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Commercial Project Manager - Bank

Job Reference: 449-CP989

Solent NHS Trust
Commercial Team
£21.53 p/hour (plus 10% annual leave uplift)

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

The NHS is at a crucial moment in its journey in managing and recovering from the global pandemic. Here at Solent, one of our priorities over the next year will be reshaping our approach to strategic and operational planning and project delivery. We are seeking motivated, flexible project and planning professionals to lead, coordinate and deliver a range of organisational priorities.

We are looking for individuals who are solution-focused with highly developed communication skills and demonstrable experience in the management of projects and/or programmes.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a high degree of flexibility, responsiveness and enthusiasm and will be able to rapidly move between and re-prioritise pieces of work as business demands necessitate.

You will have experience and relevant qualifications/training in one or more of the following areas:

  • Business planning
  • Project planning and coordination
  • Project management
  • Programme management
  • Bid writing and tender management

Successful candidates will be selected to join our project management bank and be called upon as required to support and deliver local NHS business priorities.

In return we offer a flexible working environment, training opportunities and an organisation that truly focused on the well-being of our staff. We have a great story to tell at Solent: one of courage, initiative, kindness, and patient centred care.

This is an exciting time to join team Solent.

Job Responsibilities

  • Project and business planning
  • Project/programme management
  • Bid writing and tender management
  • Analysis of complex data
  • Risk and issue management
  • Report writing, including visual reporting formats and written progress reports
  • Creation of planning/project management tools and training materials and skills/knowledge transfer

Personal Skills/Qualities

  • Flexible and responsive
  • Confident, with highly developed communication skills
  • Solution-focussed with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Enthusiastic, with a high level of initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • NHS or other public sector experience is desirable but candidates from other industries will be considered

For more information about the role, please email in the first instance.


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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