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Project Coordinator

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Recruiter: Graduates into Health
Listed on: 18th September
Location: Leeds or London
Salary/Rate: £32,933
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Graduate Scheme: NHS Graduate Digital, Data and Technology Scheme

Role: Project Coordinator

Organisation: NHSX

Salary: starting at 32,933

Location: Leeds or London (please select preferred location)

Contract length: Two-year fixed term

The Organisation

NHSX is leading the largest digital health and social care transformation programme in the world and has been created to give staff and citizens the technology they need.

We are a joint unit made up of colleagues in the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I) and will harness the best expertise from industry, the NHS, Government and the health and care sectors. 

NHSX will deliver the Health Secretary's Tech Vision, building on the NHS Long Term Plan. We will speed up the digital transformation of the NHS and social care. We have set ourselves five missions, which are focused on how we can make things better for patients and staff. These are:

  • Reducing the burden on clinicians and staff, so they can focus on patients;
  • Giving people the tools to access information and services directly;
  • Ensuring clinical information can be safely accessed, wherever it is needed;
  • Improving patient safety across the NHS; and
  • Improving NHS productivity with digital technology.

Please click on the link below for further information about NHSx

The Role

As a Project coordinator, you will work in a matrix way with Project and Programme Managers, Heads of Delivery and wider teams to support the delivery of the Regional Innovation Collaboratives work. You will support the provision of an efficient, effective and high quality professional and well-coordinated programme support service, capable of meeting all statutory, regulatory and NHS requirements ensuring alignment with the activity of the organisation.

As Project Coordinator within the Digital Health team, you will work with both the improvement and delivery teams to gain a wide breadth of experience on all aspects of digital transformation at scale. This will provide opportunities to gain experience working alongside senior colleagues, in improvement science/ change management as well as project and programme management skills. It will also provide a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the scale of digital innovation across the seven regions in England.

Skills and Experience required:

  • A relevant degree such as; health, project management, business studies, change management, transformation, IT or technology
  • An understanding of project methodologies and structures with knowledge or experience of supporting improvement projects/programmes.
  • Strong communication skills both written and orally. The ability to engage and establish rapport with stakeholders at varying levels of seniority.  Building productive relationships, sharing ideas and managing expectations.  Report writing and presentation delivery.
  • The ability to look at data critically, understand complex concepts and ideas, bringing them together and communicating them in a simple way.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to plan and effectively work autonomously, for example leading on projects.

If you are interested in the opportunity then please apply by uploading your CV and writing a cover letter of no more than 1000 words, detailing how you meet the skills and experience requirements as described above.

Closing date: 27th September 2020

Virtual Assessment centre: To be held from 21st October 2020 onwards

Please note we would encourage candidates to apply early as applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position may be closed before the deadline should enough applications be received.