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Programme Manager – Workforce

Job Reference: 896-GM2019-23

NHS Manchester CCG
3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester
£44,606 - £50,819

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning is a single commissioner for health and social care, comprising a partnership between Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group and Manchester City Council.

Manchester currently has 87 GP practices, three major hospitals, a mental health trust, citywide social care services, a range of health improvement services, and many voluntary and community organisations.

The values of Manchester Health and Care Commissioning are Positive, Fair and Collaborative. They guide how we work with our colleagues, our communities and health and social care partners to improve the health of our population.

This is a Greater Manchester Health Care and Partnership post. Manchester CCG or Greater Manchester Combined Authority will host the employment of this post on behalf of the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP).

Programme Manager – Workforce

Fixed term contract or secondment to 31/03/20.

Be part of transforming Greater Manchester.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Programme Manager to support delivery of the Greater Manchester (GM) Workforce programme. The postholder will enable the programme to be delivered through an efficient workforce programme management office function, coordinate workforce governance structures and manage budgets. Although initially a short term position, it offers an excellent learning and development opportunity for the right candidate.

This role is crucial to the transformative Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Workforce Programme, which is working to deliver the fastest and most comprehensive improvements in the capacity and capability of the whole GMHSC Partnership workforce (paid & unpaid).

In April 2016 Greater Manchester Health and Social Partnership, took charge of a £6bn devolved health and social care budget - putting power into the hands of local decision-makers.

The Partnership is the body made up of NHS organisations, councils, voluntary, community and social enterprise groups, NHS England, Healthwatch, the police and fire service in our city region.

Our goal is to see the greatest and fastest improvement to the health, wealth and wellbeing of the 2.8 million people of Greater Manchester and in December 2015 we set out our ambitious plan to transform health and social care over the next five years and beyond. We’re already underway with big changes and improvements to urgent care, mental health, cancer care, population health, primary care, social care and more.

Covering the secondment of the current post holder, we have a temporary vacancy for a Programme Manager, who will be responsible for progress of the GM workforce programme - overseeing, driving, tracking, monitoring and report on progress against workforce programme milestones. This will include regular reporting of programme progress, maintenance of the risk register and embedding of effective project management methodologies within all programme workstreams.

Additionally, the post holder will provide targeted support to projects with limited capacity/specific challenges within the workforce programme. The role will also involve producing reports and formal papers for key governance groups, providing clear information and narrative on the workforce agenda to key stakeholders e.g. production of an end of year report.

The postholder will also coordinate the Greater Manchester Workforce Collaborative meetings/ governance groups (GM Strategic Workforce Collaborative Board, Workforce Collaborative Steering Group, Workforce Engagement Forum and Public Service Workforce Leadership Forum). On behalf of these governance groups, the postholder will also manage the GM Workforce Collaborative Fund.

You will have highly developed programme management skills, with experience of successfully managing and delivering complex, high value programmes. You will be extremely organised and used to working at a fast pace – supporting and influencing others to ensure the programme outcomes are met. You will have experience of working in cross-organisation teams and programmes, with excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills to support this.

For an informal discussion please contact Yvonne Rogers, or 07971 072289.

Manchester Health and Care Partnership is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

In line with the Equality Act 2010, we guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the post. To find out more please ensure you read our additional information section.

Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities.

We offer a range of excellent benefits including a pension scheme, 27 days Annual Leave, access to NHS discounts, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare Vouchers.

New entrants to the NHS will start at the bottom of the pay band.

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