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Project Manager

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
To lead on the delivery and set up of the cardiology Paediatric dental service within Birmingham Children's Hospital (BCH).

This is a new service to BCH, and commissioner funding has been provided to instigate theNHS England Standard Paediatric Congenital Heart Disease Specification May 2016.

The postholder will provide project managementrigour to the planning and delivery of activity assigned to them.

Main duties of the job

  • Ensure there is project rigour and quality delivery of the project using established project management tools and process.
  • Establish and manage a defined range of project activity, generating high quality project documentation.
  • Work closely with the service manager to ensure there is robust governance in place with clear and auditable decision making.
  • Establish and manage a robust approach to risks and issue management.
  • Work collaboratively with teams across Surgery, regional dental centres and the ICB, ensuring there is excellent stakeholder engagement with all appropriate stakeholder groups.
  • Identify clear project deliverables and track progress towards these.
  • Establish and deliver quality reporting that meets stakeholder needs.
  • Lead on communications in relation to the project.
  • Champion the project within Paediatric dentistry and the wider Division.
  • Work autonomously to drive forward and manage milestones and key deliverables.
  • Develop and manage a clear project plan, monitoring slippage and escalating where appropriate.
  • Organise and run project related meetings and workshops.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • Degree level qualification or equivalent level of relevant management experience.
  • Evidence of on-going professional development.


  • Post graduate qualification
  • Prince 2 Practitioner Qualification or APM Practitioner equivalent or equivalent experience

Knowledge & nature of experience


  • Evidence of formal management development or relevant experience.
  • Previous experience of managing projects within the NHS using a recognised project management approach
  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders

Analytical and judgement skills


  • Ability to work with autonomy and prioritise own workload appropriately
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Able to organise and chair meetings/workshops
  • Proven leadership skills in project facilitation.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Ability to produce and maintain to a high level all project documentation through the entire project life cycle.


  • Ability to mediate successfully / resolve conflict situations.

Personal skills


  • Flexible and able to work in a challenging and busy environment whilst meeting set deadlines.
  • Well organised and able to manage time effectively
  • Assertive and confident
  • Approachable and enthusiastic
  • Adaptable to meet differing needs of stakeholders

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Children's Hospital

Steelhouse Lane


B4 6NH

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