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Head Of Delivery

Job Reference: headofdeli

Employer/Agency Name: People Source Consulting

Location: England

Job Sector: Change Management, Consultancy; IT; Public Sector, Not for Profit

Salary/Package: £0-£650

Duration: 6 months +

Date Posted: 13/03/2018

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NHS Head of Delivery / Contract / £550 pd / flexible start date / Outside IR35 / Flexible work location

My NHS client requires a Head of Delivery to join their team. you will be responsible for overall leadership and management of Portfolio to ensure delivery of all ministerial commitments, Personalised Health and Care (PHC) 2020 key outcomes and other agreed milestones in accord with time / cost / quality as per those set out in the PHC2020 Level 1 milestone plan for the following digital programmes:

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and lead in the interaction and communications with the NHS England SRO.

Essential skills and experience

• The Supplier must have a minimum of five years proven experience in managing and implementing complex digital change and transformation projects including monitoring, managing and reporting on finances
• The Supplier must have 2 years demonstrable experience of delivering large scale agile projects including setting up a delivery environment for multidisciplinary teams
• The Supplier must have a proven ability of delivering programmes that have complex regulatory requirements including international standards and governing bodies
• The Supplier must have demonstrable experience in being able to constructively challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery
• The Supplier must demonstrate they understand user centred service design practices, Government Digital Service Standards and the assessment process
• Minimum of 3 years' experience in leading a collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against capacity and capability of multidisciplinary teams
• Demonstrable experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes
• The Supplier must have demonstrable strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes
• Extensive demonstrable experience of delivering face-to-face presentations to large groups of stakeholders, in often pressured and political situations
• Proven track record of managing and mitigating risks and issues strategically
• The Supplier must have a recognised management qualification as well as formal programme/project management qualifications or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience

Nice-to-have skills and experience

• Experience of acting as an Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA) Reviewer Team Member or Review Team Leader for Department of Health and Social Care and/or Cabinet Office
• Ability to create concise and insightful communications for dissemination to all stakeholder groups
• Experience demonstrable of strategic business planning and financial control

Cultural fit criteria

• Able to act in accord with NHS Digitals core organisation values and behaviours as follows
• Evidence of being able to works across boundaries, looks for collective success, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others
• Ability to evidence an honest and transparent approach in all actions and decisions including sharing knowledge across teams
• Demonstrable evidence of being able to work well with various senior stakeholders across multiple agencies and teams including having a cohesive approach to working with internal capabilities
• Offers and demonstrates a flexible solution-based approach to problems

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.

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