Junior Project Manager (CDH) - Band 7
The Junior Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the development and coordination of the range of projects within the diagnostic programme. Initially the priority will be Community Diagnostics Hubs project which is one of the key priorities of the SWL Diagnostic Programmes. This will include providing excellent project management skills in coordinating and delivery of the project.
Working days and hours:37.5 hours per week, 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Temporary:This is expected to be for 3 - 5 months with a potential extension
Location: Kingston Upon Thames
Pay Rates: £23.80 Paye Inclusive of Holiday or £28 Umbrella
The role will include:
* Ownership for delivery of discrete workstreams
* Work closely with Senior Project Manager to support delivery of the CDH Project.
* Organise the project management structure, workstreams and governance.
* Establish project assurance and reporting structures and risk management.
* Support delivery of PMO functions working closing with project support resource.
* Support set-up and delivery of workstreams, working with colleagues on scoping, design and delivery.
* Support manage lifecycle of the project, reporting on progress and managing risks and issues, escalating where necessary to the CDH Steering Group.
* Support ensure that benefits are identified, understood, measured, tracked and owned.
* Demonstrate flexibility and support new workstreams/projects where necessary.
* Support set-up and delivery of project workstreams, working with colleagues and subject matter experts on scoping, design, and delivery.
* Support manage the whole lifecycle of a project, reporting on progress and managing risks and issues, escalating where necessary to the CDH Steering Group.
* Support organisational change and the uptake of initiatives that support excellence.
* Develop appropriate, robust, information systems to ensure that all project documentation is stored and used effectively (PID, dashboards, highlight reports, risk and issues logs etc).
* Support develop and deliver, as required, training relating to project delivery and managing change.
* To ensure all public contact with the Programme team is of highest professional standard.
* To support embed patient and public involvement where appropriate at all levels of decision making.
* As part of SWL Diagnostics programme community contribute to the development of projects and programme management approaches and ways of working across the organisation(s).
Analysis & Judgment
* Support identify options using agreed criteria and use initiative to test solutions in advance.
* Contribute to the development of key performance indicators and milestones for specific projects.
* Interrogate and analyse, sometimes highly complex, information to support the delivery of clear project reporting and project outcomes.
* Write and submit regular project reports for the programme board showing progress against milestones, status, resource requirements, issues, risks and dependencies, making recommendations where a range of options may exist.
* Provide additional support to the wider project management team through working flexibly to directly assist other workstreams/projects where they may be a subject matter expert or through research and development and delivery of materials as required.
* Communicate, engage and build relationships with system colleagues to support effective delivery of the project.
* Support engage and manage relationships with stakeholders to achieve a common purpose and realise mutual benefits where there may be contentious decisions to be made around performance or finance etc.
* Support Budget holder track and report on spend.
* Monitor and manage the budget effectively, acting in accordance with organisational financial policies and procedures.
* Constantly strive for value for money, ensuring financial balance is achieved.
* Provide financial updates and reports as required.
* Provide day-to-day support to project support officer as required.
* Support senior project manager recruit new team members as required