Regional Pharmacy Project Manager

The Midlands Pharmacy team within HEE are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Project Manager to co-ordinate the regional activities for the Foundation Pharmacy Programme, and associated workstreams in the programme team. The post holder will support the project leads and business management functions for the team. This is a pivotal role to manage programme business tasks across the region, with responsibility for support staff and oversight of team resource to ensure smooth running of the programme. The post will support a programme of work that will deliver against the national strategy, working with key partners to ensure that the NHS has the right number of trained staff available to deliver current and future demands on the NHS. The post holder will:
  • Manage workstreams within the programme
  • Manage the teams business support functions, including developing and managing the teams plans, progress and report risk and issue management through PMO
  • Liaise with appropriate functions across regional programmes
  • Manage all corporate business returns, including planning and workforce returns
  • Develop and implement a content management system to ensure information is properly managed and best practice is shared across the team, Directorate and the wider NHS organisation
  • Oversight and management of all aspects of the programme budgets
The above is only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager. The post holder may on occasion be required to travel. The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the Department and the Organisation. Applications from all locations will be accepted but the post will be based in one of the Midlands offices (Birmingham or Leicester). This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in, and contribute to, transformation of the Pharmacy profession. Working closely with external stakeholders, the postholder will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and implementation of work streams, to create the environment crucial to bring about change. This role will offer a busy and rewarding position for the right candidate and will take advantage of their knowledge and skills in project and programme management. You can find further details about the job, organisational structure, recruitment profile, expected outcomes and benefits information in the attached Job Description and other supporting documents. Salary Progression Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 7 with a full-time starting salary of £41,659, with pay step increases after 2 years’ service and 5 years’ service. These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.