Project Officer

Recruiter
NHS England
Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
22 Jun 2018
Closes
22 Jul 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks (SCN) supports health systems to improve health outcomes of their local communities by connecting commissioners, providers, professionals, patients and the public across pathways of care to share best practice and innovation, measure and benchmark quality and outcomes, and drive improvement.

The SCN is guided by best clinical evidence and strategies, and is part of the devolved Health and Social Care System in Greater Manchester. More than ever Networks will be guided first and foremost by what makes the best sense for the people of Greater Manchester. In light of this, ‘Taking Charge’ – The Plan for Greater Manchester guides the Networks alongside partners across the Health and Care System in Greater Manchester in the delivery of health and social care.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and professional individual to join a fast paced and dynamic team working as Project Officer in the Long Term Conditions Network.

As Project Officer, The Post Holder Will Enjoy The Challenge Of Working As Part Of a Busy Team, The Successful Candidate Will

  • Ensure that a portfolio of work is planned, managed and delivered effectively and in a timely manner;
  • Ensure accurate and open communication and co-ordination with a range of organisations and individuals, researching and drafting correspondence and papers and ensuring the management of specific tasks, lead reporting and analysis across a range of specialties, functions and projects;
  • Effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders, including presenting reports and information at high level formal meetings;
  • Participate in relevant internal and external working groups/projects, services, and initiatives which may be highly complex, sensitive, political, and contain contentious information with the aim of providing information and analytical advice to the teams;
  • Work with members of the team to develop and implement project systems/processes that will provide accurate and timely data;
  • Provide extensive PMO support;
  • Communicate information, risks, issues and dependencies, including briefings and reports to Project teams, sponsors and a range of internal and external staff.


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This post is available as Fixed Term Contract / Secondment opportunity until 31st March 2019. You will need to ensure current line manager approval for a secondment if you are currently working in the NHS.

There is a real opportunity for the post-holder to assist the work programmes and projects, by working with colleagues to provide dedicated Project Officer Support. We are looking for individuals that can be professional and challenging, methodical and creative, but above all people who put patients and the quality of care they receive at the heart of all they do. You will be accountable and responsible to a Project and Programme Manager who will support you with your day-to-day responsibilities.

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see the job description for competencies.

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