Project Manager at Dept of Health and Social Care, Remote, 5 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Jun 10, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager (Inside IR35) for the Department of Health and Social Care. 



The purpose of this role is to manage projects and the reporting process, interfacing with PMO and providing the support for the Programme Steering Group and Advisory Board; attending related project boards to discuss risks and issues, and potential discussion and escalation points; working with wider stakeholders to ensure alignment with departmental Contain framework and escalation protocols.


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As a Project Manager your main responsibilities would be: 

-Leading projects across workstream initiatives/areas ensuring collaborative working between other projects in line with strategic priorities and objectives.

-Scoping project initiatives and, in conjunction with the Programme Manager and Director/ SRO, securing partnership support and resources for completion.

-Creating project plans, highlight reports, case studies and sharing of best practice to support the programme.

-Identifying and managing risks and issues with projects and the overall programme and plan appropriate mitigations.

-Providing support to the programme, supporting delivery outputs with design, delivery and implementation of the programme initiatives, working with Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC), Public Health England (PHE) and Regional Partnership Teams.

-Line manage, set development and performance targets for the Project Support Officer/direct report and ensure these are met, and ensure appropriate corrective/supportive action is taken if targets are not being achieved.

-Deputise for the programme manager as required.


You’ll be/have:


-Agile skills.

-Operations experience, particularly in planning and delivery.

-Project management experience.

-Experience dealing with incident management planning, for example in police, military, IT incidents.

-Stakeholder management skills.

-NHS background or public sector experience would be ideal.