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IISS Project Manager

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a project manager to join our Imaging Infrastructure Support Service (IISS) at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS). The primary focus will be responsibility for oversight and delivery of projects related to the IISS programme working in close collaboration with siemens healthineers and the IISS programme manager.

The IISS team have a diverse portfolio, from imaging department redesign to equipment selection and installation, as well as the day-to-day management of Trust party damage events. You will need a high degree of motivational skill, have a strong working knowledge of a radiology department and a sound understanding of the capability of the technologies.

If you have previous experience in these areas whilst being able to manage a diverse group of stakeholders, we would love to receive your application.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

About us

What we can offer you

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees can access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live, and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Proactively lead, plan and implement IISS programme in conjunction with the IISS programme manager. The post holder will be responsible for leading and co-ordinating multiple projects involving imaging department redesign, equipment selection and installation and supporting clinical teams in decision making.
  • Be a point of contact for clinicians in relation to IISS programme and equipment updates
  • interact with both Trust and Siemens healthineers close colleagues
  • Analyse complex, sensitive and conflicting information and datasets including activity and patient flows, demand/capacity and performance data. Present information appropriately to the audience to enable them to take action.
  • On a day-to-day basis they will be responsible for the management of Trust party damage events ensuring timely replacement and communicating findings to the clinical teams to ensure that further damage is minimised, and appropriate controls put in place
The postholder must have knowledge and experience of NHS Radiology services. They must:
  • possess excellent communication skills and an enthusiasm for working collaboratively with others,.
  • show attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines.
  • be able to provide professional project management expertise using appropriate tools and techniques
  • be able to demonstrate experience in the manipulation of architect drawings and reviewing possible options.
  • be able to use change management skills and experience to achieve outcomes and objectives.
  • have the ability to analyse complex, sensitive, and conflicting information and datasets including activity and patient flows, demand/capacity and performance data. Presenting information appropriately to a multi- disciplinary audience to enable them to act.
  • Experience in gathering and analysing information and requirement and proficient in the use of MS Office and the suite of applications


Interviews will be held on Thursday, 22 June 2023

Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.

Person Specification



  • First Degree or equivalent experience/diplomas
  • Strong working knowledge of radiology and the department including patient pathways and processes
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of the capability of the technology including modality output specifications


  • Sound knowledge of the NHS and trusts strategic vision and values. Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience of undertaking a project within radiology



  • Experience of working in a senior role and managing challenging situations on a daily basis
  • Experience of working in a clinical setting, managing complex and competing workloads
  • Excellent organisational and planning abilities
  • Problem solving and solution focussed approach
  • Evidence of leading and implementing change, influencing behaviour, collaborative working with others
  • Ability to motivate and influence other from a range of professional backgrounds and levels of seniority
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet tight deadlines
  • A self-starter, able to work with minimal direction. Knows when to take the lead in situations and when to encourage others take lead roles
  • Well-developed influencing skills, able to motivate and empower others
  • Analytical: Ability to analyse complex problems in detail, interpret complex information, and develop practical and workable solutions to address them
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyse and interpret technical, sensitive or contentious information and present this to a variety of audiences
  • Managing change: Ability to lead project teams to effect change in rapidly changing environments, to achieve agreed goals
  • Calm and logical thinker
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Project management: Ability to scope, plan and manage a suite of projects
  • Professional self-awareness and awareness of the needs of others
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and resilient Personal integrity
  • Intellectual flexibility
  • Confidence
  • Commitment to the Trust's goals
  • Team player


  • Confident negotiation skills and the ability to deliver contentious information in a sensitive manner, sometimes in hostile situations
  • Ability to chair meetings
  • Ability to work under pressure to agreed timescales in a busy environment
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written with influencing, negotiation and diplomacy skills

Values and behaviours


  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust


Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road


SO14 2AA

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