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Digital Transformation Programme Manager

NHS AfC: Band 8b

Main area
Programme management
NHS AfC: Band 8b
Fixed term to 31 March 2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Quarry House or Skipton House
Leeds or London
£49,242 - £59,964 per annum
25/10/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

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This is an exciting opportunity to join the Primary Care Digital Transformation (PCDT) team within NHS England on a fixed term or secondment basis, as a Digital Transformation Programme Manager.

The Primary Care Digital Transformation (PCDT) Team, works within the broader Operations and Information Directorate at NHS England. It encompasses General Practice Information Technology (GP IT) and GP Online Services.  A key aim is to enable transformation in general practice, using technology and data to drive a sustained improvement in quality, safety and efficiency to benefit both patients and professionals.

The PCDT programmes support both the general practice of today and tomorrow, with achieving the objectives set out in the NHS 5 Year Forward View and subsequent GP Forward View.

As a PCDT Programme Manager the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service, supporting managers and staff across Primary Care Digital Transformation and Primary Care Policy.

The role supports the business in driving transformation, as well as value for money in planning, commissioning and service.  The role is designed to combine subject matter expertise and technical skills in programme and business change management to ensure strong service delivery.

Key to success of the role will be:

  • Knowledge and experience of implementing and running an successful programmes
  • The establishments of strong relationships with all operational teams across NHS England and key stakeholders, in order to support the transformation and service readiness as part of digital adoption of new technologies within primary care
  • Working independently and taking on responsibility for delivery of programme objectives, for programmes managed directly and those being delivered by partner organisations
  • Evaluating and tracking benefits, to support practices and primary care networks in benefits realisation
  • Promoting digital opportunities in primary care to the general practice and wider primary care audiences.

The programme manager will be responsible for a portfolio of programmes across PCDT.

Interview Location: Leeds / London

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