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Project Manager

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
The post holder will have the ability to drive an ambitious transformation programme, working in collaboration with the Strategic Development Lead and the Senior Programme Development Lead, key stakeholders across the Trust and external partners, to ensure that projects are delivered for patients, our local population and the NHS.

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of a range of transformation projects embedded within a strong improvement framework, with an emphasis on outcomes and supported by a robust governance structure.

Main duties of the job

The role will be responsible for:
  • Developing and presenting a variety of metrics and reports
  • Develop business cases and PIDs.
  • Maintaining Programme Plans
  • Tracking, manage and align interdependencies.
  • Managing and monitoring progress projects
  • Facilitate change using evidenced methodologies and approaches.
  • Managing risks and issues
  • Manage programme budgets.
  • Stakeholder Management and Communication

To be an effective member of the Transformation/Project Management Office (PMO) with responsibility for:
  • The successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a number of Transformation projects within your remit.
  • Providing management, guidance and support to colleagues and junior members of the PMO.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • oProven ability of management of projects
  • oExperience of working with complex information and using persuasive and effective negotiating skills
  • oExperience of managing complex change and benefits realization
  • oExperience in planning and delivery of significant organisational change
  • oExperience of working collaboratively across professions and services
  • oExperience of involvement in and application of strategic and operational thinking, service development, business planning and decision making



  • oDemonstrable understanding of the operational management of the NHS and the delivery of services in secondary and tertiary care
  • oDemonstrable knowledge of the purpose and use of performance data and reporting and the processes which support robust performance reporting
  • oDemonstrable knowledge of HR systems as they relate to supporting, monitoring and performance managing staff, including in relation to sickness, capability and appraisals.
  • oSound understanding and working knowledge of change management concepts such as process mapping, process redesign, stakeholder expectation management



  • oAbility to communicate highly complex information using motivational and persuasive skills to encourage collaborative working to support the directorate where there may be barriers and resistance to change
  • oHighly advanced organisational skills and be able to plan and implement and manage change within sphere of responsibility
  • oAbility to prioritise workloads of self and others, meet tight deadlines and work independently
  • oAbility to be flexible to Service requirements



  • oEducated to degree standard or relevant equivalent experience
  • oEvidence of continuous professional
  • oProject management Course or equivalent


  • oRecognised management / leadership qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT



Bury Nw Road


M25 3BL

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