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NTGMS Informatics Project Manager

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inclusive
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
This role is for a diligent Project Manager who is looking to further their career in Project Management and ICT by leading and overseeing ICT projects within the fast paced world of Genomics. You will be responsible for delivering projects on time, within budget, and in accordance with the highest standards.

Genomics is a rapidly expanding and innovative area of medicine, underpinning new treatments, technologies and approaches to managing patients with a wide variety including cancer, rare diseases and common conditions such as hypercholesterolaemia. Over time, genomics will inform more and more treatment decisions made by clinicians.

NHS England's ambition is to enable the NHS to harness the power of genomic technology and science to be the first national health care system to offer consistent and equitable genomic testing for the people of England.

The Informatics Project Manager will be joining the informatics team during an exciting time where the North Thames GLH are participating in several high-profile national projects and have the opportunity to participate in several more in coming months under the leadership of the Informatics Director. This is a new and exciting role which requires a high degree of organisational skill, the ability to prioritise workload, manage with competing priorities as well as possess excellent stakeholder engagement skills

Main duties of the job

  • Lead and manage a range of projects through their project life cycle, directing andmotivating the project team to secure delivery.
  • Lead the creation of up-to-date project documentation, track delivery of agreedschemes, and prepare presentations on progress for senior stakeholders (includingthe Trust Board). The Project Manager will be responsible for the creation and thequality of documentation required for each stage of the project life cycle
  • Lead work with managers across the Trust to effectively estimate costs, timescalesand resource requirements for the successful delivery of projects to an agreedscope
  • Support genomics managers and SROs on the development of business cases andfeasibility studies
  • Lead analysis, projects and areas of development as directed by the InformaticsDirector and Chief Operating Officer.
  • Use knowledge and skills to inform appraisals of options for service redesign andthe assessment of risks and issues associated with each option use professionaljudgement to select the activities that are best suited, from a sound evidence base.
  • Foster good communications and effective team working with all disciplines of staffto ensure support and collaboration with all informatics programmes
  • Present data and information in report format and presentations as required by theInformatics Director and project sponsors.

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks.

Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below

Person Specification

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • Degree or equivalent experience in a project management environment
  • environment E A Postgraduate project management qualification, or equivalent experience, or relevant clinical professional registration/qualification
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Trained in service improvement methodologies with significant experience of application of learning in practice



  • Experience of successfully managing a range of projects through their life cycle
  • Experience of managing project board meetings, leading on setting of agendas, preparation for the meetings, leading the discussion and following up on outputs
  • Demonstrable successful delivery of complex projects to required time, quality and cost
  • Experience of leading work with clinical and managerial leads in service redesign
  • High level of computer literacy with proficiency in the use of all products in the Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships to support the delivery of significant change
  • Ability to motivate self and others and work autonomously as well as working effectively as part of the team
  • Demonstrable experience of successful problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Able to manage work of self and others to accommodate competing priorities and meet demands
  • Able to effectively manage own performance and support wider processes to hold others to account for delivering required standards and outcomes
  • Team player with demonstrable ability to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Ability to influence others and move towards a common vision or goal
  • Understanding of change management principles, methodologies and tools
  • Experience of budget setting and resource allocation procedures


  • Demonstrable experience gained in a healthcare environment
  • Experience of using NHS information, benchmarking data and hospital information systems
  • Understanding of the NHS change agenda and national drivers for change
  • Able to organise and support workshops, meetings and engagement sessions

GOSH Always Values


  • Our Always values
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • Understanding of Diversity and Inclusion challenges in the workplace

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

Great Ormond Street Hospital



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