ICT Senior Project Manager

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

The Trust is at the forefront of Electronic Patient Record (EPR) implementations that support the delivery of patient care. We constantly aim to be innovative and at the leading edge of delivering ICT that benefits our patients and supports our staff in their work. We are committed to using technology to support the improvement of the various objectives of the organisation, such as supporting new ways of delivering care at either our hospitals, or to facilitate collaborative working with our Health Partners or the wider Community. The ICT innovations and projects helping us to achieve this include links between key corporate systems to enable sharing of information, a replacement EPR system, Electronic Document Management system, increasing integration with our Partners and working toward a Local Unified Care record.

This is a permanent position.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Project Manager, with experience of successful implementation through the project lifecycle. We have some very interesting projects such as a collaboration with the UK first Artificial Intelligence for Imaging centre in our portfolio.

You will engage with a broad spectrum of users across the Trust and with external agencies, and work as part of the Project Management Team, liaising closely with other teams in the ICT department, developing and maintaining key corporate systems as well as implementing innovations and delivering ICT solutions that translate into tangible clinical benefit for patients.

Significant Project Management experience, application of PRINCE 2 (or equivalent methodology), assertiveness, ability to work with senior staff members, strong influencing skills, excellent communication skills in both written and oral media and a demonstrable record of successful implementation to time and budget are essentials for the role.

You will have a comprehensive understanding of the issues challenging large Acute Trusts in implementing ICT solutions. As such, you will be able to deal with competing priorities and at the same time you will be able to take stakeholders forwards on the journey of project management governance. This is an exciting and challenging role and you will make a vital contribution to the Trust’s continued delivery of its ICT strategy.

No agencies please.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Senai Jimenez

Job title Head of ICT Programmes and Projects

Email address

Reference: 40882505

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