Programme Manager / Project Support

£13.06 - £20.05 per hour
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Brook Street are currently advertising an excellent and very exciting opportunity to gain experience working for the NHS as a Project Officer in Southampton on a 3 month temporary contract covering a secondment.

The role will pay £13.06 per hour but is an agenda to change position.

The Project Officer will directly manage / work as part of the Performance & Revalidation Team, a dynamic team responsible for delivering an effective service supporting managers and staff to ensure the quality and safety of primary care services by managing any concerns relating to primary care practitioners.

In particular the post holder will:

  • Support teams to ensure that the portfolio of tasks/projects is planned, managed and delivered effectively.
  • Support and inform the targeting of resources, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of the tasks/projects by providing high quality support including complex information and analysis, communications and stakeholder management.
  • Ensure accurate and open communication and co-ordination with a range of organisations and individuals, researching and drafting correspondence and papers and ensuring the management of specific tasks, lead reporting and analysis across a range of specialties, functions and projects.
  • Be a key member of the team as well as supporting effective communication and stakeholder management, both internally and externally.

The ideal candidate will be possess the below educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level or experience of working at a similar level in specialist area. They will have had further training or significant experience in project management, financial management or supporting change management processes.

Ideally they will have knowledge of the NHS England Framework for Managing Concerns, the NHS Performers List Regulations and the Responsible Office Regulations and be able to demonstrate evidence of having worked with primary care practitioners whose performance gives rise for concern. In addition, they will need to be able to demonstrate they have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across a number of stakeholders and communicate effectively with healthcare and legal professionals.

The perfect candidate will also possess the following skills and capabilities:

  • They will be adaptable, flexible and possess the ability to cope under pressure.
  • Clear communicator with excellent writing, report writing and presentation skills; capable of constructing and delivering clear ideas and concepts concisely and accurately for diverse audiences.
  • Evidence of success in effective project and programme management.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret information, pre-empt and evaluate issues, and recommend and appropriate course of action to address the issues.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands.
  • Works well with others, is positive and helpful, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others.