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Digital Project Manager

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£43,742 to £50,056 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for an experienced Project Manager to work within the Digital Transformation Department.

The Trust is looking for an enthusiastic individual to strengthen and support our existing Project Management team in delivering successful digital solutions across the Trusts services.

Applicants must hold a PRINCE2 foundation qualification and possess extensive experience managing project to tight timescales.

*Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification.

Main duties of the job

The Projects and Developments office is a busy environment, and the successful candidate must be able to prioritise their own workload, manage their time and complete tasks against the required time-frames and will be required to have a flexible approach to working to meet the demands of the project delivery. You will be required to manage a varied workload and must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team. The Project Management team primarily use PRINCE2 and Agile project management methodology. All candidates must be able to evidence the delivery of projects that transform ways of working utilising digital solutions.

In return we will provide a supportive environment in which you are encouraged to further your skills within an evolving team. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, conscientious, and motivated individual who is looking to progress and develop their skills within the domain.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • Hold a relevant degree or substantial equivalent experience in informatics
  • Extensive experience of working in the National Health Service informatics/training/projects or equivalent experience.
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation


  • Holds a relevant Degree or has equivalent Project and Programme management experience
  • Prince2 Practitioner
  • ITIL Foundation
  • MSP Foundation

Organisational Skills


  • Self-motivated / enthusiastic and able to use initiative to effectively manage and prioritise a varied workload.
  • Ability to identify a clear view of job role, responsibilities, objectives, scope and opportunities.
  • Continuous development of own skills, knowledge and experience in order to improve personal performance.
  • Analytical and numerate
  • Influencing and persuasive
  • Flexibility to meet the requirements of the Trust
  • Working in an analytical and logical approach to problem solving.
  • Applying relevant standards to solutions.
  • Managing time and resources.


  • Embraces responsibility for identifying sound and effective solutions to a variety of different problems

Interpersonal Skills


  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills with the ability to converse and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Communicate sensitive, complexed and detailed information.
  • Negotiation experience with relevant parties to maintain progress and resolve issues.
  • Working in diverse teams such as GP's, Clinicians, Consultants and other Healthcare Professionals. Together with ICT, Contractors Suppliers and Training professionals and support staff.
  • Communicating both Orally and Written across organisations and with 3rd parties. With the confidence and ability to explain complex and technical issues to specialist and non-technical staff.


  • Demonstrates clear commitment to the team approach exchanging ideas and providing support to colleagues
  • Seeks to develop an understanding of different groups and individuals and ensures equitable and appropriate treatment for all
  • Conveys written information clearly and accurately to a wide range of recipients
  • Speaks confidently, conveying clear messages to a wide range of listeners



  • Experience of co-ordinating or planning activities for a group(s) of staff.
  • Experience of working within a framework of local or national policies, strategies or guidelines
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of programme and project management in the NHS and within a PRINCE 2 environment.
  • Experience of preparing project/programme documentation e.g. Business Cases, Project Initiation Documents, Project Plans, Highlight Reports, Exception Reports within a PRINCE 2 environment.
  • Understanding and experience of the management of risks.
  • Technical knowledge (including knowledge of equipment) - of ICT systems. Understanding of ICT system protocols and technologies, together with multi-site ICT environments.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office, particularly with Word and Excel.
  • Experienced at developing effective working relationships with other staff
  • Experience of delivering presentations


  • Commitment to learn about and implement new technology and process to enhance personal and team performance
  • Knowledge of legislation and codes of practice - NHS Information Governance, Data Protection Act 1998 and Caldicott Principals.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Project and Programme Management, Delivery and Post Implementation Cycle
  • Clinical/therapeutic/social care knowledge - awareness of relevant process and legislation in GP, Primary and Secondary care environment.
  • Experience of using project management software such as MS Project

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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