IT Technical Project Manager – NHS

West Midlands
£27.02 per hour (Band 7 agency capped)
03 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Finegreen Consultant
Specialist Area
Technical services, ICT
Full Time
A large NHS organisation is currently seeking a very capable individual to join their team on an interim basis, assisting with National IT strategies related to the NHS. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Support the overall programme of work to achieve the successful implementation of both short and long term and both local and national IT projects throughout the organisation; 
  • Ensure that all projects are run to PRINCE2 standards and that an auditable trail exists throughout the life of the project; 
  • Negotiate with clinical and management colleagues a practical plan regarding project deliverables as required to achieve the strategy;
  • Monitor the progress of each work-stream against the agreed project plan, and intervene at any point where there is a risk of delay, resource overuse or unacceptable quality; 
  • Identify conflicting priorities and propose appropriate action to deliver the overall programme of work; 
  • Assess risk for key tasks in each work-stream and estimate, in negotiation with managers, the likelihood and impact of the risk; 
  • Take ownership of the Project Budget and Project Change Control and Business Contingency planning for all projects; 
  • Justify decisions taken within each project, through reference to evidence maintained in project archives, when required to do so by any audit authority; 
  • Lead in the development of business cases, with documentation in line with local and national standards; 
  • Lead the development of Project Brief and Project Initiation Documentation (PID); 
  • Lead and manage the project governance framework including risk register and benefits realisation reporting; 
  • Develop, contribute to or revise policies and procedures related to operational areas within the project; 
  • Work with Change Managers in the organisation to analyse the business processes employed within clinical, administrative and management services across all project areas; 
  • Liaise with the Trust’s Informatics Training Manager to plan appropriate training to support project delivery; 
  • Plan and account for the overall project budget and physical resourcesassets ensuring that resources are committed to ensure successful delivery, reporting variances to the project board as appropriate; 
A successful candidate will have:
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills; 
  • Hold a proven ability to produce and present structured project reporting in accordance with PRINCE2; 
  • Significant, recent experience working within Informatics within the NHS, this is required due to the complexity of NHS standard national policies and implementations. 
  • Hold PRINCE II Qualification. 
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email 

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