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Head of Digital Productivity

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Southend on Sea
£70,417 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity to lead the Digital Productivity department and the associated team to ensure that all Digital commercial and portfolio management activities are planned and carried out effectively at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

This will include leading the provision of an efficient, effective and high-quality Digital procurement and contract management service capable of meeting all statutory, regulatory and NHS requirements ensuring alignment with the activity of the organisation.

At MSEFT we value the flexible working approach and allow our team to work from home when not required on site. However you may need to visit any of our trust sites and be part of an on call senior management rota.

Main duties of the job

You will be the Digital Services department designated lead for:
  • Contracts
  • Procurement
  • Strategic cost management / value for money assurance
  • Financial planning and efficiencies
  • Business planning
  • Business Portfolio control

You will be required to monitor inter-dependencies between contracts and projects and manage these effectively to provide assurance and oversight.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached JD for further information on this opportunity.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Educated to masters level or equivalent level of experience in specialist area


  • Better Business Cases training



  • Prince2 Foundation Qualification or industry standard project management methodology


  • Prince 2 practitioner, AGILE or MSP

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Britannia House

Comet Way

Southend on Sea


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