Project Manager - System Integration

Hudson IT
12 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager [Integration] Band 8a

37.5 per week


Responsible for the effective management of projects under a well-defined and managed programme, the scope of work may broadly include:

*Scoping, planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of integration related activities of IT Projects across the programme, using knowledge and experience of best practice.
*Benefits planning, monitoring and realisation of the projects.
*To ensure there are sufficient resources in integration team and recruit staff with support from Integration Lead.
*To line manage integration team and provide HR support.
*Preparing and updating project documents.
*Matrix management of technical resources and project stakeholders.
*Developing deliverable project plans and managing project inter-dependencies.
*Reporting/communicating progress to the IM&T Strategy Board / external and internal governing bodies and other stakeholders.
*Liaising with Programme Manager to schedule projects.
*Liaising with operational teams and back-office functions.
*Ensuring project budgets are managed effectively.
*Monitoring project and managing risks and issues effectively on a daily basis.
*Effective project change management.
*Managing project transition to business as usual.
*Planning and implementing Go Live and Post Go Live activities.

The role is responsible for matrix management of identified project team who are responsible for the definition and delivery of the IM&T projects.
The teams could consist of:
*System suppliers
*Key project stakeholders
*Technical resources
*Project staff responsible for the implementation of key ITIL processes such as Knowledge Management and Change and Service Asset and Configuration.

The role has responsibility for the projects up to and including project start, implementation and transition of all projects into support. The post holder will be responsible for maintaining the projects governance arrangements in order to ensure a robust audit trail of project outputs, outcomes and benefits exist by establishing and leading a project board structure reporting to the IT Programme Manager and IM&T Strategy Board.

The Senior Project Manager will be expected to work closely with the Service Transition Manager and IT Programme Manager, to ensure all new projects are scheduled appropriately and have the appropriate deployment, test and release resources forecast, budgeted and scheduled.
The role will be responsible for the definition of all work packages needed to deliver a project and ensure that these are identified at the planning stage so they can be resource scheduled for work requirements. The role will also be responsible for ensuring that the appropriate controls are put in place to maintain the quality of services transferred into Service Operations and will work closely with the Service Operations and Service Application Manager to achieve this.


To gather requirements from users and produce specifications documents.
To work with Trust stakeholders to forecast, monitor and realise benefits during project implementation phase and post Go Live.
Scoping, planning and implementation of integration related tasks in projects which
impact across clinical and non- clinical areas.
Set up projects, identify suitable project team members.
To organise and attend meetings internally and externally to the Trust with various stakeholders and represent the integration team.
To build, motivate and inspire a sense of ownership for projects in project team. To establish and maintain strong staff commitment within the project. To proactively monitor and report project progress. To manage projects to successful implementation.
To fully understand key drivers for change in the organisation and manage change effectively using best practice methods.
To line manage staff of integration team and provide HR support.
To ensure sufficient integration resources are in place to deliver projects and recruit staff accordingly with support from integration lead.
To ensure governance for all IT projects are established and led.
To identify, monitor, escalate and mitigate risks of projects.
To identify, monitor, escalate and resolve issues with corrective action.
To matrix manage project resources and influence or negotiate stakeholders where appropriate.
To ensure that all projects and documentation are undertaken to approved
departmental standards - PRINCE2 methodology.
Participate in the strategic development and planning of IT projects.
Liaise with local primary care trusts/ suppliers and other external organizations.
Manage multiple projects or project work streams simultaneously. To adapt to
different projects within the programme in a changing environment.
Provide regular reports to Programme Manager and other authorised governing
To work closely with Finance Manager and monitor progress / forecast project costs. Prepare project budget costs for submission to Board for approval. Oversee installation of new equipment on projects.
Ensure that users of any specialised equipment have the necessary training in the correct use.
To plan and implement project transition to business as usual, project closure and post project reviews.



Knowledge of IT Infrastructure, development, support application and training principles
Good Knowledge of integration between clinical systems (TIE, HL7, etc.)


To think laterally
Have a great attention for detail
To be passionate on project delivery
To be able to motivate and influence people at all levels
Be enthusiastic about ICT and its role in improving patient experience and operational efficiencies and effectiveness
Be an effective team player


Work flexibly where required
Be able to travel when required
Method of Assessment

Please note that evidence of these criteria will be assessed via a combination of application form, interviews, presentations and references.

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