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Programme Manager

Band 8a

Main area
LINC Programme
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Fixed term: 2 years
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
028-AC318-0922
Site
River House
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£48,526 - £54,619 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
12/10/2022

 

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

 


 

Job overview

LABORATORY INFORMATION NEWTORK CYMRU PROGRAMME (LINC)

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR TWO YEARS TO SUPPORT THE LINC PROGRAMME

Are you excited by change, love working with people and welcome a challenge?

LINC aims to deliver an end-to-end digital solution to underpin achievement of the Pathology Statement of Intent, which aims to deliver a modern, sustainable Pathology service for Wales. LINC has procured a new laboratory information management system (LIMS) service for 21 laboratories across Wales providing Andrology, Blood Sciences, Blood Transfusion. Cellular Pathology, Microbiology and Screening services. More information can be found on the LINC internet site and twitter.

An opportunity has arisen for a Programme Managers to support the implementation of the new laboratory information management system (LIMS) to all pathology services across Wales. They will manage the programme running eight local deployment projects working closely with health boards and trusts running pathology services across Wales to help them prepare for deployment and then deploy the new LIMS service.

Main duties of the job

The Programme Manager will join the LINC Programme Management Office as part of NHS Wales Health Collaborative. Applicants will be qualified in PRINCE2 and Managing Successful Programmes and have experience of managing multiple projects within a programme or portfolio. They will have excellent personal and interpersonal skills, able to engage with stakeholders at all levels especially within the Pathology service and DHCW. Having experience of using MS Project is essential to maintain project plans. They will be able to produce high quality documentation showing attention to detail and the application of MSP / PRINCE2 to the programme.   

Although staff are currently working at home, there is a requirement to be on-site for team meetings and at the dedicated health boards.  Travel and overnight stay may therefore be essential to carry out the role.

The posts would be suitable for someone who wishes to develop themselves within this field and therefore secondment would be considered. Please note that you would require approval from your Line Manager prior to applying for this post to release you for secondment.

This a two-year fixed term post. It is anticipated that staff will be based at River House although the NHS Wales Health Collaborative has staff bases around Wales.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Working for our organisation

Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Our vision is 'Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales' where we play a pivotal role in driving improvements in population health and well-being, reducing health inequalities, improving healthcare outcomes, protecting the public and supporting the development of health in all policies across Wales.

Our organisation is guided by our Values, 'Working together, with trust and respect, to make a difference'. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values equality, diversity and inclusion.  We welcome applications which represent the rich diversity of the communities we serve and from those wishing to work part time or on a job share basis.

To find out more about working for us, the benefits we offer and guidance on the application process, please visit https://phw.nhs.wales/working-for-us/applicant-information-and-guidance/

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jon Savill
Job title
Deputy Programme Director
Email address
jonathan.savill@wales.nhs.uk


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