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Digital Asset Manager

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
2 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
Are you someone with knowledge and experience of managing digital assets looking for the next step in your career?

If so, we have an exciting six-month fixed term or secondment opportunity for a Digital Asset Manager to join our team.

The successful candidate will oversee and manage the entire lifecycle of our digital assets, including security, inventory, internal/legal compliance and usage. They will also lead and motivate a small team to ensure they provide a professional, responsive and high quality service. They will have good knowledge of standards for asset management and team management experience.

The post can be based at either Conquest Hospital, St Leonards or Eastbourne DGH, with the requirement for frequent travel between Trust sites.

Main duties of the job

The Digital Asset Manager will protect and secure the Trust's digital asset portfolio, optimise the total cost of ownership and sustainability by minimising operating costs and risk and contribute to improvement of investment decisions whilst capitalising on potential opportunities.

The postholder will support the Head of Digital Delivery with the identification, classification and specification of all hardware Configuration Items (CIs) and their interfaces to processes, ensuring the correct recording of information relating to storage, access, service relationships, versions, problem reporting and change control of CIs.

They will be responsible for the application of status accounting and auditing, in line with security throughout all stages of the hardware asset lifecycle.

They will provide line management support to the team and work closely with our other Digital teams.

About us

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides safe, compassionate and high quality hospital and community care to the half a million people living in East Sussex and those who visit our local area.

Our extensive health services are provided by over 7,000 dedicated members of staff working from two acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites across East Sussex, and in people's own homes.In 2020 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being Caring and Effective. The Conquest Hospital in Hastings and our Community Services were rated 'Outstanding' and Eastbourne DGH was rated 'Good' Our two acute hospitals have Emergency Departments and provide 24 hour a day care, offering a comprehensive range of surgical, medical, outpatient and maternity services, supported by a full range of diagnostic and therapy services.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to our staff including staff development, enrolment in the NHS pension scheme, auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service, access to nurseries at EDGH and Conquest, staff restaurants and on-site staff accommodation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job description and person specification attached.

If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent level of experience
  • ITIL Foundation
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • ITIL Service Management
  • PRINCE2 or similar project management qualification



  • Management and motivation of a team, maintaining morale and supporting continuous professional development
  • Knowledge and use of standards for asset management and interfaces with security, change and configuration management
  • Good understanding of how to manage activities associated with asset lifecycle and interfaces with ITIL and business processes
  • Demonstrable track record of hardware asset management technology/process in a complex technical environment with multiple key stakeholders



  • Able to make autonomous decisions on difficult issues
  • Able to plan over short, medium and long-term and adjust plans and resource requirements accordingly
  • Excellent written and spoken English and interpersonal/negotiating skills
  • Able to establish and maintain working relationships with colleagues
  • Able to write policies and strategy documents in a clear and concise manner


  • Able to manage a number of diverse and complex programmes simultaneously
  • Able to work to tight deadlines, balancing resources and service demand

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Eastbourne DGH

Kings Drive


BN21 2UD

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