Divisional Project Manager

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Divisional Project Manager - Division of Medicine, Diagnostics and Clinical Support Services

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Division of Medicine, Diagnostics and Clinical Support Services for a full time (37.5 hours per week) Divisional Project Manager (Band 7). Please refer to the attached job description and person specification.

Main duties of the job

The Divisional Project Manager will have the overall management of a number of the Divisions Transformation / Cost and Quality improvement projects to facilitate, support, and monitor the delivery of projects across all areas of the Transformation plan. This role will also be required to carry out a wide range of duties delegated by the Divisional Operations Director and/or Deputy.

The successful post holder will help the Division deliver key quality improvement projects and support the longer term programmes of work associated with the effective running of the Division. Applicants must be motivated, able to work at pace, build relationships and communicate across multi-disciplinary groups.

The applicant must be able to manage and deliver against project timelines across a varied workload and demonstrate project management methodologies and change management principles. A good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is essential, as is a positive attitude. This will be a diverse and rewarding role for the successful applicant, working across the breadth of the Divisions services.

About us

We are an acute hospital based on the scenic Norfolk Coast and surrounded by rural countryside, with easy access to the city of Norwich.

The Trust embraces a just and learning culture so as an employee you will be supported within the Division by enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff in an environment where staff feel supported and empowered to learn. To assist you in your role within the Trust, mandatory training and in-house courses are available.

We value individuals and encourage our employees to get the most out of their personal development and career, which in turn supports our hospital in delivering high quality health care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The James Paget University Hospital is undergoing an exciting period of transformation, ensuring that our staff are empowered to continue to deliver the very best quality of care to our patients and to meet the challenges of increasing demand and complexity, through innovative and integrated solutions at both a system and place based level.

We are seeking an experienced, ambitious and skilled Divisional Project Manager to join the Division of Medicine, Diagnostic and Clinical Support. There has been no better time to become an integral part of our leadership team as we focus on delivering high quality and effective services to our patients through innovative transformation.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Person Specification



  • Prince 2 Project Management



  • in depth experience of managing complex, major change/service improvement projects
  • Experience of leading change to patient services, delivering tangible sustained improvement working in an operational role
  • Proven track record of achievement in:- clinical improvement and behavioural change, proactive performance management, delivering challenging objectives to agreed deadlines, delivery of cost savings



  • Ability to collaborate constructively with internal and external partners, creating conditions for good partnership working
  • Ability to build rapport and credibility with clinical and managerial teams in the delivery of performance targets, service delivery and change programmes
  • Ability to monitor and regularly review a project information including financial savings
  • Demonstrate an ability to create and lead multi-disciplinary teams on project tasks

Personal qualities


  • Self-motivated - possesses high work standards, desire to do things better and differently, ability to measure progress against targets
  • Flexibility - comfortable with ambiguity and adaptable to ensure achievement of objectives within constantly changing situations and environments
  • Motivation - driven by a genuine desire to improve the cost effectiveness of the NHS as a whole and concerned for the quality, safety and / or appropriateness of patient services

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Paget University Hospital

Lowestoft Road


NR31 6LA

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