NHS Digital Project Manager - Contract

Powys Temporary £153 - £175 per day
  • NHS role £175.80/day Inside IR35
  • initial 3 month contract

About Our Client

Government health body in Wales

Job Description

 Management of single or multiple projects spanning the entire process from business case development, project planning through to implementation and transition to operational use.
 Delivery of successful projects of diverse complexity across the Health, Social care and the wider partnership community.
 Assist with service development by working in conjunction with formal groups and practitioner / clinical leads identifying where Digital Transformation can support change to modernise services and improve departmental performance in line with service policy and delivery targets.
 Keep abreast of organisational projects and ensuring that strong links are made to related initiatives.
 Continuously evaluate new service ideas and approaches, together with sharing and connecting knowledge and people.
 Manage diagnostic work to investigate and analyse areas for improvement, ensuring suitable improvement techniques are being employed, the case for change is robust and the suggested way forward is owned. This will involve planning a broad range of complex activities which involve uncertainty and the project plans will need to be adapted to ensure any project outcome is aligned with the Digital Strategic Framework overall goals.
 Undertake diagnostic work that is highly complex in nature to investigate and analyse areas for improvement, deploying suitable improvement techniques to manage and support service change. The post holder will be required to work within general policies however they will be required to interpret national guidance and advise the Region as a result of their interpretation.
 Contribute to the development and delivery of standardisation and training to staff.
CAJE: 2014/0022
ESR Ref: 33755632 / Approval Date: 30/03/2020 3
 Recognise and promote 'Good Practice', such as supporting internal and external Award processes.
 Research 'new' models of care and 'Best Practice' sites, promoting and supporting Health and Social Care teams and support services around whole system thinking and service improvement change.
 Support Local Authorities and the Health Board Senior Managers in working with Service Groups and Clinical Directorates to deliver their service improvement plans.
 Ensuring programme and project objectives are delivered within budget, on time and to the standard and quality required.
 Deal with potentially highly contentious and controversial matters with tact and diplomacy, while ensuring that decisions are made in an open and transparent manner based on the evidence available - including supporting public meetings and formal consultation processes where necessary, involving imparting unwelcome news to stakeholders around service change.
 Present highly complex information to a wide range of stakeholders both within the Health Board and externally to ensure compliance with performance targets and strategic objectives.
 Develop and initialise projects including the development of appropriate project plans, project documentation including business cases, Project Initiation Documents, risks and issues logs, project budgets etc.
 Define resource requirements, project governance structure and appropriate project controls at project start up and ensure that these are agreed and adhered to for the duration of the project(s).
 Define measurable benefits and ensure that these are realised following project completion.
 Design, develop and implement projects and other funded activity, ensuring that benefits are measurable and aligned to the modernisation strategy.
 Ensuring business benefits are identified and owners agreed and assigned to achieve.
 Assign tasks/ actions to the project team and ensure these are completed on time.

The Successful Applicant


  • Experience delivering full project life cycle within NHS

What's on Offer

Band 7 £153.67 - £175.80/day Inside IR35

Initial 12 month contract, likely extension.

Remote work

Hayley Smith
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Phone number
+44 121 634 6933

Job summary

IT Project Manager
Public Sector
Contract type
Consultant name
Hayley Smith
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6933
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