Workforce Programme Manager, 12 month FTC, to £55k pa + benefits. Mainly work from home / remote working
Your new company
Delighted to be partnering exclusively with a large NHS organisation in the Bristol area for this pivotal post. The NHS is made up of dedicated, innovative and friendly teams who work hard to support leaders and their teams to be the best employers they can be. They employ talented individuals from diverse backgrounds with a passion and determination to make sure the NHS is a great place to work.
Your new role
You will be responsible for key elements of the oversight and delivery of the workforce programme of work. Managing team of 5-7 direct reports, this will involve managing a number of complex workforce projects to deliver service change through collaboration and partnership. The focus will be on the implementation of system enhancements designed to provide improved health and quality of care, steadfast cost control and services focussed on individual need through workforce development. The work will be co-ordinated using a shared framework for project and programme management that will be developed collaboratively with partner organisations to deliver strategic priorities.
What you'll need to succeed
This interesting and varied role requires experience of large scale workforce change programmes, working with senior HR/workforce leads, practitioners and Managers, to deliver extensive system change. As well as demonstrating technical programme management skills, the individual will be expected to offer innovation and creativity to the project teams to fully support the workforce project and programme outcomes. This person will focus on addressing workforce challenges - supporting and developing recruitment and retention. You'll provide workforce expertise and leadership to support Project Managers to develop their projects and deliver required objectives, manage effective working relationships in the team, and be active in motivating and inspiring staff to produce their deliverables to the required standard and within budget.
The Programme Manager will need to be politically astute and strategically aware. You will need to be able to manage multiple stakeholders and generate improvement opportunities, using your experience to influence teams to work in new ways. It is essential that you are able demonstrate excellent negotiation and influencing skills, and must be able to communicate effectively with staff at all levels.
What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.
Full range of benefits across pay and conditions, health and wellbeing, family friendly, travel support plus learning and development opportunities.
What you need to do now
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