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Digital Service Implementation Manager

Job Reference: 918-IX4930

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

Technology will set you free

Technology roles with this level of autonomy and impact are very hard to find. Join NHS Blood and Transplant as Digital Service Implementation Manager and you’ll be treated as the expert – with the freedom to act on your ideas, and use cutting-edge technology and innovative tools to deliver success your way. And all with the knowledge that what you’re doing is helping us save and improve lives by meeting the needs of donors and matching life-giving organs and blood to those who desperately need them.

Join our brand-new Digital Delivery team and you’ll help manage and evaluate change across a range of vital digital services used by patients, clinicians, researchers, scientists and donors. You’ll work closely with the talented development team to produce release plans, support validation and testing, and provide guidance about the implementation of new software versions.

You’ll work in an environment where there’s lots of innovation and change. We’ll look to you to:

  • release and deploy new versions of software and underpinning Digital Service technologies
  • own the transition for new and existing services including Early Life Support
  • support the planning and execution of Digital Service Continuity Testing.
  • work alongside Quality Assurance to support service validation & testing

We’re looking for experience of managing new software releases and changes to Digital

services, plus proven ability to present complex and sometimes contentious information to

technical and non-technical audiences. You’ll have a track record of operating in a DevOps model, and

knowledge of service design & transition aspects of the digital service management lifecycle. On a personal level, you’ll need a natural flair for teamwork, high standards, creativity and a great commitment to customer service.

In return, you can look forward to excellent development opportunities and rewards. Our Shine programme covers a wide variety of activities, supporting your personal and professional growth, including leadership skills and management techniques. You’ll also have access to a wealth of impressive benefits, including generous annual leave, an NHS pension, 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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