Job Title: Project Manager
Accountable to: Programme Manager
Key Relationships: Technical Service Delivery Manager
Internal & external project Stakeholders
This is a specialist IT project management role within the ITPO (IT Project Office). Reporting directly to the Programme Manager the post holder, working closely with the other IT disciplines, will be responsible for ensuring the efficient delivery of assigned projects within agreed timescales and budget.
As a number of projects within the ITPO are generated outside of the IT Department, the post holder will be expected to work closely with clinical and operational teams, to ensure all project requirements are fully understood, agreed, documented and delivered to their satisfaction.
This post demands a wide range of skills and experience including; a good understanding of IT technical terminology, proven ability to manage complex projects and an excellent understanding of how IT can support the strategic direction of the Trust.
Key Responsibilities and Task Areas
• Responsible for the completion of detailed project documentation in line with PRINCE2 and Agile project methodology.
• To undertake detailed risk assessments on all projects, and ensure that all risks and issues are logged and when necessary escalated in accordance with ITPO and Trust processes.
• Ensure that the Programme Manger receives regular reports on the progress of individual projects, including all risks and issues.
• To take responsibility for the financial control, within pre-agreed tolerances, of specific projects which are IT initiated and to keep the Programme Manager regularly updated on project spending.
• To ensure all Quality standards related to individual projects are met.
• To develop agreed work packages in conjunction with other IT disciplines in order to meet project deliverables and to ensure project milestones are met.
• To provide effective liaison between necessary IT resources during all stages of specific IT projects, to ensure both quality and requirements are understood and delivered during the course of the Project.
• Responsible for the monitoring of any IT assigned sub-contractors to ensure all national and local guidelines are adhered to.
• To complete end of project reports and present lessons learned sessions, to ensure projects are continually analysed and improved.
• To ensure Privacy Impact Assessments are completed for all projects involving sensitive information, thus ensuring systems are developed with information security as an absolute requirement
• To keep abreast of technical developments/trends and of the IT and business strategy of the Trust.
• Any other duties as may reasonably be considered as falling under the remit and responsibilities of this post.
• To comply at all times with the requirements of the Health & Safety regulations under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) and to take responsibility for the health and safety and welfare of others in the working environment ensuring agreed safety procedures ate carried out to maintain a safe environment.
• To comply at all times with the Trusts Data Security Policy. Also to respect confidentiality of information about staff, patients and staff and health service business and in particular the confidentiality of electronically stored personal data in line with the Data Protection Act.
• Criminal Record checks are now a mandatory part of the NHS recruitment process for staff, which, in the course of their normal duties has access to patients. Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust aims to promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talents, skills and potential. Criminal records will be taken into account for recruitment purposes only when the conviction is relevant. Having an unspent conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on your circumstances and background to your offence and the position you have applied for. Moorfields Eye Hospital is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. This means the convictions never become “spent” for work which involves access to patients. Failure to disclose any “unspent” convictions may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or if appointed could lead to dismissal. The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) has published a Code of Practice for organisations undertaking CRB checks and a copy is available on request.
• The Trust has adopted a security policy in order to help protect patients, visitors and staff and to safeguard their property. All employees have a responsibility to ensure that those persons using the Trust and its service are as secure as possible.
• The trust is committed to a policy of equal opportunities. A copy of our policy is available from the Personnel Department.
• The Trust operates a non-smoking policy.
• You should familiarise yourself with the requirements of the Trust’s policies in respect of the Freedom of Information Act and comply with those requirements accordingly.
• The role description gives a general outline of the duties of the post and is not intended to be inflexible or finite list of tasks. It may be varied, from time to time, after consultation with the post holder.
• All appointments within the National Health Service are subject to pre-employment health screening.
• You are responsible for ensuring that all risks of cross infection to patients are minimised and that all policies, procedures and guidance relating to infection control practice is adhered to.
• You are responsible for ensuring that all equipment used by patients is clean / decontaminated as instructed by manufacturers and in line with the infection control/guidelines protocol and policy.
• Any other duties as designated by your manager and which are commensurate with the grade.
• This job description should be regarded as a guide to the planned duties and responsibilities of the post. The description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review in association with the post holder.
• Hours as required
This job description is not intended to be exhaustive and it is likely that duties may be altered from time to time in the light of changing circumstances, in discussion with the post holder.