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Digital Services Project Manager

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Are you ready to make a significant impact in the world of digital healthcare? UHBW is on the hunt for a number of Project Managers to join our diverse programme team within Digital Services. Following the approval of the Digital Strategy the need for experienced project management has never been more important. Supporting the delivery of Digital Strategy, we are looking for dynamic individuals with experience in healthcare project management. We particularly welcome female applicants and those from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minoritycandidates, as they are under-represented within Digital Services at this level. This is an opportunity for a twelve months fixed term (secondment will be considered) and may be reviewed at the end of that period.

Main duties of the job

The Project Manager will be responsible for:
  • Delivery of the Digital Strategy
  • Delivering specification development, procurement, implementation and transition to business as usual support of key clinical and non-clinical systems.
  • Ensuring that all Projects within the post-holder's remit are managed in accordance with recognized project management principles and are delivered on time, within budget, to the agreed specification and scope, and to the set quality standards required to achieve agreed outcomes and benefits.
  • Working with the Head of Programmes/Senior Programme Manager/Programme Manager to promote a reputation for professional and effective programme and project delivery by the Digital Services teams.
  • Liaising with colleagues and stakeholders throughout the Trust to ensure that their project delivery expectations are understood clearly documented and reliably met.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward- thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant experience (5 years, including 2 in project management)
  • Project Management Qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Formal training in MS Project

Knowledge and Experience


  • Operational experience of successful project management of Healthcare or other large public sector IM& T systems implementation
  • Experience of producing documentation, implementation plans and other reports
  • Experience in MS software e.g. Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook
  • Experience of communicating with staff at all levels in a large and complex organisation


  • Staff management

Skills and Abilities


  • Knowledge of current Digital/IM& T best practice, including security and confidentiality
  • Understanding of the business processes and information requirements of the digital agenda
  • Ability to analyse complex issues, and perform risk assessment and option appraisal
  • Ability to produce and implement plans
  • Ability to communicate technical and other specialist issues to non-specialist staff


  • Understanding of IM& T and its application to the Healthcare working environment
  • Appreciation of Digital training needs assessment and provision, for clinical and non-clinical staff, to enable the delivery of new services and systems

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Digital Services

40 Southwell Street



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