Digital Delivery Manager - Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation

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NHS Blood and Transplant

Listed on

23rd November 2023


United Kingdom


£43742 - £50056

Salary Notes

£43,742 - £50,056 per annum



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Job Summary

This is an excellent opportunity to have your influence felt across the UK, and in doing so enabling even more people than ever before to have their lives saved and improved.  Our users are at the centre of all our digital services, so your passion for ensuring user's stories and needs is delivered and reflected throughout a project will help shape our digital offering.

This role is part of a new agile Digital Delivery team, made up of digital specialists. The team will have the scope and skills to deliver digital projects from inception to release. You will have the opportunity to shape the tools, processes and tech that work best for the team.

Our Strategic Plan for 2014-15 and beyond sets out how we can become the best organisation of this type in the world so that we can achieve our goal to save and improve more patient lives. You will play a key role in delivering this.

Currently our dedicated team of 6,000 people; from Head Office professionals, support teams and drivers to scientists, clinicians and research staff save and improve lives every day. They ensure that about 7,000 units of blood are provided to Hospitals in England and North Wales for patients every day and manage the NHS Organ Donor Register.

Main duties of the job

In this role you will manage one or more agile projects, to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled digital team responsible for:

Translating complex user needs into tangible digital deliverables, breaking down barriers for the development team, and planning at both a strategic and tactical level, overseeing the delivery of all tasks.

Defining project needs and shape these into a planned, iterative project plan to enable resource to be appropriately allocated.

Playing a key role in project decision making and advising of any risks associated.

Motivating the development team to progress work and deliver to a high standard.

Acting as Scrum Master during daily sprint calls and the conduit between the Digital team, stakeholders and other NHSBT Project Managers to align dates and identify dependencies.

You will be required to travel and spend time away from base, which will involve working irregular hours and overnight stays when required, with prior notice.

About You

Experience and Knowledge

Experience of leading and motivating multi-disciplinary project teams (without direct management accountability).

Experience of using digital project management tools.

Experience of delivering digital project using an agile methodology and/or GDS digital services framework.

Experience of digital planning and successful management of large-scale change.

Experience of working with external agencies/suppliers, including contributing to creating briefing documents and project plans.

Knowledge of how to engage with and manage stakeholder expectations.

Able to act as Scrum Master during the daily sprints.

Advanced keyboard skills and IT knowledge.

Qualifications and Training

Educated to post graduate level or equivalent experience.

Membership of an appropriate professional body e.g., Certified Scrum Product Owner

Demonstrates commitment to own continued professional development (CPD).

Please view the recruitment profile which is a summary of the detailed Job Description and Person Specification for the full personal attributes we require for the role. You will need to demonstrate these throughout the recruitment process.

About Us

At NHS Blood and Transplant, we're incredibly proud of the many talented people who come together every day to make our organisation the very best it can be. We have clearly defined values that are centred around offering exceptional care to our donors and their families. We take care of each other too and we focus on building our expertise so we can change lives, provide quality support, and offer fulfilling careers.

It's an opportunity to contribute to a unique team as part of a service that saves lives 365 days a year. We offer brilliant benefits including 27 days of holiday (plus bank holidays), a comprehensive induction and training programme, and competitive pension scheme.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and aim to reflect the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever.

This vacancy will close at 23:59 on Sunday 10 December 2023.

Interview dates are subject to confirmation.

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