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Workforce Senior Project Manager

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Hours
Part Time
We have an exciting secondment or fixed-term opportunity for a senior project manager to deliver two exciting regional radiotherapy workforce projects which will benefit our radiotherapy community and ultimately, our patients.

We are looking for dynamic, well-organised Senior Project Manager who is experienced in co-ordinating and delivering successful projects across different organisations and levels of the NHS.

You will be responsible for managing two projects that contribute to the delivery of the strategic radiotherapy workforce priorities across the Midlands: one relating to therapeutic radiographers and one to radiotherapy engineers.

We are looking for someone to join us as soon as possible, as the funding for this post is fixed term until 31.3.25. This a part-time 0.6 WTE post.

If you are looking for a secondment, please ensure you have the support of your manager before applying.

This role will be home-based, with a requirement for infrequent/ad hoc travel across the Midlands.

**Interviews will be held on Monday 22nd July 2024**

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Patricia Barnett, West Midlands Radiotherapy Network Manager (patricia.barnett@uhcw.nhs.uk) or Priyesh Mistry, East Midlands Radiotherapy Network Manager (Priyesh.mistry@nhs.net).

Main duties of the job

As a Senior Project Manager, you will work as part of a matrix team collaborating across the whole Midlands geography, working closely with the West Midlands and East Midlands Radiotherapy Networks and the 11 radiotherapy provider trusts. You will also work closely with our partner organisations including the West Midlands Cancer Alliance, NHS England and Integrated Care Systems. You will be responsible for managing two projects that contribute to the delivery of the strategic radiotherapy workforce priorities across the Midlands: one relating to therapeutic radiographers and one to radiotherapy engineers.

As well as managing these projects to ensure delivery on time and to budget, you will ensure effective relationships with a range of stakeholders across the radiotherapy community, so that there is significant engagement and buy-in to our projects, and that you create a strong legacy environment for the work to continue at the end of the fixed term project.

Receiving guidance and direction from the Radiotherapy Network Managers, you will be able to work autonomously, using your own initiative and being responsible for proactive and responsive decision-making.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver upon project plans, identifying risks, issues and dependencies, considering best practice and current options and ultimately making decisions in the best interest of the project
  • Use a range of project management techniques to ensure the project is well-managed and the aims of the project are realized, and the deliverables/milestones achieved to time and on budget
  • Pro-actively manage stakeholders, respond to and resolve conflict when this arises through facilitation or other appropriate mechanism
  • Be responsible for a high standard of work supporting the delivery of projects on time, to quality standards and in a cost-effective manner
  • Maintain the project initiation document and associated plans with regular meetings with the two Radiotherapy Network Managers to monitor progress and resource.
  • Consider the impact of any change the projects will have on the business and oversee handover of any products to ensure full ownership and buy-in within the business
  • Advocate the projects at senior levels and ensure active engagement within the NHS
  • Demonstrate effective stakeholder management
  • Develop strong and robust relationships and engage constructively with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring strong clinical engagement and buy-in to the workforce projects.
  • Effectively engage clinicians, non-clinical managers and other staff in developing an environment and culture which is focuses on successfully addressing workforce challenges.
  • Communicate highly complex, sensitive and sometimes contentious information through formal reports, presentations and meetings both internal and external to the organisation.
  • Managing these projects to ensure delivery on time and to budget
  • Ensuring effective relationships with a range of stakeholders across the radiotherapy community, so that there is significant engagement and buy-in to our projects.
  • Completing end of project reports, evaluations and lessons learnt exercises with recommendations for the future
  • Creating a strong legacy environment for the work to continue at the end of the fixed term project.

For further details of the job role please see attached job description.

Person Specification

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Experience

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Knowledge

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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