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Programme Manager - Band 8a

Programme Manager

Band 8a

£202- £235 per day depending on experience

Cobalt recruitment have an exciting 6 month interim position based in the East Sussex area. An NHS trust has an excellent opportunity for a Programme Manager to work with the Finance Programme Support Office

The ideal candidate will have Programme and Project Management experience and have worked previously within NHS organisation.

Job Summary

  • Supporting Theatres and Outpatients Programmes in the Productivity portfolio to deliver the efficiency requirement for 23/24.
  • Supporting business change managers and project managers with drafting robust project initiation documents, that include a clear goal, method and outcome, with agreed milestone, actions and benefits.
  • Liaising regularly with the senior responsible officer, business change managers and project manager of progress, risks and issues.
  • Provide assurance to the Finance and Efficiency Committee through timely and accurate reporting.
  • Monitoring progress and driving forward the delivery of the projects and programmes. Ensure the Programme Management software (PM3) is kept up to date to ensure accurate reporting to the relevant governance routes.
  • Supporting the successful running of the programme Boards, through accurate reporting and collating relevant documentation.
  • Interpret and analyse data to identify opportunity areas.

Key Requirements

  • Programme and Project Management experience and organisational skills essential
  • Preferably in Theatres/Outpatients

Job details

  • Monday - Friday (37.5 hours)
  • Hybrid working - initial training on site
  • Must be able to travel to site within trust - can be at short notice
  • 6 month contract

Cobalt PS exists to connect the best public sector talent with public sector organisations including NHS contracting authorities, local government, and universities, as well as other not-for-profit organisations.

Alternatively, if you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, we do offer a referral scheme for successful candidates.