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Digital Health Project Manager - NHS (b7)

Your World Healthcare
19.50 - 29.00 GBP Hourly
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Digital Health Project Manager

Location: Norwich

Parking: Our client cannot offer any parking; however, Park and Ride is free

Job Type: Temporary

Duration of booking: Expected to last up to the March 2024 and maybe longer

Proposed start date: ASAP

Sector: Healthcare

Base: Healthcare based

Band: 7

Pay Rates:

All the above rates are dependent on skill and experience.

Working Days and Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (37.5 hours per week)

Remote working option: Remote working / Hybrid is an option (To be discussed at interview stage)

Travelling for work purposes: n/a

Job Purpose:

The post holder will provide support to project and service leads through a benefits and business change management process to support day to day practice, performance management and service development, facilitating, enabling, and managing the successful change elements of specific projects from within national and local digital initiatives


  • Apply a structured project management approach for the delivery of specific projects within the transformation workstreams and across the organisation where appropriate Manage on time, within scope and budget the delivery of products required for achieving the successful implementation of projects.
  • Report progress and raise any change controls to the Sponsor and the Project Board. Lead and guide relevant programme and project boards and/ or User Groups ensuring regular meetings are held, minutes/actions kept, appropriate reports are presented and agreed actions are implemented.
  • Ensure that all key stakeholders Trust wide are engaged and communicated with as the projects move forward and to consider their views, lead on the development of relevant stakeholder, engagement and communication plans and activities.
  • Take responsibility for the implementation of specific projects, including the organisation and allocation of resources and materials, and the effective management of budget where allocated.
  • Maintain all necessary project documentation, including business cases, project initiation documents, risk registers, schedules etc
  • Directly manage project team resources as assigned. Be involved in identifying and recruiting appropriate resources from across the Trust throughout the duration of the project, using persuasion and influencing skills to motivate or re-energise to ensure successful delivery. This may require liaison with the line manager in reporting staff performance.
  • Research and audit compliance of projects to ensure that they are undertaken to the appropriate standards and methodology.
  • Ensure all developed products are fit-for-purpose and meet relevant operational acceptance criteria, including clinical safety standards. Assess and critically appraise new systems and workflows and carry out product evaluations and options appraisals.
  • Liaise with staff engaged on other related projects across the local health community to ensure consistency of policy, standards, and products.
  • Ensure that the scope and deliverables of projects will result in operational benefits and implement means of measuring these. Identify potential benefits and assist in the development of a benefits realisation plan to maximise value and build upon the ideas of patients and other key stakeholders
  • Facilitate the inclusion of Change activity in projects to enable the achievement of agreed goals and expected benefits, connecting with staff at all levels and disciplines to facilitate and prepare them for the transition to new ways of working.

Essential Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  • Relevant, project management and/or change qualifications such as Prince2 Practitioner, AgilePM, APMP, Six Sigma, LeanGood standard of general education (minimum GCSE level or equivalent)
  • Extensive experience at a senior level delivering ICT enabled change projects across a wide area of applications and/or gained through working in an operational management capacity e.g. ward, department or section leader
  • Experience of working across organisational and professional boundaries to achieve common goals.
  • Experience of delivering transformational, sustainable change into operational business units
  • Experience of applying structured project management processes
  • Significant experience and knowledge of the use of project management software tools
  • Previous experience on significant Health Service project within an acute environment
  • Procurement knowledge and experience
  • Previous experience on significant Health Service project within an acute environment
  • Procurement knowledge and experience Knowledge of the application and use of IT in the NHS and its strategic application
  • Ability to plan and implement a project from conception through to completion
  • Ability to analyse complex business process and procedural issues and to provide creative solutions
  • Ability to write and present accurate and concise reports to various groups at all levels and to use them to influence others at decision making levels
  • Ability to identify and resolve resistance and blockages
  • Able to negotiate effectively with others and be persuasive, sometimes in contentious situations, to drive changes and enable achievement of project milestones
  • The post holder will help to formulate long-term strategic plans, manage change control, and initiate exception reports where required for the local health community
  • Experience of Business Analysis techniques


Do you have experience working as a Digital Health Project Manager

Do you have previous experience on significant Health Service project within an acute environment?

Do you have experience at a senior level delivering ICT enabled change projects across a wide area of applications?

Do you have EPR experience?

Do you meet the criteria above and available to start immediately?

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