Transformation Manager

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a perfect opportunity for someone from a nursing/clinical background who is looking to lead pathway re-design and build operational experience. You will be organised, flexible and operate with a can-do attitude.

You will provide a pivotal role in supporting teams to deliver change to services. The post holder will scope and plan multiple projects, working across both Hospital sites and alongside partner organisations. Leading and managing a range of projects, this role will give insight into how busy clinical services function and initiate and support innovation and service improvement.

Candidates with operational experience are encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with previous project management experience and/or quality improvement experience.

Leading and managing a range of projects, you will ensure that a standard project management approach is built into all aspects of the programmes they are involved in. Reviewing complex data, communicating data issues and accurately analysing and interpreting information to inform all aspects of work. Engaging with Clinical Teams in the design of patient pathways whilst taking account of the impact of new technologies and new working environments.

Main duties of the job

To support the Divisional Management Team in delivery of Divisional or Operational Strategic Projects (Such as ICS partnership projects, CIP projects, benchmarking work, transformational work with specialties and clinical pathways).

To support the Divisional Management Teams to update PMO processes such as project documentation/ plans, smart sheet, QIAs, DIF preparation.

To support the operational/ clinical lead on nominated schemes and develop schemes to meet Trust and national guidelines and standards. To contribute to business plans and the strategic development of Divisional services including supporting the project managed introduction of newly commissioned services, divisional operational plans and CIP schemes.

About us

The Medicine Divisional Management Team are highly motivated and supportive with a breadth of skills and leadership roles. You will have an opportunity to work with clinicians across all specialities and gain a greater understanding of the changing NHS landscape.

As a trust, we have 10000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients. Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.

Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.

You'll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you'd never have done. You'll learn about working in a hospital, interacting with people from all different roles to build skills & enhance your career path.

You'll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud of.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the Job Description listed below:
  • Project manage small scale projects/work streams within the Division
  • Work with Divisional Director or assigned clinical/ speciality lead to project manage work streams or support with transformation work, cost improvement work and improvement plans with the speciality teams.
  • Use bench marking data and work with divisional teams, with partner organisations and with corporate planning, finance and CI teams.
  • Work with planning and PMO to update smart sheet work and support DMTs with processes such as QIA and project updates templates
  • Range of ad hoc projects or ideas to be explored and worked up to assess potential for cost savings or transformational work
  • Manage small scale and speciality projects, developing and managing the plans, progress and report risk and issue management, budget management where appropriate
  • Liaise with appropriate functions across Divisions and in the ICS

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education


  • oDegree preferably and/or equivalent extensive knowledge in specialist areas or relevant experience
  • oProgramme/project management qualification or equivalent experience


  • oEvidence of continued professional development
  • oLean Six Sigma Green Belt/MSc Project Management or equivalent

Knowledge & Experience


  • oStrong track record in delivering and/or influencing change management, particularly where change is of a contentious nature
  • oExperience of budget planning
  • oStrong evidence of stakeholder engagement and project delivery across complex stakeholder relationships e.g CIP savings , transformation of clinical models
  • oSound understanding and practice in relation to information governance
  • oRobust knowledge, understanding and appreciation of national health and social care policy in order to better deliver LTH key projects but also to be able to anticipate emerging national policy/clinical model changes, interpret and analyse the impact and support the Divisions to amend/refine Trust plans and projects
  • oStrong evidence of working within national policy frameworks to deliver strategic level programmes and/or projects


  • oDemonstrable success in leading and delivering complex strategic level programmes involving multiple stakeholders across multiple organisational boundaries

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Preston Hospital



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