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Digital Imaging Strategy Manager

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced and strategic-minded Imaging Strategy Manager to join our team.

As an integral part of our organisation, you will be responsible for developing and implementing imaging strategies that align with our mission of providing high-quality healthcare services to our community.

Ideally, you will have a background in imaging, a relevant degree or equivalent qualification, or substantial clinical experience at a degree level.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership in the planning, development, and deployment of PACS and PACS related projects
  • Strategy Development: Develop and implement imaging strategies in line with organisational objectives, considering emerging technologies, patient needs, and NHS guidelines. Offering guidance for the storage of images beyond Radiology.
  • Provide line management for the newly formed Imaging IT team.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with internal stakeholders including clinicians, radiologists, managers, and external partners to ensure alignment and buy-in for imaging strategies.

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Experience of leading projects
  • Proven experience of working in a management/leadership role



  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification or significant experience of working at degree level in Radiology
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Project Management Qualification



  • Knowledge of service improvements/transformation and project management
  • Good understanding of the current NHS agenda and healthcare policy

Personal Skills


  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal - able to provide and receive highly complex, sensitive information and use persuasion, influencing and negotiation with individuals and groups including stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a strong desire to improve performance and services

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust





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