We have an exciting opportunity for ambitious and highly organised Project Manager to join our Digital Transformation EPR team. We have recently gone live with Sunrise EPR across a wide number of areas which will enable us to support and maximise clinical benefits as well as improve operational processes. Ideally you will have worked within an NHS environment and possess an active project management qualification. You will need to work closely with other project managers, senior clinicians, directorate teams and corporate teams as well as engage with our external stakeholders.
Our Digital Transformation EPR team comprises of business change and configuration analysts who work together with our staff to develop the clinical functionality of our new EPR system, including adapting workflows to meet clinical and operational needs as well as troubleshooting issues arising with the system, and leading on future developments as it is embedded in other areas of the Trust.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for an experienced IT Project Manager to work with the Digital Transformation Team managing projects around the Sunrise Electronic Patient Record.
Main duties of the job
Key responsibilities will include managing project plans, communicating with clinical and non-clinical staff, engaging with third party organisations and reporting to project boards to update on progress. You will need to respond to challenging deadlines and demonstrate effective prioritisation of tasks. You will be enthusiastic, confident and have a proven track record of delivering multiple complex projects at rapid pace. Your energy and commitment will inspire those around you and you will demonstrate a passion for improving patient care.
You will have strong communication skills with an appreciation of process and workflow. Structured, systematic thinking to work to solutions is essential. You must also be able to articulate issues to and communicate to the team to develop the EPR to meet the service needs as well as keeping to tight programme deadlines and working within available resources.
You will be expected to:
- Deliver the Project on time
- Deliver the Project within delegated budget
- Deliver the Project to contractual standards
- Deliver the Project so that the delivered services are sustainable in terms of budgets, standards and risks.
- Management of project staff and workstreams
- Mitigate business risk and enhance business reputation
- Ensure key partnerships and third-party relationships are developed, maintained and sustained.
- Regularly provide reports back to the Head of Digital Programmes.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 500,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.
The Trust’s core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients – the first of its kind in the country.
We employ over 6,500 full and part-time staff in a huge range of clinical and non-clinical roles across both of our hospital sites.
25 April 2023
Agenda for change
£41,659 to £47,672 a year pa pro rata
Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.
Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at standard level.
At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work
- Educated to Post Graduate diploma level / equivalent level of work experience and knowledge
- PRINCE2 Practitioner, similar qualification or equivalent level of work experience and knowledge
- ILM Management level 4, or equivalent qualification/ level of work experience and knowledge. Willingness to complete within 2 years if not held.
- ECDL or equivalent
- Evidence of Continual Professional Development
- Current knowledge project management and its application
- Current knowledge of relevant local and national strategies.
- Knowledge of project methodology
- Significant experience of working in an NHS/social care or voluntary sector setting
- Experience of managing successful change across professional boundaries
- Participation in significant change management projects
- Experience of monitoring budget control, contract negotiation, procurement and financial procedures
- Demonstrable success in building, leading, motivating, managing and developing teams.
- Proven ability to influence at all levels of the organisation.
- Ability to work on own initiative and organise / prioritise own workload and that of the team to operate effectively
- Proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a manner which is clear, fluent and persuasive
- Proven ability to analyse and appropriately present complex information so that it is easy to understand
- Experience in leading engagement of staff in the implementation of a Trust wide IT system
Certificate of Sponsorship
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