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Associate Project Manager

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Seaton Delaval
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Job summary

The Associate Project Manager will be involved in the procurement and implementation of projects across a wide range of subject areas. At times, with the smaller scale projects the post holder will be called upon to manage and lead these projects. The post holder will also be involved in larger scale strategic projects supporting the Senior Project Managers by managing a work stream or particular element of a programme. The ability to manage multiple tasks is key as well as good organisational skills in this busy environment.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job
  • Projects range in cost from �5,000 - >�1,000,000.
  • Staff impacted by projects can range from 5 - 10,000.
  • Projects may last between several weeks and in excess of one year.
  • Staff involved in core project teams normally range from 5 - 7, larger projects can encompass 30 - 40 staff across all professional staff groups.
  • Analysis, planning and production of all relevant project documentation on receipt of a project mandate to deliver project goals.
  • Project manages projects or work packages as delegated.
  • In relation to individual projects the Associate Project Manager is required to report to the Senior Project Manager and the Project Board, headed by a Senior Responsible Officer.
  • Overall project progress is also reported through the standard and appropriate communication mechanisms.
  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within service. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which engages, enables and empowers others, uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality - opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way!

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Digital Strategy aims to enhance how the trust uses technology. The objective is to better support the patients, the clinicians, nurses, therapists, pharmacists and the wider teams who provide care.

The Associate Project Manager role is primarily to manage the procurement and Implementation of projects across a wide range of subject areas. The post holder will work with project stakeholders and senior staff to ensure the delivery of projects meets the quality standards required, is delivered within budget and to the prescribed timescales. The Associate Project Manager will:

1. Provide assistance or overall management for smaller scale projects.2. Manages, facilitates and monitors progress of projects.3. Manages performance improvement and service development.4. Manages small teams of project staff or a sub team where appropriate.

Person Specification



  • Knowledge of specific areas, acquired through degree or equivalent experience or training, plus further staff and project management knowledge to post graduate diploma level equivalent.
  • Degree or project management experience.
  • Qualification to PRINCE2 Practitioner level or equivalent.

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