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Head of B&E Capital Programme Management Office (XN09)

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£58,972 to £68,525 a year
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8B
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Head of Building & Engineering (B& E) Capital Programme Management Office (PMO).

The core purpose of this role is to provide a robust programme management framework to the B& E capital investment programme, which is valued at around �25m per annum.

As Head of B& E Capital PMO, you will provide leadership in helping embed a culture of continuous improvement within the operational function, embedding the function of the PMO to become an integral part of the organisations management and assurance framework. You will be a key member of the leadership team for the B& E capital programme.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will manage and continually develop the Trusts B& E Capital PMO function leading the B& E Capital PMO team to ensure the programme of work is supported and subjected to appropriate challenge and scrutiny.

Core work will include ensuring that the team has the necessary skills, training, and competences to deliver the B& E Capital PMO portfolio of work managing the B& E Capital PMO within budget and day to day management of Programme Managers.

The work will involve supporting and reporting to a broad audience including, but not limited to, Executive Directors, Associate Directors, Heads of Service, finance colleagues and other leads across the Trust. The success of this post will be underpinned by the development and maintenance of strong and effective partnership relationships across the organisation.

Within the B& E Capital PMO you will apply best practice learning and approaches from other health organisations and non-healthcare sectors, with freedom to act based on your interpretation of national and international guidelines on programme management, advising the organisation on how these should be interpreted, and implementing as appropriate.

About us

At Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, you will be joining over 22,000 colleagues who take pride in what they do, respect each other and enjoy working together to provide exceptional patient care. Working alongside a range of healthcare, medical and scientific colleagues, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust contributes to life in the Leeds region, not only by being one of the largest employers, but by supporting the health and wellbeing of the community and playing a leading role in research, education and innovation. We all come together to deliver the outstanding level of care were known for to over 1.5 million patients a year.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The primary purpose of this key role is to support the successful delivery of the Trusts Building & Engineering (B& E) Capital Programme and operationally manage the BE Capital Programme Management Office (PMO) function.

The role will provide continuity of leadership and management within the B& E Capital PMO, with respect to the delivery of work streams that comprise the B& E Capital Programme and the development and implementation of new schemes as they are identified.

Accountable and reporting to the Associate Director of Estate Strategy & Development, the post holder will be required to work closely with, and in support of, the Trusts Executive Directors, Associate Directors and Heads of Service (including with Estates & Facilities and within Corporate Planning), and project delivery teams.

The post-holder shall ensure the maintenance of a robust programme management framework, which ensures that programme activities are well co-ordinated, closely monitored and accurately reported. They shall be responsible for the development, management and co-ordination of programming, reporting, risk, benefits, assurance, and quality standards.

The Head of B& E Capital Programme Management Office will provide leadership in helping embed a culture of continuous improvement within the operational functions of the Trust, embedding the function of the PMO to become an integral part of the organisations management and assurance framework.

The post holder shall ideally possess a Programme Management qualification and have a good understanding of how programmes and projects should be effectively managed and governed in a capital projects environment, demonstrating the ability to apply such knowledge and experience in a practical way. The post holder shall demonstrate an ability to work effectively with programme and project workstream leads and the wider organisation in order to develop, implement and maintain systems and procedures.

As an expert in and champion of organisational change and service improvement, the post holder will need high levels of self-motivation, tenacity, and resilience. Success in the role will necessitate the establishment and development of strong and effective working relationships at all levels of the organisation, with the ability to challenge and effectively support the delivery of complex, multifaceted programmes, through the application of structured programme management processes and interventions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the B& E Capital PMO, staff and budget.

The post-holder is accountable to the Associate Director of Estate Strategy & Development, both managerially and professionally.

The post holder will manage and continually develop the Trusts B& E Capital PMO function leading the B& E Capital PMO team to ensure the programme of work is supported and subjected to appropriate challenge and scrutiny.

Core work will include ensuring that the team has the necessary skills, training, and competences to deliver the B& E Capital PMO portfolio of work managing the B& E Capital PMO within budget and day to day management of Programme Managers.

The work will involve supporting and reporting to a broad audience including, but not limited to, Executive Directors, Associate Directors, Heads of Service, finance colleagues and other leads across the Trust. The success of this post will be underpinned by the development and maintenance of strong and effective partnership relationships across the organisation.

Person Specification

Skills & Behaviours

Essential

  • Demonstration of effective stakeholder management, with an on-going commitment to building and maintaining strong and effective partnerships and collaborations.
  • High level of organisation, self-motivation and flexibility in approach and attitude.
  • A commitment to understanding and knowing the business.
  • A preparedness to take responsibility and work autonomously demonstrating a commitment to delivering results, a quality service and delivering at pace.
  • A customer focus, acknowledging the importance of service quality and the need to add value to customers, monitoring quality and acting upon feedback appropriately.
  • Commitment to supporting change and improvement, able to make connections and link pieces of work to maximise the achievement of multiple objectives.
  • Reviews own performance, assessing own strengths and weaknesses, taking corrective action, and identifying areas for personal development.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills.
  • Strong commitment to and evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Commitment to behaving honestly, openly, impartially, and fairly and to treating others with dignity and respect and leading others to do the same.


Qualifications

Essential

  • Project / Programme Management Qualification at Practitioner level or similar (MSP / Prince 2).
  • Degree in relevant discipline.
  • Post graduate qualification to masters level or equivalent experience.
  • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development


Desirable

  • Programme Management experience in a capital projects environment.


Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience of managing work programmes.
  • Has managed complex programmes that have had an impact throughout an organisation.
  • Experience of developing and implementing robust programme and project management processes.
  • Extensive project/ programme management skills and experience using the PRINCE2 project management methodology or similar.
  • Significant experience of successfully operating in a politically sensitive environment.
  • Experience of managing staff.
  • Inspiring confidence and developing highly effective working relationships with colleagues, providing high-quality advice.
  • Leading successful programmes or work-streams and achieving change, working in a business partnership with others.
  • Constructively challenging information and assumptions.
  • Strong experience of co-ordinating programmes in complex and challenging environments.
  • Experience of designing skills training resources and delivering training.
  • Familiarity with relevant IT applications e.g., MS Office Suite including Excel.


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

St. James's University Hospital

Beckett Street

Leeds

LS9 7TF

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