Head of Delivery | 6 months | Up to £750 per day

Evodia Limited
London (Greater)
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Evodia Consulting is looking for a Head of Delivery who will have responsibility for the delivery & management of Empower the Person portfolio outcomes. This is a 6 month contract with a possibility of a 3 month extension and has a maximum day rate of £750. This task has been deemed outside of IR35, some travel will be required to Leeds and other London sites.


  • Responsibility for the delivery & management of Empower the Person portfolio outcomes
  • Bring new efficiencies to portfolio delivery teams to improve velocity and output of the programme.
  • Put in place robust programme controls and governance to meet stakeholder requirements


Who you will work with

  • Head of Product Development
  • Product Development Directors
  • Programme Directors
  • Citizen Health Technology PHC2020 programme Delivery & Technical Teams specifically
    • UK,
    • NHS Online,
    • Citizen Identity,
    • Health Apps Assessment
    • Personal Health Record
  • Other NHS Digital Directorate Leadership Teams as required
  • Empower the Person Portfolio Senior Responsible Owner (SRO)
  • External Stakeholders e.g. NHS England, Government Digital Service, Department of Health and Social Care

What you will do

Responsible for overall leadership and management of the Empower the Person Portfolio to ensure delivery of all ministerial commitments, Personalised Health and Care (PHC) 2020 key outcomes and other agreed milestones in accord with time / cost / quality as per those set out in the PHC2020 Level 1 milestone plan for the following digital programmes:

  • UK;
  • NHS Online;
  • Citizen Identity;
  • Health Apps Assessment;
  • Personal Health Record

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and lead in the interaction and communications with the NHS England SRO.

Skills and Experience Required

Essential skills and experience

  • You must have a minimum of five years proven experience in managing and implementing complex digital change and transformation projects including monitoring, managing and reporting on finances
  • You must have 2 years demonstrable experience of delivering large scale agile projects including setting up a delivery environment for multidisciplinary teams
  • You must have a proven ability of delivering programmes that have complex regulatory requirements including international standards and governing bodies
  • You must have demonstrable experience in being able to constructively challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery The Supplier must demonstrate they understand user centred service design practices, Government Digital Service Standards and the assessment process
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in leading a collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against capacity and capability of multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes
  • You must have demonstrable strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Extensive demonstrable experience of delivering face-to-face presentations to large groups of stakeholders, in often pressured and political situations
  • Proven track record of managing and mitigating risks and issues strategically
  • You must have a recognised management qualification as well as formal programme / project management qualifications or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience

Nice-to-have skills and experience

  • Experience of acting as an Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA) Reviewer Team Member or Review Team Leader for Department of Health and Social Care and/or Cabinet Office
  • Ability to create concise and insightful communications for dissemination to all stakeholder groups
  • Experience demonstrable of strategic business planning and financial control

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960310935

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