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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/05/2020.

Implementation Manager - East of England Ambulance Service Trust

Job Reference: 202-A-20-12387

Employer:
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Ambulance Radio Programme
Location:
Home Based with Regular National Travel
Salary:
£45,753 - £51,668

Job Summary

The Implementation Manager is required to set up and maintain quality and direction within the Ambulance Radio Programme projects. This is an essential role, with responsibility for managing the successful implementation and hand-over to lifetime management. The Implementation Manager is expected to support the National ARP Director, Head of Service Delivery, and the Senior Implementation Manager in developing and managing an implementation strategy and plan for each Trust project and to manage the implementation of the Ambulance Radio Programme at designated Ambulance Trusts and service delivery areas.

 

The Ambulance Radio Programme (ARP) is hosted by the South Western Ambulance Service. It delivers radio based mobile communications services to all English Ambulance Trusts. ARP is now working with a National cross government programme entitled the Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) which has been established with the remit of delivering the future national mobile communication capabilities for all emergency services. ESMCP is hosted by the home office and has representation from all the emergency services. Two new programmes have been established Control Room Solution (CRS) and Mobile Data Vehicle Solutions (MDVS). Both Programmes will need to closely adhere to the timescales of the ESMCP delivery to ensure critical communications are maintained.

 

 

Qualifications/Skills Required for the Role include (but are not limited to):

  • Degree or 10 years relevant work experience

  • 5 years structured project management methodology, e.g. PRINCE practitioner/experience

  • Experience of Supplier Management

  • Track record of successfully prioritising simultaneous activities within time scale and budget

  • Management Experience of producing assessments for senior management

  • Experience of managing projects with a large cross functional programme

  • Ability to manage complex interfaces

  • Planning and managing of risk in a project environment

  • Proven ability to function as a member of a multi professional team

  • Experience and knowledge of budgetary management

     Communication:

    The role requires well developed communications and relationship management skills. The post holder will be required to maintain relationships with a range of suppliers, ambulance trusts, the wider NHS and other emergency services. ARP delivers critical communications to the Ambulance service and hence the discussion of issues related to its delivery may be sensitive and contentious and will take place in a highly emotive atmosphere.

     Experience:

    The post holder must have highly developed specialist knowledge of the operations Ambulance Trusts particularly in their emergency communication and information technology requirements and systems. They must have practical experience of delivering service improvements that will ensure that the ARP service meets the operational requirements of the Trusts.

     

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 is available within the job description. Please also look out for our LinkedIn Page.




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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