Head of Programmes and Projects

Band 8b

Main area
ICT Systems Delivery
Grade
Band 8b
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
213-1084547-C
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Kings College Hospital
Town
Denmark Hill, London
Salary
£53,561 - £64,686 pa inc HCA
Closing
26/01/2018 23:59

ICT Head of Programmes and Projects, Band 8B

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

The Trust is at the forefront of Electronic Patient Record (EPR) implementations that support the delivery of patient care. We constantly aim to be innovative and at the leading edge of delivering ICT that benefits our patients and supports our staff in their work

We are committed to being a paperless hospital and to supporting improved care for patients whether their care setting our hospitals, our Health Partners or the wider Community, by timely sharing of relevant information.

The Trust is currently is undertaking a major programme of clinical transformation that will deliver new operating models of care across the organisation.

The ICT innovations and projects helping us to achieve this include links between key corporate systems to enable sharing of information, a replacement EPR system, Electronic Document Management system, Point of Care Testing, increasing integration with our Health Partners and working toward a Local Unified Care record.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Head of Programmes and Projects, with experience of successful implementation through the Programmes and Projects lifecycle.

This is a key role in leading the ICT Programme and Projects team, ensuring the delivery, prioritisation, governance and reporting of the Trust's major ICT Programmes and projects (including CIP delivery).

You will be responsible for the ICT Programme and Project Portfolio including managing the Programme and Project managers, liaising closely with other teams in the ICT department, Trust PMO, developing and maintaining key corporate systems as well as implementing innovations and delivering ICT solutions that translate into tangible clinical benefit for patients.

Significant Programme Management experience, application of PRINCE 2 (or equivalent methodology), strong influencing skills, the ability act on your initiative, excellent communication skills in both written and oral media and a demonstrable record of successful implementation to time and budget are essentials for the role.

You will have a comprehensive understanding of the issues challenging large Acute Trusts in implementing ICT solutions as well as national priorities and strategies.

This is an exciting and challenging role, and you will make a vital contribution to the Trust’s continued delivery of its ICT strategy

Closing date: 26/01/2018

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Dan Persson
dan.persson@nhs.net