IM&T Project Team Manager
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
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We have an exciting opportunity in our Digital team for an experienced Project Team Manager who will be leading a team of project staff delivering a broad range of digital projects across our IM&T Programme making the most of modern technology to transform services enabling the organisation to become more efficient and effective.
If you are a dedicated and experienced leader with an eye for detail and project delivery experience our Project Team Manager role could be the job for you.
A major part of this role is capacity and resource planning within your direct project team working closely with Service Leads across the organisation to gain commitment to delivery. A good understanding of capital and revenue management would be of benefit to support the effective utilisation and tracking of funds available to ensure deliverables are within cost and scope
Showcasing excellent leadership and communication skills you will be able to work effectively across organisational, technical and political boundaries, understanding the context with the ability to quickly form good working relationships. You know how to make complex and technical information and language simple and accessible for non-technical audiences.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will be able to engage stakeholders to transform their ways of working, influencing and negotiating with integrity to ensure our deliverables meet stakeholder needs, improve outcomes for people and deliver the benefits to the services, patients and wider organisation.
As direct line manager for a team of project staff you will be keen to develop your own skills and that of the team promoting continual improvement. You will be confident in all aspects of line management such as appraisals and grievances, including performance tracking and will maintain our kind and compassionate leadership style.
As the Manager of a Project Delivery Team you will be expected to inspire and motivate your staff utilising excellent leadership and communication skills.
Accountable for all project management governance tasks keeping all key project documentation up to date. Working within tolerance and utilising both Prince 2 methodology with an Agile mindset throughout delivery. You can work in a fast-paced, evolving environment and use an iterative method and flexible approach to enable rapid delivery.Ensuring all work throughout the Project Delivery Team is managed against organisational priority and aligned to the strategic objectives of the Trust.
You will be expected to provide visibility of the work of the team to the organisation, working in an open and transparent way, creating a culture of sharing and reflective learning ensuring continuous improvement.
At Dorset HealthCare we're on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We're a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.
We do things differently here - it's one of the reasons the CQC rated us 'outstanding' in 2019. It's also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you're looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.
Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.
Working with us you'll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don't know. And you'll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.
For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.
You will be expected to adhere to our standardised approach to produce various project documents supporting governance and engagement activities, working collaboratively with the IM&T Programme Team to enhance and develop this aspect.
As part of our vision to have a skilled, diverse and caring workforce, Dorset HealthCare is working in partnership with The Princes Trust to support people getting into work, as part of this partnership, we are offering an employability service to support individuals between 16-30 years old with application writing, interview skills and other employment support. If you would like or know of anyone who would value this support please do contact email@example.com