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Senior Digital Project Manager

Band 8a

Main area
Digital, IT, agile, Project Management, healthcare
Band 8a
37.5 Hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Central London Waterloo and London Bridge
£49,077 -£56,632 p.a. inclusive of HCA
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Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Digital Hub Senior Project Manager

You'll be an experienced Digital Project Manager, with a passion for delivering great outcomes and hands on approach. You’ll be used to working in agile methods and very familiar with Digital, IT and Data products and services.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons. Help us be part of something great, supporting the NHS and our hospital to deliver great care through continually improving our technology, data and digital platforms. 


Guy’s and St Thomas’ (GSTT) is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country, with around 15,300 staff; 23,138 Foundation trust members; an annual turnover of almost £1.5 billion; and 2.4 million patient contacts a year. 

The Digital Hub was set up in 2017 as part of the IT & Digital team to develop technology, data and digital solutions in response to business need aligned with strategic GSTT objectives.

As part of the Digital Hub – you’ll be helping to lead the digital transformation of this NHS Trust, making services digital by default, and simpler, clearer and faster to use.

The role  

The Senior Digital Project Manager is a dynamic role: your focus will be on confident delivery, working collaboratively with tech, creative, clinicians, transformation and Business Analysts.

Naturally, you'll be hands-on, delivering projects of your own. The Projects vary in size and function: from web content to data dashboards, patient user interface platforms to clinical systems development.

We also work with a range of Health Innovators to pilot, deploy and integrate a variety of new technology solutions, we are part of the Health Innovation Network and Digital Health London and other innovation networks.

What we're looking for:

You'll be an expert communicator, well-spoken and articulate with 5 years+ of relevant experience, who can bring expertise in delivering high-end IT, digital, data and app projects.

Previous experience in healthcare or big size organisations or agencies, with the ability to come in and hit the ground running.

We're looking for someone who has bags of technical project management experience, who's honest, considered and passionate. You'll be a natural people person with a real drive to get the most out of everyone they work with!

  • Lead on the business case, specification, procurement, design, testing and implementation of digital solutions.
  • Attend sprint planning and work in conjunction with Product dev scrum master for scheduling and delivery of Digital Hub projects.
  • Manage delivery life cycle into successful implementation: Track development, testing and release cycle of Digital Hub projects.
  • Identify and measure projects’ benefits; act as a champion for assigned new solutions, promote project objectives and benefits and communicate progress, timetable and project issues effectively.
  • Matrix management of a diverse group of professionals: Business analysts, Clinical Analysts, Technical Leads, developers, web content team, Clinicians and 3rd party suppliers.
  • Set up, manage and chair clinical, technical and operational project groups, workshops and meetings.
  • Create and present reports, costs trackers and documentation.
  • Ensure project deliverables are consistent with the defined objectives and outcomes.

 You will have

  • 5+ years’ experience of working as a Project Manager/Business Analyst (preferably in a large organisation or digital agency) on digital projects and tech product development.
  • Managed the full project life cycle, from inception to implementation, including user acceptance testing and deployment.
  • Knowledge of the different project management methodologies and tools, especially agile.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an outstanding attention to detail.
  • A passion for UX, digital content and working with new technology.
  • Eagerness to grow within the company and put forward ideas for new initiatives.

Closing Date: 15 November 2018 at Midnight

Interviews week of: 26-30 November 2018

For further details

For Further information, Please contact Sigal Hachlili, Digital Hub Programme Director  

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For Further information, Please contact Sigal Hachlili, Digital Hub Programme Director  


If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7897

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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