Assistant Director of Major Projects (CCRH)

£63,751 - £73,664 p.a pro rata
21 May 2021
13 Jun 2021
Acute Trust
Job Type
Fixed Term

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Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital – Assistant Director of Major Projects

Announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on October 02 2020, The Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital (CCRH) project is uniquely poised to radically transform patient care, delivering hope and better health outcomes for millions of people across the globe Through bringing together the clinical expertise at Addenbrooke’s Hospital with the world-class scientists founds within the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre and the University of Cambridge, locating them in the heart of our clinic and hospital spaces.

The role of Assistant Director of Major Projects for the Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital is an exciting opportunity to be part of this ground-breaking project. Leading on the design and development of the Full Business Case, you will have a crucial role within the project, as we develop and deliver a successful programme of work to support Cambridge University Hospitals and our partner, the University of Cambridge, to deliver the project.

This role is responsible for the overall integrity and coherence of the Full Business Case, and for creating and maintaining focus, enthusiasm, and momentum. Crucially you will be responsible for ensuring that we are clearly addressing all of the necessary business case requirements, such as the HM Treasury Green Book, and also providing insight into the broader NHS and the context of the New Hospital Programme.  

In order to do this the candidate must be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of these requirements, as well as experience of successfully delivering high profile, compliant business cases, preferably within healthcare.

You will need to be a highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills to manage and develop a diverse set of relationships with senior personnel from Government, the NHS, University, charitable organisations, and commercial partners, as well as being a team player, ready to support other areas of the project, as required.

This is a rare opportunity to be involved in one of the highest priority projects for Cambridge University Hospitals, supporting our most senior leaders to take the big decisions that will make a difference for our patients and staff for years to come.

We need someone who is:

  • Able to learn rapidly, and take in a wide range of information, distilling out the key points into clear succinct well-argued documents;
  • Able to manage competing demands and produce high quality work to tight deadlines;
  • A clear communicator with excellent written, analytical and presentation skills.

    We look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you into our passionate, professional, friendly team.

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