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Programme Director - EPR

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
£99,891 to £114,949 per annum plus HCAS
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 9
Full Time
If you are an experienced programme management professional with a track record in driving successful delivery of complex digital programmes, then this role and the challenge it brings will appeal to you. Delivery of the Lewisham and Greenwich (LGT's) NHS Trust EPR Acceleration Programme will be the crown jewel of your career.

LGT's EPR programme director will drive the delivery of our EPR programme. This role will be a landmark delivery role in the career of any experienced change professional, who could come from a digital, transformation or operational background.

Main duties of the job

As a senior member of the LGT Trust management team this role requires an individual with the capability and maturity to lead, analyse, manage, and understand a complex and demanding environment.

This role will be responsible for the successful implementation which will be to both a strict timeline and budget. The ideal candidate will have experience of leading a similarly complex EPR implementation(s) with a minimum of five years transformation and change programme experience across an NHS or Healthcare setting.

About us

Our people are our greatest asset. When we feel supported and happy at work, this positivity reaches those very people we are here for, the patients. Engaged employees perform at their best and our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) initiatives contribute to cultivate a culture of engagement. We have four staff networks, a corporate EDI Team and a suite of programmes and events which aim to insert the 5 aspirations:
  • Improving representation at senior levels of staff with disabilities, from black, Asian, and ethnic minorities background, identify as LGBTQ+ and women, through improved recruitment and leadership development
  • Widening access (anchor institution) and employability
  • Improving the experience of staff with disability
  • Improving the EDI literacy and confidence of trust staff through training and development
  • Making equalities mainstream

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Leadership skills at the highest level are required for this role as it will involve bringing together large and multi-disciplinary teams, and many external providers to meet the required deadlines. The EPR Programme Director will support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service and is expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate values of the acute Trusts.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications and Training


    • Master's Degree level / /PHD or substantial equivalent experience
    • Evidence of continual professional development
    • Programme and project management qualification (Prince 2) and/or equivalent
    • MSP qualification or equivalent experience of delivering large scale and complex transformational change


    • Transformational qualification



    • Demonstrable experience of leading a complex EPR system implementation
    • Experience of working at a very senior level in a complex working environment
    • Extensive transformation and change management experience and knowledge across organisational and complex boundaries within a healthcare setting
    • Experience of leading a Programme Team tasked with delivering complex change management and/or EPR Programme
    • Knowledge of complex healthcare/or other complex organisational environments
    • Experience and knowledge of financial budgeting and performance data analysis
    • Knowledge and experience of driving forward benefits realisation
    • Experience of working in a similar role in an organisation of a similar scale .
    • Significant financial management experience of 7 figure budgets, forecasts, and programmes


    • Service design and development
    • Experience of creating national literature and presentations to senior global audiences

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


    Old Town Hall

    Rushy Green


    SE4 4RU

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