LOCATION: Waverley Gate, however, travel may be necessary.
HOURS: 37.5 / Part-time post will also be considered, salary will be pro rata
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This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, creative, and dynamic individual to join the central Project Office within NHS Lothian. The Health Board is entering a challenging, but ground-breaking time as the recovery from Covid begins. You will be at the forefront of innovation and joining at a dynamic time.
Our patients are at the heart of everything that we do, and our aim is to provide safe and compassionate care, every time. Our focus is on providing right care, right place, right time, first time and everything we do is aimed at delivering high-quality, best-value care when and where our patients need it.
As Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering projects across the Strategic Planning (incl capital projects) and Finance Portfolios. As a forward thinking change professional, you will work collaboratively with colleagues and partners to shape your projects; delivering short, medium and long term benefits, and developing an evidence base for future investment which ensures the organisation puts the patient at the heart of any decision.
You will be a key member of our team, working in a high performing, creative and supportive environment. An excellent communicator, you will work across a multi-disciplinary, multi-organisational network. This can be often an autonomous role where excellent problem-solving abilities, diplomacy and aptitude to provide innovation are key skills.
You should be educated to degree level with a high level of analytical skills and the ability to apply practical problem solving in a complex environment.
Significant demonstrable experience of designing and delivering across all project phases; initiation, design, implementation, transition, and support is essential, with a commitment to co-production.
You should have excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to work with a range of stakeholders at all levels, and negotiation and diplomacy skills which will help you to facilitate discussions and design and deliver the scale and pace of change required.
You will be expected to provide leadership to shape your projects, utilising knowledge, and insights from subject matter experts, and evidencing success through monitoring and evaluation.
Based in the centre of Edinburgh, but with travel across Lothian
We offer flexible working and welcome applications from across the public and private sector.
NHS Lothian offers fantastic learning opportunities allowing you to build a skill set and gain experiences which are a foundation for an exciting and prosperous career.
Our success begins with you; with NHS Lothian youll have the chance to make a real difference to frontline health services. This is an excellent opportunity to join an internationally renowned healthcare organisation with a track record of innovation and strong teaching and research links. We have over 24,000 staff providing and supporting first class acute, specialist and community services both locally and to patients from throughout Scotland.
NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.
***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***
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The use of the term Senior or Junior in this post refers only to the level of experience and responsibility required for this post rather than age. As such, applications from people of all ages are welcomed, subject to meeting the relevant criteria.