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Senior Project Manager

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
Based at our offices ........ you will be at the heart of change, driving projects from inception to completion. The role will involve travel to other Trust sites.

What we're seeking:A minimum of 5 years as a Project Manager.Over three years of experience in the healthcare sector and ideally delivered genomics projects.Proven track record of successfully delivering projects.Exceptional communication skills.You have demonstrated leadership ability and expertise in matrix management.A PRINCE2 practitioner level qualification.As the Senior Project Manager, you'll not only lead projects but also play a pivotal role in developing the professional skills of our team. Through peer reviews and personal development initiatives, you'll ensure that each team member delivers project outputs to the highest standard, always on time and within budget.

Join us in shaping the future of healthcare at RMH..

Main duties of the job

The post-holder will be responsible for managing the development and delivery of a number of strategic clinical initiatives, including, but not limited to:o The programme of work that will deliver refreshed clinical technologies to laboratories across the Trust. This consists of a complex set of sub-projects, supported by an experienced subject matter expert. You will report activity, progress, risk and issues to appropriate project and programme boards.o The development and delivery of a process of a technology refresh programme for clinical laboratory technology, mainly Genomics portfolio of projectso Technology and business projects as required by the Genomics programme teamo The post-holder will be responsible for delivering projects on time, to budget and to agreed quality standards that meet business needs. The appointee will liaise with the key stakeholders from the business and the Digital Diagnostics Programme, working closely with other Programme and Project Managers and Workstream Leads.o The post-holder will be expected to play an integral role in the planning Ongoing Genomics programme Delivery Roadmap and Prioritisation, with an emphasis on the delivery of the initiatives that will support the long-term objectives for diagnostic services across the Trust.

About us

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a world-leading cancer centre. Our role is to offer our patients the best cancer care available anywhere in the world, and to continue to make a global contribution to finding better ways of diagnosing and treating cancer. We employ over 4,500 staff in a diverse range of careers including nursing, medical, science, radiography, pharmacy, occupational therapy, finance and administrative services. We have two hospitals - one in Chelsea, London, and one in Sutton, Surrey - as well as a Medical Daycare Unit in Kingston Hospital.At The Royal Marsden, we deal with cancer every day, so we understand how valuable life is. When people entrust their lives to us, they have the right to demand the very best. That's why the pursuit of excellence lies at the heart of everything we do.At the heart of the hospital is our dedicated team. We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, a wide range of staff benefits, learning and development opportunities and clear career pathways. There are opportunities to work flexibly across a range of areas and specialities and we welcome flexible working requests from point of hire to support employees work life balance. We are looking for employees who aspire to excellence, share our values and can play a crucial role in our on-going achievements.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

Responsible for the effective delivery of key strategic Genomic & Pathology programmes. For all your projects, deliver in full compliance with the Trusts PMO framework. Ensure delivery of key elements against agreed milestones, budget and timelines with demonstration of success, outcomes measure and key performance indicators. Responsible for maintaining the project planning, including project reporting, monthly highlight reports, updating the risk logs, producing exception reports and ensuring that all work remains on target to deliver agreed objective. Ability to work as part of a larger team and when required independently. Supports and enforces the departments strategic vision and delivers projects to support the RMH Genomics Roadmap. Work with Project Board and end users to design changes in working practices which comply with the functionality of the system being implemented and to offer solutions to risks associated with processes. Work with leadership to ensure that business needs and prioritisation is met

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Prince 2 Practitioner level


  • MSP qualified
  • ITIL qualified

Skills Abilities / Knowledge


  • Theoretical Knowledge of Project Management Techniques
  • Theoretical Knowledge of Change Management Techniques
  • Excellent Report writing and budgeting skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise conflicting demands
  • Experience of delivering to tight deadlines
  • Practical experience of applying and adapting Prince2 techniques
  • Demonstrable leadership qualities
  • Able to inspire and motivate staff at all levels
  • Self- motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Good personal insight into own strengths/areas for development
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Experience of leading a team and working effectively across a range of clinical/ department areas.
  • Experience of change management and overcoming resistance to change
  • Evidence of successful completion of complex projects within set timescales
  • Evidence of successful completion of complex projects within set timescales
  • Experience of managing data migration / integration projects


  • Understanding of how a hospital functions
  • Experience managing projects with a contract value of �1m or more in a healthcare setting
  • Experience in Requirements Gathering

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Marsden Sutton



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