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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/01/2019.

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Senior Technical Project Manager

Job Reference: 891-CSU-5023-HB

South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
IT-Led Programme & Portfolio Management
£42,414 to £49,969 pa

Please note: this vacancy will close once a suitable number of applications have been submitted.

We make every effort to contact all candidates to let them know the outcome of their application. However, if you haven't heard back from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful.

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We require a Senior Technical Project Manager, with excellent project management experience, as well as technical knowledge, to work as part of a dynamic team.
The post holder will be responsible for running technical projects and programmes for NHS Customers in the South West and also leading others in the delivery of specific related technical projects
The post holder will need to provide budget and financial assurance on their own projects within the IT Services Portfolio, ensuring value for money from project resources. Role holder will manage and performances monitor individual related project budgets, monitoring costs, expenditure and realise benefits, as the work progresses
The post holder must be able to communicate effectively with customers at every stage of the project in a variety of formats, so the customer is fully informed of the progress of the project at each stage of the project and to overcome barriers to understanding and information interpretation.
The post holder will have a main base (Fort Southwick, Portsmouth) within the CSU but will be required to travel to NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW CSU) sites and to customer locations on a regular basis.
As the post holder will need to travel to multiple locations throughout the duration of their contract, a full clean driving license and use of a car (or access to other suitable alternative transport) is essential.

This is an exciting time to join NHS South, Central and West.

We are one of the largest commissioning support units in the country, providing support and professional expertise for over 70 NHS and non-NHS customers, including clinical commissioning groups, NHS England, local authorities, foundation trusts, social enterprises and other health-related organisations.

We’re supporting clients whose vision and quest for innovation requires us to be flexible, adaptable and open to adventure; giving us the freedom to work in new ways, looking at things from a different angle and challenging the norm.

We are committed to attracting and retaining the best people in order to provide the best possible services to our customers. Our staff enjoy challenging, rewarding roles, supporting our customers to improve their local health and care services.

We want our people to fulfil their potential so we offer a wide range of training, opportunities to gain qualifications as well as access to coaching and mentoring schemes.

If you join us, we will value your experience, your contribution and we will give you the knowledge to succeed as part of your specialist team and as part of our organisation.

We are proud to be an NHS Employers Equality and Diversity Partner 2014-15.

Our values

Patients First: our sole focus and inspiration is to help commissioners improve the quality of patient care, treatment and experience.

Aspirational: we deliver excellence, and celebrate innovation. This drives us towards becoming the best.

Collaborative: we build effective partnerships, whilst focusing on delivery. We work towards achieving shared goals.

Insightful: we focus on understanding complexities, whilst challenging convention, and revealing opportunities.

Respectful: we treat everyone with respect and hope it will be returned. Recognising and valuing their knowledge, we involve our customers, teams, and partners in decisions about the organisation and its future.

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