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NHS Project Manager (PO)

NHS Project Manager (PO)

Posted 7 May by Your World Healthcare

Band 6 NHS Project Manager (PO)

Location: Portsmouth

Temporary: Ongoing

Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Upto £20.00 (Umbrella) or £16.00 per hour (PAYE) dependent on experience

Skills & Experience:

  • Project Management, NHS experience preferred. Would consider other relevant public or third sector experience.
  • Degree Level or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of additional on-going training and development in-line with the specific requirements of this role
  • Project management qualification, PRINCE2, ITIL, MSP etc (or experience of Delivery) preferable
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop, produce and present a wide range of complex information reports and analysis on a regular and ad hoc basis. Reports include spreadsheet-based reports, which need to be presented in a high quality and user-friendly format.
  • Ability to work effectively and responsively with staff at all levels in the Trust, particularly business partners, service heads, divisional teams and clinicians
  • Ability to work with sensitive information


  • Support the production of project workbooks and plans - including milestones, KPIs, risk assessments and quality impact assessments; Ensure all plans are underpinned by a financial tracker (within project workbooks), detailing scheme savings and phasing with FYE and PYE financials;
  • Effectively organise and manage day to day activities ensuring that the agreed governance framework is adhered to and that the governance reporting timetable is continually updated throughout the programme lifecycle for projects relating to specific workstream;
  • Ensure that the robust project management methodology and CIP governance is applied to all existing and new plans and projects;
  • Contribute to cross-cutting, corporate programmes across the Trust proactively identifying managing project interdependencies with clear KPIs;
  • Adhere to the comprehensive performance reporting framework to ensure key stakeholders are regularly appraised of progress against plans, key risk to delivery and actions to mitigate those risks;
  • Ensure the project documentation library and central repository of programme management documents (Sharepoint) is kept up to date;
  • Work closely with finance colleagues building effective relationships to ensure a consistent approach to quantifying and validating planned proposals and tracking financial performance delivery of the workstreams;
  • Work with work stream and project leads to monitor project plans obtaining updates on risks to and achievement of milestones, KPIs, quality and financial objectives;
  • Ensure the Trust Quality Impact Assessment (QIA) process is followed for all projects ensuring appropriate version control and that QIA outcomes are properly identified and tracked with a clear audit trail in place;
  • Review and challenge all elements of plans to ensure that plans are clearly articulated, metrics are robust, financial plans and forecasts are realistic and achievable and that quality impact and risk assessments are completed appropriately;

Required skills

  • Financial Performance
  • Project Plans
  • CIP
  • Performance Reporting

Reference: 37907821

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