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Digital Project Manager

Band 6

Main area
IM&T
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-TWS-0915-INT
Site
Royal Derby Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
07/07/2022 23:59
Interview date
21/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

We are looking  to recruit a Digital Project Manager within our Digital Services Project team.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a strong technical background and Project Management experience to work on supporting the delivery of a wide array of Digital Technology projects at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton (UHDB).

This post requires a sound understanding of the Organisation and its business and in-depth knowledge of NHS IM&T policies and procedures.

The post holder will need to be;

  • Customer focused and with good communication skills
  • In possession of  excellent time management skills along with the ability to work on their own initiative with little supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to tight timescales.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to ensure successful delivery of the Digital Programme
  • Ability to work as part of an effective team.
  • Have a clear understanding of Information Technology and the impact this has within the Trust.

Hours: Full-time Monday to Friday  37.5 hours per week with support for Go Lives indicating weekend working.

Main duties of the job

Based at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, the ideal candidate will be responsible for:-

  • Effective scoping, planning, implementation, delivery & monitoring of a range of concurrent projects, on a Trust wide basis.
  • Producing accurate and well-structured project documentation (incl. Project Brief, Project Initiation Document, Project Plans, End Stage Reports etc.) in line with PRINCE2.
  • Developing work plans, schedules and targets for projects.
  • Organising and chairing project planning and progress meetings, creating agendas and completing action logs.
  • Overseeing project communication to ensure team members understand their roles and tasks, and key stakeholders are kept informed of project progress.
  • Reporting project progress to senior management and advising on options to address project issues, as they arise.

Closing date of applications: 7th July 2022

Interview date: 21st July 2022

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB – this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

 

Person specification

Knowledge and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Educated to degree level plus project /programme management or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience of working with project and improvement methodologies
  • Advanced level of IT Literacy with experience of using a range of IT Applications
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise work
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience of working within a health care setting
  • Have an understanding of the current health care agenda, knowledge of NHS Challenges, National and local Drivers
  • Experience of change management within a health care setting
  • Have an understand of the current health care agenda, knowledge of NHS Challenges
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in a supervisory capacity

Skills

Essential criteria
  • A understanding and working knowledge of PRIINCE 2/Agile Methodologies
  • Advanced level of IT literacy with experience of using a range of IT Applications
  • Good organisation skills and the ability to prioritise work
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Desirable criteria
  • PRINCE 2 /Agile Foundation or Practitioner qualification

Communication Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to provide and receive complex sensitive or contentious information and ideas
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Communicate effectively, demonstrating confidence and resilience when dealing with individuals and large groups
  • Engage colleagues at all levels and negotiate, influence and motiviate to ensure project delivery
  • Possess presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate complex messages, which are open to interpretaion and not always straightforward
Desirable criteria
  • Certificate or Qualification in Presenting
  • Ability to assist iin training staff in the use of the Project Management and Service Improvement methodologies

Analytical and judgemental ski

Essential criteria
  • Assimilates and analyses complex information and situations related to the implementation of the Transformation Project/Service Change
  • Identify hazards, assess and categorise risks, where appropriate developing and implementing control measures to prevent further risk
Desirable criteria
  • Understand and communicate to others the power of information to provide baseline measurements, key performance indicators and celebrating success such as run charts and Statistic Process

Planning and Organisation Skil

Essential criteria
  • Plan and manage a broad range of complex activities whilst dealing with regular ad hoc requirements.
  • Where there is slippage adjust and restructure plans to meet strategic targets
  • Report on a regular basis to line manager and management teams
  • Excellent Time Management Skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Tina Melniks
Job title
Digital Programme Manager
Email address
tina.melniks@nhs.net
Telephone number
07823373770
Additional information

Kerrie Furness  kerrie.furness@nhs.net 

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
University Hospital of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Training Centre
Rehab Block
Level 3
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 786652 / 07385 367222