Non Clinical - PMO Business Partner

  • Department Programme Management
  • Salary £40,057 - £45,839 per annum
  • Closing Date 24/05/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7 Subject to AfC Banding
  • Job ref 223-PBP-421
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

**Subject to confirmation of Agenda for Change Banding**

The post holder will be a part of the Trusts’ central Programme Management Office (PMO) team and will be responsible for leading on efficiency programmes and supporting the Head of Programmes and PMO Business Partners in the delivery, support and monitoring of complex projects within SaTH and the Shropshire, Telford, and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS).

A key area of focus will be supporting the Trust’s financial recovery programme and providing support to ensure the schemes that form the Trust’s Efficiency Programme follow process. Providing support to develop an integrated programme approach to ensure financial objectives do not sit in isolation from quality objectives.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide support to ensure the successful implementation of agreed efficiency programmes and projects using project management best practice methodologies.

Working for our organisation

The PMO team sit within the Resources Directorate which also includes Finance, Procurement, Estates and Performance. Our vision is to create a PMO that acts as a centre of excellence in project management, from inception to tracking delivery.  It promotes a consistent approach across the Trust, ensure that quality and efficiencies are clearly identified and managed appropriately.

Our two hospitals, The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shrewsbury, provide a wide range of acute hospital services for around half a million people across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales.  Together the hospitals have over 700 beds and assessment and treatment trolleys across a variety of services.

We employ almost 6,000 staff, and hundreds of staff and students from other organisations also work in our hospitals. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached person specification and job description.

Person specification


Essential criteria

Degree, professional registration, or equivalent specialist experience
PRINCE 2 Foundation or equivalent qualification or experience

Desirable criteria

Formal training in Lean methodologies to an advanced level
Relevant financial qualification
Post graduate diploma or equivalent relevant experience

Experience & Behaviours

Essential criteria

Experience in managing complex projects and delivering identified benefits
Proven experience of leading a successful efficiency initiative
Experience of ensuring active patient/customer participation in efficiency initiatives
Being articulate and skilled in presenting ideas to others. Able to prepare and produce concise and insightful reports for a broad range of audiences
Experience of working in a complex, multidisciplinary organisation

Desirable criteria

Experience of working in the NHS or Health related environment
Experience of using NHS information, benchmarking data and hospital information systems

Skills & Knowledge

Essential criteria

High level Computer-literacy: including creation and use of spread sheets, databases, charts, reports, presentations, and data analysis in formats that will enable informed decision-making, working with a high degree of accuracy
Knowledge of key project management principles and processes
Ability to analyse, manipulate and present qualitative and quantitative data in a meaningful and persuasive way to a variety of audiences
Strategic influencing and persuading others and able to address challenges and concerns

Desirable criteria

Project management software systems
Knowledge and experience of line management to ensure the delivery of programme

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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