Deployment Manager

Location
Castleford
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Ref
00082897
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company has an exciting opportunity for a Deployment Manager to join a growing Professional Services team. The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of Secondary Care deployment projects providing project management and consultancy services to customers in a wide variety of NHS and other Healthcare organisations.

This company is the leading provider of Healthcare Document Management software across the UK. They provide software solutions for over 6,000 GP Practices and 125 NHS Secondary Care organisations, the systems deployed are responsible for maintaining detailed records for over 37,000,000 patients and managing over 3,000,000 items of patient correspondence every week.

They have long been known as a great company to work for and they pride themselves in how they treat their people. One of our key drivers is providing an environment in which employees can realise their full potential - they focus on developing talent, retaining valuable employees, motivating their teams, identifying and rewarding effective working, all of which delivers greater productivity and provides them with a distinct competitive advantage

The Deployment Manager will be responsible for:
- Managing and tracking multiple projects
- Establishing and maintaining effective customer relationships and attending face to face progress meetings and project board
- Regular daily contact with customer via phone/email
- Ensuring a robust benefits monitoring process, risk and issues tracking and appropriate financial tracking to delivery projects within budget
- Formulate Project Initiation Documents and Project Plans and track project deliverables
- Manage key relationships with both customer stakeholders and third-party suppliers to assist in the implementation of company solutions

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working independently, at pace, and be able to prioritise multiple customer requests. It is also important to have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Some previous project management experience would be ideal but applications from candidates with experience in implementing IT systems, but with limited project management experience will be considered. They are prepared to offer development and training to candidates who can demonstrate an aptitude for the role and an ability to develop skills quickly.

Due to the nature of the business the successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check.

They seek a talented individual who:
- Has experience of Project or Change Management
- Is willing to travel to customer site visits
- Has strong communication and stakeholder management skills across all levels of the organisation

Essential skills and experience:
- Experience in IT system implementation
- Previous experience of working in a similar customer facing role
- A full UK driving licence

Nice to have:
- Project Management experience
- Project Management qualifications
- Strong academic qualifications and an appetite for continuing professional development

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