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Senior Project Manager - Flu

NHS AfC: Band 8b

Main area
Public Health
NHS AfC: Band 8b
Fixed Term until 31/03/2019
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Skipton House, London/ Quarry House, Leeds
£49,242 - £59,964 per annum
24/10/2018 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.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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The post holder will be part of a dynamic team delivering an effective service, supporting staff across the public health system. Working within the Operations and Information Directorate and across NHS England supporting the development of appropriate commissioning strategies, processes and protocols to deliver the public health functions agreement S7a programmes and improvements in public health outcomes.

As a Senior Project Manager, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service supporting managers and staff across the public health tripartite system working across the whole of the Operations and Information Directorate to translate the NHS England’s overarching direction and strategy into the development of appropriate commissioning strategies, processes and protocols to deliver improvements in public health outcomes. 

The post holder will need to work at a national level with key partners to deliver a complex and political programme of work for the national flu programme, developing an internal and external assurance process to ensure effective accountability and assurance internally and to the Department of Health and Social Care. They will support the design and delivery of appropriate policy and approaches in direct commissioning to deliver public health commissioning and design, develop, deliver and oversee specific flu projects to the highest of standards.

They will lead the development of the public health flu programme, lead the oversight of specific programmes of work associated with flu as part of public health commissioning and ensure ongoing continual improvement of business processes associated with S7a through effective risk management and programme planning. The post holder will also lead work across multi-disciplinary teams and specifically with clinical groups as well as lead project planning, managing risks and interdependencies.

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Christine Cook