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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/05/2020.

Programme Management Office Analyst - ARP

Job Reference: 202-A-20-12381

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Ambulance Radio Programme
Bristol, St James
£38,890 - £44,503

Job Summary:

The Ambulance Radio Programme (ARP)is committed to delivering technological system improvements to AmbulanceTrusts which will ensure and enhance interoperable communications between Ambulance Trusts, the NHS, and other emergency responders.

ARP offers the opportunity to work within a technology and mobile communications programme that makes a real difference to ability of the ambulance service to respond to the needs of its patients.

The Ambulance Radio Programme have established a Programme management office (PMO). As the various procurements for CRS, MDVS, and ESMCP progress the volume and complexity of the activities required by the PMO is increasing.


The post holders’ responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Development and ongoing management of a configuration management plan which will describe any specific procedures, identify roles and responsibilities to be effective, predictable and repeatable during the Programme life cycle.
  • Ensure all changes to configuration items are documented. An important aspect is the ability to identify the interrelationships between configuration items. This is essential information for the ‘review’ and ‘assessment’ steps in the change control process
  • Responsible for development of document standards and version control throughout ARP
  • Development and on-going management of a suite of reports
  • Manage project risks and responsible for identification of slippages and escalation to the Head of Service Delivery
  • Manage and assist with the quality assurance process.
  • Develop and assist with the development of Programme communication plans.



  • Degree or Equivalent
  • Structured professional course and qualification in: PRINCE2, or MSP


  • General management or ITIL Service Management qualification.

What we offer in addition to a competitive salary you can look forward to the following benefits:

  • 27 days annual leave entitlement increasing with service
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • A range of NHS Discounts covering, for example, shops, restaurants, gym, mobile phones, and insurance

Further information in the job description

At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) every team member matters, we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest possible range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees and patients and communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individual needs and to enable a positive, welcoming environment in which our people and their careers can thrive.

As the first Ambulance Trust in the Country to be registered as a NHS Foundation Trust (FT) SWAST offers consistent high-quality, locally responsive and trusted care to the residents and the transient population of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.

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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.

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