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IM&T Project Manager- Maternity and Neonatal Digital Information

Employer
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Location
Leicester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
This role is to be responsible for delivering and co-ordinating a set of activities and resources comprising of one or multiple projects, change activities and embedding new skills and ways of working on the behalf of UHL customers. With a particular focus on maternity and neonatal care. This project role will have to be flexible in nature of the work undertaken and will have to ensure that real benefits to customers and patients are delivered.

This role will operate within a programme framework to deliver projects wherever possible in a coordinated manner across organisations, primarily focussing on IT projects but may undertake other projects if required.

Main duties of the job

  • To manage one or many primarily IT projects with supporting training and change functions within UHL delivering to the client organisations, co-ordinating the service delivered by the specialist teams as well as external suppliers.
  • To ensure that projects are delivered seamlessly within a single programme of work along complete care pathways between healthcare sectors to avoid silo working and retrospective project alignment.
  • To develop and maintain appropriate project documentation to project boards which as a minimum must consist of PIDs, Project Plans, Highlight Reports, Risk Logs, Project Issues, Project Closure reports.
  • To perform the priniciple role of Project Manager on project boards and ensure that ample opportunities for project board members exist to receive agreed actions and risks before the next project board.
  • To ensure that all projects adhere to the relevant elements of Prince 2 methodology and that good record keeping is maintained for post project audit and review.
  • To work with the Senior Project Manager and PMO and Commercial Lead to ensure effective Project controls and assurance
  • To work in partnership with the IM& T Managed Business Partnership to ensure effective use of operational resources on projects.


  • About us

    Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

    We have four primary goals:
    • high-quality care for all,
    • being a great place to work,
    • partnerships for impact, and
    • research and education excellence

    And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

    Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
    • we are compassionate,
    • we are proud,
    • we are inclusive, and
    • we are one team

    This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

    About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

    http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/work-for-us/current-vacancies/

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

  • To manage one or many primarily IT projects with supporting training and change functions within UHL delivering to the client organisations, co-ordinating the service delivered by the specialist teams as well as external suppliers.
  • To ensure that projects are delivered seamlessly within a single programme of work along complete care pathways between healthcare sectors to avoid silo working and retrospective project alignment.
  • To develop and maintain appropriate project documentation to project boards which as a minimum must consist of PIDs, Project Plans, Highlight Reports, Risk Logs, Project Issues, Project Closure reports.
  • To perform the priniciple role of Project Manager on project boards and ensure that ample opportunities for project board members exist to receive agreed actions and risks before the next project board.
  • To ensure that all projects adhere to the relevant elements of Prince 2 methodology and that good record keeping is maintained for post project audit and review.
  • To work with the Senior Project Manager and PMO and Commercial Lead to ensure effective Project controls and assurance
  • To work in partnership with the IM& T Managed Business Partnership to ensure effective use of operational resources on projects.
  • To work with key stakeholders within in-flight projects to maintain good communication and engagement helping to remove barriers to change or success.
  • To ensure that benefits are captured during the project so that they can be quantified at project closure.
  • To undertake in the development of business cases and option appraisals if required.
  • To work with other project manager colleagues within the IM& T Managed Business Partnership and UHL to maximise the use of project staff to ensure that their skills are efficiently used between projects.
  • To be responsible for the management of project funds and report on expenditure to the project board, programme board and the IM& T Transformation Sub-Board.
  • To represent UHL at specific external regional / national forum with respect to the National Program of IT or similar IM& T initiatives specifically related to the project/product.
  • To represent the interests of the customers at programme/project delivery meetings and other such like forum.
  • To engage with and influence the implementation of the UHL IM& T Strategy and wider Trust strategies and Integrated Business Plan.
  • To produce project summary information and milestone progress reports to Programme Delivery and Performance Boards as required.
  • To work with customers to develop business cases and bids to initiate projects
  • To advise customers as to the phasing of potential projects so to maximise use of resources within the IM& T Managed Business Partnership.
  • To develop and maintain appropriate levels of awareness of products and services from suppliers to the NHS so that customers can be informed about IM& T options available to them regarding issues they are facing.
  • To ensure that delivery services are available to meet the customers needs, which in some cases will require 24 x 7 rostering of staff and on-call arrangements.
  • To deputise for the Head of Projects and Programmes as required.
  • This job description is not exhaustive but is intended to outline the main roles and responsibilities of the post holder. It will be subject to regular review and amendment in consultation with the post holder


  • Person Specification

    Shortlisting

    Essential

    • Qualified to degree level with a high proportion of IT content or equivalent skills or experience in NHS IM& T.


    Desirable

    • Good working knowledge of Cranfield Benefits Realisation


    Shortlisting

    Essential

    • Qualified Prince 2 Practitioner with up to date accreditation.


    Desirable

    • SCRUM master


    Shortlisting

    Essential

    • At least 1 year working within an NHS Acute provider


    Desirable

    • At least 1 year working within an NHS Acute Maternity and Neonatal setting, with a particular focus on quality improvement initiatives, such as Maternity Incentive Scheme, 3 year delivery plan.


    Appointing

    Essential

    • Experience of system procurement, system migration, supplier and contract management.


    Desirable

    • Certificate or qualification in presenting


    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

    Address

    Leicester Royal Infirmary

    Leicester

    LE1 5WW

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    358-6226334-COR

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