Head of Caring Services Programme and Project Management

United Kingdom | Flexible

This vacancy is now closed

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United Kingdom | Flexible
UK wide
Job function
Change/Project Management
£58,000 - £63,000 pa (+ London Allowance if applicable)

35 hours per week / Permanent

Based: UK Flexible

Closing date:  4th October (subject to change)

Interview date:  To be confirmed

Are you a front runner in your field and an expert in project and programme management?  If so, then this may be the new opportunity you’ve been searching for.

This brand new role is so much more than just your next job, you will help to shape the way forward and make a real difference to all who access and benefit from our services.

About the role:

As our new Head of Caring Services Programme & Project Manager, and with a dedicated team behind you, you will lead on the operational delivery of project management, ensuring best practice techniques and practices are deployed to shape, plan, implement and track change.  This includes service model transformation and innovation, continuous improvement, quality and evaluation and digital change initiatives across Caring Services.

You will oversee all change activity within caring services: supporting the defining and designing of change, supporting impact assessment and implementation, whilst collaborating effectively with stakeholders to manage and deliver key projects within time, and to budget.

About you:

A successful team needs a strong and focussed lead - this is where you come in. 

You are a born leader and a highly organised professional. You have the ability to forge and nurture working relationships with ease, whilst having a talent for bringing out the best in people and motivating those around you.  Your confidence, strong work ethic and past successes make you stand out from the crowd.

You will be educated to degree level and/or have equivalent experience. A knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodology would be beneficial, as is the ability to demonstrate business and technical knowledge of STP/CCG systems environment. 

With extensive experience of delivering social care or healthcare clinical change projects, you are able to lead in an ambiguous complex environment.  You have experience in writing, designing and producing reports well that reach your target audience.

If you share our passion for continuous improvement and believe you would excel in this role, get in touch today.

For further information, please view the attached job description.  Should you prefer an informal discussion about the role, please email recruitment@mariecurie.org.uk in the first instance.

Here at Marie Curie we offer flexible working and really do care about our staff and volunteers.   We work hard to ensure the right work/life balance, which in turn brings out the absolute best in our employees.

About us:

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work.  We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

Marie Curie is committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

A criminal record check may be required, dependent on role.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. 

Agencies need not apply.