to ensure the best outcome for the patient and service staff.

Communicate effectively with staff within staff at all levels, external service provider representatives, and peer NHS organisation representatives.

Use appropriate technologies and techniques; communicate issues to a wide range audience, internal and/or external members, and providing guidance.

Professional/Personal Development

The post holder will need to develop and maintain their own knowledge of developments and legislation relevant to the service area and ensure that each function reflects current professional guidance and standards.

The post holder will take responsibility for his or her own professional development, identifying training and educational needs and agreeing ways of addressing these with the Deputy Divisional Director - Surgery.

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent level of training or experience


  • Qualified or completing a recognised Change Management methodology (e.g. QSIR, LEAN)
  • Qualified or completing a recognised Project Management qualification e.g., PRINCE2

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experiencing of managing complex projects
  • Experience and knowledge of formal project management methodologies
  • Ability to work independently and in a team orientated, collaborative environment.
  • Confidence in providing advice and constructive challenge at senior level
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and Report writing skills


  • Previous experience of working in an acute or Urology Environment
  • Project Management Qualification

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