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PMO Project Manager

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum/pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
PMO Project Manager

Division: Corporate

Care Group: IT

Band: 7

Interview Date: Wednesday 14th June 2023

Please note this is a Fixed Term role for 12 months

We are recruiting for a Project Manager who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff. The ideal candidate will be highly organised, able to work to tight deadline and have a keen eye for details, experience of using Microsoft office packages is a big advantage.

No specific IT / PMO industry experience required but experience of working within a clinical setting would be highly advantageous for the role.

Main duties of the job

Within this role you will be delivering projects to agreed business outcomes within agreed time scales, budget and scope. You will be developing the project plan, deliverables and milestones to successfully deliver the business outcomes. As part of this role you will project manage and lead the delivery of clinical systems implementations which are part of the Transformation and Digital Strategy.

The successful individual will have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build excellent working relationships with stakeholders across the organisation and external partners.

This will involve the mapping and reporting of current service delivery requirements, resource provision and utilisation, income streams, operational performance data and processes.

Our values areBold,Every Person Counts,Sharing and Open andTogether. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide leadership and guidance on project delivery, championing excellence in support of continuous improvement within digital transformation.

To effectively Project Manage clinically focused information technology projects.

To work closely with the wider IT and Transformation teams in assessing the IT infrastructure capacity, resilience and support requirements.

Responsible for the planning, delivery and organisation of complex projects making use of appropriate project management tools and techniques.

Able to communicate to a range of stakeholders at all levels in a clear, concise and persuasive manner.

Ability to create reports showing complex data in clear and informative ways to a range of stakeholders at various levels of seniority.

Ability to present complex ideas verbally and visually.

Able to plan own time and prioritise effectively

Skilled in persuasive communications to get buy in from time limited individuals

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification/experience
  • PRINCE 2



  • Knowledge and understanding of Caldicott guidance and the Data Protection Act
  • A good knowledge of the use of information and information systems used in the NHS
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance and Information Governance



  • Demonstrable experience in delivering benefits through change
  • Management of Supplier relationships through the lifecycle of a project through until operational handover



  • Ensuring that full use is made of PRINCEs2 project methodologies, where appropriate and dependent on project specification, to ensure the successful rollout of the project.
  • Ability to identify risks and issues affecting any project and advise on mitigation
  • Ability to manage and lead a team

Values Based Question


  • Give an example of a time when you have gone the extra mile to help someone

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust


Medway Maritime Hospital

Windmill Road



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