Digital Programme Manager

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust

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Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Digital Programme Manager to join our team and lead on our transformation programme. The successful post holder will have a key role in the delivery of the digital agenda across the Trust and with our partners.

We are looking for someone with significant understanding and experience of improvement and transformational project / programme management with excellent organisational and relationship skills.

You will have a professional, positive attitude and flexible approach as well as sensitive and effective communication skills. You will function well in a pressurised environment, confidently dealing with demanding situations

You will take a whole-systems approach, working closely with clinical and operational teams and corporate services to identify opportunities to improve services, then organise, plan and ultimately deliver key transformational work-streams, through developing and implementing appropriate programme management and digital systems.

The successful applicant should have a good understanding of the strategic aims and objectives of the healthcare system through the Long Term Plan especially related to digital.

Main duties of the job

The Trust has come a long way in a short space of time and needs to maintain this momentum. This role will be key to ensuring the Digital Programme is delivered and the benefits are realised.

The Digital Programme Manager will be responsible for leading the design, development, management and delivery of programmes and projects; supporting the delivery of multiple strategic solutions across the Trust.

About us

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults and childrens accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Womens and childrens services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is undergoing a Digital Transformation programme both within the Trust and as part of our Shaping Care Together sustainability programme.

The DIgital Programme Manager will be responsible for leading the design, development, management and delivery of programmes and projects; supporting the delivery of multiple strategic solutions within the Trust and across our partners.

The post-holder will lead project staff that provide an efficient, effective, high-quality, professional and co-ordinated service in line with strategic objectives and the approved digital programme of work.

The post-holder will work closely with senior managers and their teams within the IT Department, across the Trust and external partners.

Take a lead responsibility in service delivery in relation to all aspects of transformational change related to digital and informatics.

Programme manage and lead the development, implementation and use of informatics solutions to ensure delivery of high quality health and care services.

Work collaboratively with key stakeholders to ensure successful integration of information systems into clinical practice.

The post holder will need to be an excellent communicator and influencer, allowing them to build and maintain strong relationships within the IT Team, and with the wider team, as well as play an active role in the National migration programme, and collaboratively work with 3rd party suppliers.

Advertising Date: 12th May 2022

Closing Date: 7th June 2022

Shortlisting Date: 8th/9th June 2022

Interview Date: 17th June 2022

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to Masters level or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior level in a specialist area
  • PRINCE 2 Practitioner
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development in Programme\Project Management specialism

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable success in the planning and delivery of complex, multi-stakeholder programmes
  • Highly developed experience of managing a range of complex project and programme activities to formulate plans and strategies that have effect across multiple organisations.
  • Highly developed experience in the development of complex business cases
  • Highly developed experience of applying budgeting, benefits tracking and demand management principles to large scale and complex programmes and projects

Desirable

  • Experience in leading change projects and programmes in health and/or social care environments

Knowledge

Essential

  • Extensive understanding of change management processes and procedures, having led changes arising from upgrades to or implementation of a Trust wide clinical system.
  • Highly developed implementation experience of programme and project management methodologies that support significant organisational change
  • Demonstrable success in the planning and delivery of complex, multi-stakeholder programmes

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Employer details

Employer name

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust

Address

Ormskirk District General Hospital

Dicconson Way, Wigan Road,

Ormskirk, Lancashire,

L39 2AZ


Employer's website

https://www.southportandormskirk.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Paul Chadwick

Paul.Chadwick5@nhs.net

Date posted

12 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£47,126 to £53,219 a year per annum (Subject to Agenda for Change)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

347-3764409-B

Job locations

Ormskirk District General Hospital

Dicconson Way, Wigan Road,

Ormskirk, Lancashire,

L39 2AZ


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