Project Manager - NHS / IT healthcare systems - Homebased UK

To £60k + £5655 car allowance - Healthcare - Project / Programme Management
Ref: 747 Date Posted: Monday 06 Sep 2021
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Suitable for:  Senior Project Manager or Programme Manager with NHS / healthcare system or software experience

Location:  Homebased

Salary:  to £60k + £5655 car allowance

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client is looking for a Senior Project Manager with NHS / IT healthcare systems experience.  Essentially the role is responsible for all aspects of planning and deploying complex healthcare IT systems and services at NHS Trust and Health-Community level including the management of the client and 3rd parties.

Essential experience:

  • Min 5 years’ experience working at a Senior Project Manager or Programme Manager level
  • Approx 5-10 years NHS or health care domain experience
  • Practical experience in the delivery of large-scale IT led business change projects, ideally in an NHS setting such as the replacement of a hospital or mental health system
  • In depth knowledge of the NHS and Healthcare Information Systems
  • Understanding of the operational procedures within one or more care settings (ie Acute/Secondary Care, Mental Health, Primary Care etc)
  • Experience of working in a consultancy role (internal or external) and comfortable dealing with stakeholders at board level
  • Project management methodologies – Prince2 an advantage
  • Medical/clinical systems awareness or a clinical background an advantage

The Role:

  • The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring buy in from all parties, including client and 3rd parties. 
  • Presenting and reporting to project boards and senior management
  • Achieving milestone sign off, aspects of which may have dependencies upon client and 3rd parties
  • Identifying ad managing project issues and risks and escalating appropriately
  • Ensuring the overall solution, including operational procedures and workarounds is fit for purpose
  • Direct management of team(s) to deploy the solution
  • Providing demonstrations and workshops to the client and supplier
  • Providing consultancy around Change Management aspects of the projects

Full job description available

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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