Prj_3333 – Delivery Manager NHS.UK

Closing date for applications: 22/08/2019
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Ensure ongoing improvements in Delivery Management and risk/issue management across the programme. Mentor/coach/direct lead DMs. Ongoing tracking of programme expenditure against budget. Manage vendors by monitoring outcomes, providing informal feedback, scheduling/chairing formal reviews and ensuring best value for money. Creating new statements of work, ensuring programme delivery remains on track.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
5 months with option to extend for a further 5 months.
Organisation the work is for
NHS Digital
Maximum day rate
Please specify required day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
This is a client-side role, being fully part of the NHS.UK Senior Leadership Team. Work with all delivery teams in the programme, linking in with the wider Delivery Management community across the organisation.
What the specialist will work on
Lead the Delivery Management across the NHS.UK Programme.
Address where the work will take place
London - Skipton House, Elephant and Castle (50%) Leeds - Bridgewater Place (50%)
Working arrangements
5 days a week in the office under normal circumstances. Occasional working from home/remote with prior agreement. When home/remote - needs to be available to dial into meetings etc.
Security clearance
Minimum Baseline Personnel Security Standard.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Ability to take responsibility for owning and resolving issues and problems (5%) Your approach to transferring knowledge and experience to create a sustainable legacy (5%)
Assessment methods
Work history Reference Interview
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 10% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience managing complex Government Digital Service projects and programmes (10%)
  • Experience of client-side digital delivery management in the health sector (5%)
  • Proven ability delivering large scale agile projects with experience of organisational design and change management (5%)
  • Experience in setting up an agile delivery environment for multidisciplinary teams (5%)
  • Proven ability to challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery (5%)
  • Understanding of user centred service design practices, Government Digital Service Standards and the assessment process (5%)
  • Experience in leading a collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of multidisciplinary teams (5%)
  • Able to be articulate and credible at a senior level, delivering accurate reporting as to the current state of play with regard to the delivery of the service (5%)
  • Experience in monitoring, managing and reporting finances on multi-million Pound projects (5%)
  • Experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes (5%)
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes (5%)
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of using Jira in complex programmes

Closing date for applications: 22/08/2019

Prj_3333 – Delivery Manager NHS.UK

Closing date for applications: 22/08/2019

Specialist role:

Delivery manager




NHS Digital

Maximum day rate:

Please specify required day rate

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