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IS3 - Project Manager - Internal Only

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
IM&T Projects
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
Lancaster / Kendal / Barrow-in-Furness
£31,365 - £37,890 £30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata
Salary period
28/02/2021 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Job overview

This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay 

We are looking to recruit a motivated and experienced Project Manager to join our Innovation, Information and Informatics (I3) Team, to work with clinical and none clinical teams to deliver successful IM&T projects.  You will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, stakeholder engagement and professionalism as well as having experience of delivering projects within a healthcare environment and a proven track record in facilitating change and realising benefits.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within UHMB's I3 Service which is considered to be digitally mature and a leader in innovation.  The service was the first nationally to deploy DXC Lorenzo Electronic Patient Record (EPR), and continues to be at the forefront of digital integration.


Main duties of the job

The post holder will be a specialist leading on project delivery managing a number of concurrent projects in support of the Innovation, Informatics and Information (I3) strategy, specialising in project delivery within an acute care setting.

The Project Manager is required to manage and control the delivery of I3 projects in accordance with best practice methodology. These projects arise from both long term strategic plans and  requests made by the clinical services I3 supports

Working for our organisation

As this role involves working with a diverse array of clinical and non clinical teams applicants need to be willing to travel to all sites within the UHMB footprint

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Full details of main responsibilities can be found in the attached job description and person specification for this role.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • • Proven track record in successfully delivering projects in a similar environment
  • • Significant level of relevant experience in commercial or health service management or equivalent experience in an IM&T area
  • • Experience of managing organisational change / Change Management & Benefits realisation
  • • Must achieve high standards of professional behavior in dealing with clients and users at all times
Desirable criteria
  • • Qualified in areas such as Benefits Realisation, Change Management and Process Redesign / Optimisation
  • • Experience of using project monitoring / tracking tools
  • • Have a working knowledge of the systems and infrastructure deployed by UHMB
  • • An in-depth knowledge of how the Health service operates, with particular experience in project management of diverse healthcare technology projects

Skills, Knowlege and Abilities

Essential criteria
  • • Strong written and oral skills, to support report writing, presenting and maintaining good relationships
  • • Strong communication skills which allow the post holder to work effectively with a wide variety of personnel
  • • Possess the ability to work with confidential information
  • • Have the ability to asses situations and make judgments to arrive at the correct solution
  • • Planning, decision making, management of change, working with multi-professionals and working to deadlines
Desirable criteria
  • • Skills in business/process analysis
  • • Managing complex programmes of work
  • • Problem solving
  • • Negotiation


Essential criteria
  • • Qualified or trained in project management to a recognised level or methodology
Desirable criteria
  • • Possess a degree or equivalent in Project Management, or an appropriate IT discipline.

Personal Attributes

Essential criteria
  • • Must be proactive by nature and demonstrate confidence
  • • Must be self-motivating and able to demonstrate an ability to achieve targets, and undertake specific projects, working alone or within a small team.
  • • Show evidence of the desire and ability to learn.
  • • Must have a fundamental desire to improve patient care through the effective use of clinical systems and be empathetic to clinical issues.
Desirable criteria
  • • Current clean Driving License. The job entails travelling across Morecambe Bay and occasional regional or national meetings

Personal Circumstances

Essential criteria
  • • Work overtime and flexible working as required
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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship hereWork in the UK. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found hereCriminal records checks for overseas applicants. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

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Further details / informal visits contact

Owen Grimsey
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I3 Business Support Unit Manager
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