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Job Overview

The Digital Project Manager will work with the Senior Digital Project Manager and other Project Managers within the programme taking responsibility for establishing project-wide plans which embrace key milestones and critical path events.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will also establish robust processes to enable the monitoring of progress, reporting any deviations from plan, the impact on the overall programme and potential mitigating actions to the Senior Digital Project Manager, Programme Lead and the Programme Team.

Working for our organisation

The IT / Digital Services department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for the delivery of information systems and services to the whole organisation to support clinical and business integration. It leads in the development of IT strategy and directing all delivery programmes and services. IT provides a range of critical IT services many of which are running 24 - 7. It is also responsible for... ensuring that IT Governance is executed effectively in order that the Trust complies with its information obligations.

Detailed Job Description And Main Responsibilities

The post holder will produce, manage and process all the formal documentation for each stage of the project(s). The role will also include the co-ordination, day-to-day management and delivery of these defined, complex projects within the programme. Projects will need to be delivered within budget and to agreed time scales. Individual projects may span one or more localities.

Hybrid working is available with onsite activities and team days taking place at the Digital team’s base. The post holder will also be required to attend sites across Yorkshire to deliver digital projects.

Person specification


Essential criteria
• Educated to relevant degree level in business or IT or equivalent experience.
• PRINCE2 (Foundation level) or other equivalent project management qualification.

Desirable criteria
• Programme management qualification such as PRINCE2 Practitioner level


Essential criteria
• Experience of successfully managing projects within a programme management system including evidence of change management within timeframes and budget
• Experience of engaging with multi-disciplinary teams and achieving successful outcomes
• Experience of a project management role within a customer focused organisation.

Desirable criteria
• Evidence of experience within an NHS environment
• Experience of implementing changes to working methods and evaluating effectiveness
• Experience of working within a digital environment.


Essential Criteria
• Experience of Corporate Governance in an NHS setting either directly or by working in partnership with the NHS
• Knowledge of best practice risk and issue management, and experience of appropriate application

Desirable criteria
• Experience of Business Intelligence related data collection projects, preferably within the NHS


Essential criteria
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working partnerships with professional groups and senior managers within the organisation and in other agencies.
• Able to analyse problems, situations and information
• Ability to prioritise tasks, work on own initiative and manage own workload
• Organisational and planning skills
• Effective negotiating, convincing and influencing skills
• Evidenced experience of communicating complex issues to a range of people in an appropriate format
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications including Power Point, Excel and MS Project or equivalent
Keighley UK


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