Programme Manager (NHS)
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Programme Manager to work for an Acute Foundation Trust (working with partners across the care community) to deliver a unique, cross care setting, real time, patient centric electronic health record that will improve the quality and delivery of care to the patient. The successful applicant will join an existing team and will play a pivotal and active role in leading the transition towards the use of an electronic patient record across the Trust. This role forms part of a multi-skilled team which is committed to service delivery and continual improvement of a fit for purpose customer focused programme.
The post holder is responsible for administering change programmes and monitor projects such that cost, quality, plan, time and benefits realisation are controlled and achieved, ensuring that all projects adhere to the best practices and standard approaches for project management.
The Programme Manager develops and implements best practice to enable the successful delivery of a broad range of Digital and business change projects to stakeholders across the business. The main responsibilities of the PMO include scope and business case management; programme vision and blueprint development; benefits and quality management; stakeholder management; portfolio management; programme and project planning including milestone management; risk and issues management and supporting the wider vendor management activities.
Integral to delivering these responsibilities will be financial management; maintaining risks, issues, assumptions, actions logs; resource forecasting; change control; dependency management; and programme reporting.
Operationally, the PMO manager provides and enables project prioritisation, management information, financial reporting, resource planning, decision making, and recruitment.
The programme Manager will also line manager a number of key roles outlined below.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
Defining the programme's governance and reporting arrangements against that structure.
Ensure the successful implementation of the Trusts Right Care strategy, responsibilities, services and deliverables
Monitor Programme reporting and assist the IHR Programme Director in reporting to Senior Management.
Establish frameworks and standards for Programme and Project Management
Manage and compile Programme related financial and KPI information supporting the role of Business Intelligence to fully evaluate the programme.
Oversee project costs and ensure finances are well managed
Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses to support business case development and the implementation of projects
Provide and maintain a capacity planning and resource tracking service across the programme
Update and maintain the Risk Log, Action Log, Decisions Log, and Issue Register
Promote awareness and responsibility for adherence to change management, clinical safety, with particular attendance to clinical safety profile, adherence to relevant national standards (e.g. DCB0129/DCB0106 ) and business continuity.
Ensure the appropriate programme benefits are identified, quantified and their realisation planned
Track financial reporting whilst ensuring that the programme and projects adhere to the corporate financial processes
Ensure cross-programme dependencies are managed and the dependency log is accurately maintained
Provide a quality assurance role in line with defined Programme Management Office process
Coordinate project closure to distil good practice and ensure lessons learned are logged
Build cohesion within the PMO team and motivate them to produce quality work
Deputise for the IHR Programme Director when required
Define and embed project control and governance
Provide Project planning, Milestone management, Scope management, Resource forecasting; Financial Management; Change Management across the project portfolio
Reporting the progress of the programme at regular intervals within the established reporting framework
Ensure efficient change control methods and process are utilised
The successful applicant will have some or all of the below qualifications
- Programme and Project Support Office (BCS
- Professional Certification (formerly ISEB) PPSO)
- Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (APMG - P30)
- Managing Successful Programmes (MSP™); Management of Risk (MoR)
- Management of Value (MoV)
- Portfolio, Programme and Project Management
- Maturity Model (P3M3) or other PMO qualification
- Prince2 Practitioner
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This post is full time (37.5 hours a week) and the duration is initially until the end of March 2020 with the view of further extension.
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