Benefits Manager

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Programme Management Office (PMO) Benefits Manager to join our successful and established Programme Management Office based within the IM&T Directorate of Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals Trust.

We are looking for a committed, energetic and resilient individual to join our growing multi-disciplinary team. As our Benefits Manager you will work across an extensive and varied digital transformation portfolio, providing advice, support and challenge on the management of programme and project benefits. Your role will make an important contribution to the delivery of digital transformation and optimisation across the organisation.

  • Interview Date: 28th September 2022
  • 37 hours, 30 minutes/week
  • You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month's pay.

Newcastle Hospitals encourages all staff and volunteers who are appointed to join the Trust to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Main duties of the job

You will be working closely with other change professionals and operational leaders to help define, profile, validate and plan for benefits realisation, providing support and challenge on the quality and viability of claimed benefits.

The role of Benefits Manager will give you the opportunity to carry out analysis of complex qualitative and quantitative data and information providing decision-makers with the insight on expected benefits for Newcastle Hospitals Trust digital transformation portfolio and the delivery of the organisation's strategic objectives.

About us

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated 'Outstanding' by theCQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Date posted

08 September 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

317-2022-32-013

Job locations

Regent Point

317 Regent Point

NE3 3HD


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The benefits manager will carry out analysis of complex qualitative and quantitative data and information providing decision-makers and management with the insight on expected benefits identified within projects and programmes.
  • Provide administrative, project management and operational support to the Head of PMO Supporting and working with the programmes project managers, collating benefit reports and monitoring progress. Organising meetings, events and co-ordinating the use of programme and project resources.
  • Fulfilling the role of benefits manager, managing all the programmedocumentation in line with Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) and PRINCE2 standards.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The benefits manager will carry out analysis of complex qualitative and quantitative data and information providing decision-makers and management with the insight on expected benefits identified within projects and programmes.
  • Provide administrative, project management and operational support to the Head of PMO Supporting and working with the programmes project managers, collating benefit reports and monitoring progress. Organising meetings, events and co-ordinating the use of programme and project resources.
  • Fulfilling the role of benefits manager, managing all the programmedocumentation in line with Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) and PRINCE2 standards.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent experience e.g., IT, Business, Health or have significant experience in an IT change environment
  • Hold a current recognised project management qualification, preferably PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent experience in project management techniques

Knowledge

Essential

  • Specialist knowledge across a range of project management procedures and techniques underpinned by theory

Skills

Essential

  • Have experience of supporting projects and programmes
  • Be competent with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines including being self-motivated and organising workload
  • Ability to balance, prioritise and progress multiple tasks
  • Ability to demonstrate negotiation and persuasive skills

Desirable

  • Have experience of inter-agency working involving multiple and diverse partners

Experience

Essential

  • Have experience of managing project and programme benefits

Desirable

  • Have a good understanding of Trust policies and procedures
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent experience e.g., IT, Business, Health or have significant experience in an IT change environment
  • Hold a current recognised project management qualification, preferably PRINCE2 Foundation or equivalent experience in project management techniques

Knowledge

Essential

  • Specialist knowledge across a range of project management procedures and techniques underpinned by theory

Skills

Essential

  • Have experience of supporting projects and programmes
  • Be competent with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines including being self-motivated and organising workload
  • Ability to balance, prioritise and progress multiple tasks
  • Ability to demonstrate negotiation and persuasive skills

Desirable

  • Have experience of inter-agency working involving multiple and diverse partners

Experience

Essential

  • Have experience of managing project and programme benefits

Desirable

  • Have a good understanding of Trust policies and procedures

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Regent Point

317 Regent Point

NE3 3HD


Employer's website

https://careers.nuth.nhs.uk/why-us (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Regent Point

317 Regent Point

NE3 3HD


Employer's website

https://careers.nuth.nhs.uk/why-us (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Elaine Rice

elaine.rice1@nhs.net

07776181791

Date posted

08 September 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

317-2022-32-013

Job locations

Regent Point

317 Regent Point

NE3 3HD


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