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Digital Delivery Manager

Job Reference: 918-IM4933

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Solutions Delivery
Filton, Bristol
£37,570 to £43,772

Let tech set you free

At NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), next-generation technology is a fundamental part of our goal to be the best donation service in the world. But to take full advantage of cutting-edge digital innovation, we need to build a team of driven and talented tech professionals. Join NHS Blood & Transplant and you’ll be treated as the expert – with the freedom to act on your ideas and use the latest tools to deliver success your way. Technology roles with this level of autonomy and impact are very hard to find, and your work will help us save and improve lives by meeting the needs of donors and matching life-giving organs and blood to those who desperately need them.

As our Digital Delivery Manager, you’ll be responsible for a range of challenging, agile projects designed to increase our digital capabilities and further our abilities as a donation service. Working with our brand-new multi-disciplinary, high-skilled digital team, you’ll create project plans and allocate resource effectively, turning our user needs into tangible deliverables in the process. Playing a key role in strategic and day-to-day decision making, you’ll also act as Scrum Master during daily sprint calls and become a vital link between key stakeholders and the digital team. Strong leadership is key here, as you’ll need to motivate the team to achieve high standards and continuously improve.

Occasionally you’ll be required to travel and spend time away from base, which will involve working irregular hours and overnight stays.

You’ll have a proven track record in leading and motivating digital project teams, rolling out large-scale change and engaging with key stakeholders throughout an organisation. You should have experience using digital project management tools, agile methodologies and working with external agencies and suppliers to develop internal capabilities.

We’re also looking for candidates who are skilled communicators, influencers and collaborators. You should combine these abilities with a sound grasp of IT, a wide range of tech terminology, and advanced keyboard skills.

You’ll be educated to post-graduate level or equivalent and a member of an appropriate professional body e.g. Certified Scrum Product Owner.

Your learning and development are crucial to us. When you join NHSBT, your manager will discuss your career aims and we’ll find the right opportunities to make them happen. Our Shine programme covers a breadth of activities to support your personal and professional growth, including leadership skills, management techniques as well as scientific and clinical development. With us, you’ll also have access to a wealth of impressive benefits, including generous annual leave, an NHS pensions, flexible working and childcare vouchers.

The closing date for applications is midnight on the evening of Wednesday 4th December, interviews are anticipated to be held in the week commencing 9th December, subject to confirmation.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

We’re an inclusive organisation that reflects the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

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