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Project Manager, Band 6- Strategy and Transformation

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Job summary

An opportunity has arisen to recruit a Project Manager to join the Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust's Strategy and Transformation Team. The Project Manager will be expected to lead the design and implementation phases of major trust-wide & specialty improvement initiatives to support the delivery of the organisation's strategic objectives.

The post holder will be expected to work closely with Clinical and Operational teams to jointly design, test and embed change.The projects will range in size and scale and will be determined by the priorities of the organisation but will allow for a broad insight to the operations and governance of the Trust. Working within the creative environment of public health the individual will help to facilitate important and innovative change set out to achieve the 'best care for everyone'. The role allows for the individual to network with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, building and maintaining important relationships, and working creatively and dynamically. They will work within a team of experienced project and programme managers that are extremely supportive and encouraging and offer a good collaborative team ethic.

There are always opportunities available for development and progression largely supported by the team and line management. Our team lead on a wide variety of programmes and projects from service improvements, site developments, strategic design and execution to innovative service implementation

Main duties of the job

This is an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager to join a team with a wide and varied remit responsible for leading clinical and corporate projects. The post holder will be responsible for delivering appropriate project documentation and delivering progress updates across multidisciplinary teams, ensuring milestones are met and risks mitigated and/or managed where possible. Therefore, the individual will need the ability to work under pressure and respond to short timescales.

They must be credible, flexible and innovative, with project and change management skills, ideally developed in healthcare or other fast-moving environments. The role will require good planning and organisational skills, specifically the development of clear and pragmatic plans for delivering complex projects related to public health.

The post holder should be able to demonstrate good communication skills and be pro-active and motivated to lead others whilst also working to varied senior managers and clinical leads, sometimes with competing priorities.

About us

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the largest employer in the county and with over 8,000 staff, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK. We offer a generous annual leave allowance, excellent bank rates, access to the excellent NHS Pension Scheme, discounts for local shops, restaurants and services, access to our health and well-being hub, access to our two on-site nurseries, flexible working options, discounted public transport, reward and recognition schemes, exercise and activity classes and membership to our popular hospital choir.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key Result Areas:

To proactively manage and lead projects of work aligned with the Strategic Objectives of the Trust. - In achieving this, the post holder will be guided in most situations by Trust objectives, policies and procedures, and wider national requirements but will need to be able to interpret, apply and implement these locally and to align with the change being implemented.To develop and performance manage project plans with clear outcomes / benefits identified and all links and dependencies established.


Highly developed interpersonal, communication, negotiating and influencing skills demonstrated through experience of working in complex and demanding environments, including the ability to persuade senior clinicians (or equivalent), and managers to adopt new ways of working.Ability to organise and plan a highly complex range of multi-faceted activities with a significant number of links and inter-dependencies.

Person Specification



  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience


  • Project related accreditation or qualifications. e.g., Prince 2, Agile, Managing Successful Programmes, Change Management
  • Service improvement related accreditation or qualifications. e.g., LEAN, Six Sigma



  • Experience of working in the NHS (or similar fast moving, customer focused, quality led environment), with demonstrable experience leading complex change and service development
  • Demonstrable experience of working with clinicians (or other professional body), and operational staff groups, securing early and consistent engagement


  • Demonstrable experience in leading change and service improvement initiatives

Knowledge/ Skills


  • Involvement in service improvement initiatives that work to tight timescales
  • Evidence of strong team working across divisional and organisational boundaries
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and programme and project management software to enable production of high-quality reports to project boards and other audiences
  • Knowledge of basic service improvement tools and techniques including process mapping, financial and data analysis, process and pathway redesign, working with groups, redesigning roles, defining and measuring improvements

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