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Strategic Programme Manager

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Notitngham
Salary
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8B
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Have you got the energy and passion to help us shape the future of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Programme Manager to join our dynamic corporate team. We are looking for a flexible, dynamic team player who will employ highly effective communication (written and oral), negotiation and influencing skills to build networks and relationships.

Main duties of the job

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarize yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.

The Strategic Programme Manager will provide high level programme management to the Trusts Investment Programme, leading the development of the capital and revenue plans required to deliver the Trust's Annual Plan and long term Strategy. The post holder will play a key role within the Trust's Strategy team offering programme management support across the annual planning process and for a number of high priority strategic projects, ensuring that best practice, standards, tools and techniques are in place. The post holder will provide expert advice on the development of Trust business cases for both internal and external approval, ensuring up to date knowledge around the NHSE and Treasury approvals process. The post holder will have excellent verbal and written skills, with the ability to draw strategic insights and clinical judgements to inform the development of our plans.

About us

This is a key position in which the post holder, under direction from the Head of Strategic Planning and Deputy Director of Strategy will be required to work collaboratively across the Trust with Clinical Leads, Heads of Service and other relevant staff in the development, implementation and monitoring of the Trust Investment Programme and Strategy implementation.

This post provides an excellent opportunity to be part of a key strategic team at a time of significant organisational progression.

The post is advertised as full time. In addition applications from candidates wishing to work part-time hours would also be considered

The post holder will be based at City Campus, although home based working will be accommodated for part of the week, as we continue to implement a hybrid working model with our Strategy and Transformation Directorate.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Strategic Programme Manager will provide high level programme management to the Trusts Investment Programme, leading the development of the capital and revenue plans required to deliver the Trusts Annual Plan and long term Strategy. The post holder will play a key role within the Trusts Strategy team offering programme management support across the annual planning process and for a number of high priority strategic projects, ensuring that best practice, standards, tools and techniques are in place. The post holder will provide expert advice on the development of Trust business cases for both internal and external approval, ensuring up to date knowledge around the NHSE and Treasury approvals process. The post holder will have excellent verbal and written skills, with the ability to draw strategic insights and clinical judgements to inform the development of our plans.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Degree Level or significant equivalent experience
  • Higher level management qualification at Masters level in business (MBA) or equivalent.
  • Business Case development qualification e.g. Better Business Case Practitioner


Desirable

  • Improvement methodology qualification (or demonstrable previous applied experience), e.g. QSIR Advanced IT skills in MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Office


Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience at senior manager level in the NHS working at acute hospital setting / complex healthcare environment.
  • Experience of business case development for large or complex capital projects including proven experience in writing business cases
  • Experience of working horizontally across organisations, influencing staff at all levels to work towards goals when there is no direct control or reporting line


Desirable

  • Significant planning experience within a large acute trust


Communication and relationship skills

Essential

  • Strong ability to writing high level briefings and papers to senior managers and committees at pace
  • Ability to receive, interpret and communicate highly complex and contentious information where there are barriers to acceptance.
  • Excellent presentation skills to present a range of concepts and analysis to senior managers, Directors, senior clinicians and externally to the trust to professional in the wider health community. Must be able to manage varying levels of understanding.
  • Ability to develop credible relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external


Analytical and Judgement Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrate a creative approach to problem solving. Is proactive, utilising intelligence to support proposals
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of skill in analysis, conceptual thinking, and integration of ideas, abstract thinking and creativity is demonstrated by self and valued in others.


Planning and Organisation Skills

Essential

  • Sophisticated organisation and planning skills that enable complex work programmes to be delivered to prescribed timescales.
  • Ability to sustain high workload through times of service and organisational pressure oGood time management, efficiency, the ability to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision.


Physical Skills

Essential

  • Must have the ability to use a keyboard, Microsoft applications and IT systems
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office software package to a sufficiently high level that personal efficiency and effectiveness are enhanced and good communication is facilitated.


Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • Must be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's We are here for you behavioural standards


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

City Hospital

Notitngham

NG5 1PB

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164-6089392

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