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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/11/2019.

Senior Project Manager

Job Reference: 833-AG-CC-622-19

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Stockdale House
£44,606 to £50,819 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within LCH for a Senior Project Manager. The post holder will be responsible for leading and managing defined projects for the Trust. It will also be a requirement to manage the multidisciplinary team and supporting the Programme Manager delivering transformational change.

We are looking for someone who will provide leadership and focus for the project teams and support the Programme Manager to successfully deliver projects within programmes of strategic importance to the Trust. You will pro-actively communicate with key stakeholders on the development and delivery of the projects, ensuring management is in line with best practice standards and risks are managed and benefits realised.

You require sound working knowledge and experience of project management and have good organisational and communication skills. An ability to influence and negotiate in order to support change processes is essential. You will pro-actively communicate with key stakeholders on the development and delivery of the projects in varying forums such as Steering Groups and Boards.

Senior Project Managers are required to:
Manage, guide and support project teams and service leads regarding project initiation, requirements, design, development, training, and implementation planning to deliver projects as agreed.

Senior Project Managers also ensure:
Financial realisation has been achieved
All benefits are realised
All objectives have been fulfilled

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

If you are positive about change with a willingness to work creatively and proactively in the face of a challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Applications for secondment are welcome and will be considered.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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