Skip to main content

This job has expired

Project Manager

Employer
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bedford
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

View more

Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to work with Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust's Digital Team within the Digital Solutions Programme. The purpose of the Digital Solutions Programme is to deliver innovative and exciting digital projects for Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that arise as a result of a national or regional mandate, service improvement or funding opportunity.

As a Project Manager in the Digital Team you will be working on the delivery of projects within the Programme, including the implementation of new technologies across the organisation. The post holder will act as the senior lead for key projects and be the liaison between the Digital Department and various Trust stakeholders and suppliers. You will also be expected to manage projects where you will have to play a strong leadership role.

The post holder would be familiar with Prince 2 and/or Agile project methodologies where practitioner level qualifications would be advantageous. You would benefit from having some technical / system knowledge and experience as you will be required to understand technical requirements and be able to communicate clearly with other stakeholders and users.

Main duties of the job

  • Define, document and safely execute projects (or a number of smaller initiatives) to time, cost and quality criteria and ensure they meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Create robust plans and documents to assist in the implementation of new projects and initiatives.
  • Actively contribute to the whole project lifecycle to ensure deliverables are accomplished as specified by Digital Programme Manager, i.e. work on project initiation, delivery and closure activities.
  • Support the trust in the design, development, and implementation of systems. Supporting operational staff with the formation of support models as systems go into the live BAU environment
  • Regular written and verbal reporting of project progress, potential changes to plan, issues, risks, exceptions etc.
  • Liaise with suppliers in resolving project related problems and developing and monitoring contracts.


About us

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A& E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career. We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Please review all documents attached to this advert to ensure you familiarise yourself with all requirements of the job.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Job Description and Person Specification are attached to this job, please review for the full details and responsibilities.
  • Define, document and safely execute projects (or a number of smaller initiatives) to time, cost and quality criteria and ensure they meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Actively contribute to the whole project lifecycle to ensure deliverables are accomplished as specified by Digital Programme Manager, i.e. work on project initiation, delivery and closure activities.
  • Regular written and verbal reporting of project progress, potential changes to plan, issues, risks, exceptions etc.
  • Provide reference point to undertake and direct investigative work where appropriate for projects and programmes in the trust to offer technological solutions that are aligned with the Digital Strategy and within the capability of the department.
  • Present requests for change to the IT change advisory board on behalf of projects and stakeholders.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Degree level or has equitable work based experience
  • Prince II Practitioner and/or Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)


Desirable

  • Agile Project Management Qualification
  • Management qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Successful delivery of large scale IM& T Projects
  • Proven ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • Proven ability to convey technical information in lay terms, both written and verbal


Desirable

  • Experience of implementing technology projects in a healthcare setting


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to cope with competing demands, ability to prioritise work and manage own time
  • Organisation and Planning Skills


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge and experience of Project Management using an established project management methodology


Desirable

  • Technical Knowledge of Clinical systems
  • Good working knowledge of NHS practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of the security issues impacting on application systems
  • Good working knowledge of core healthcare systems e.g. PAS (Patient Administration System)


Employer details

Employer name

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bedford Hospital

Kempston Road

Bedford

MK42 9DJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

418-COR5674-SJ

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert