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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/01/2021.

Project Manager

Job Reference: 349-SMH-010-21

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Project Management
NW GLH Manchester, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a motivated and organised Project Manager to join the Group Informatics Programme team at Manchester Foundation Trust (MFT) and be part of one of the largest Acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff. Group Informatics respond quickly and flexibly to the demands of the wider organisation, ensuring that we provide multiple services fit for purpose, whilst evolving our capability and tools to deliver an ambitious digital transformation change programme for the future.

This is a 1 year fixed term position based at, and working closely with, the NW NHS Genomics Laboratory Hub (NW GLH) Manchester site at St Mary’s Hospital. The NW GLH is one of 7 GLHs recently created as part of a national reorganisation to provide a national genomic medicine service. It is a highly regarded, CPA accredited, NHS clinical service provider of Genomics to a population of 7.2 million people in the North West of England as well as a wide range of national and international specialist referrals. The NW GLH is currently undergoing a significant transformational change program and is in the process of implementing a Whole Genome Sequencing service as well as multiple ancillary projects to support the national genomics service reorganisation.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity where you will be able to obtain and demonstrate extensive project management experience and skill. Flexible, committed and approachable, you will possess solid communications and interpersonal skills and have a calm head under pressure. With a good eye for detail, you will be able to confidently deal with competing priorities, emerging issues and differing viewpoints. You will also have excellent development opportunities with access to training to support a team ethos based on learning, development and career progression.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAndrew WallaceEmail

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

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