Senior Project Officer - Medicines Management & Clinical Policy

The Finegreen Group
East Midlands
Band 7
Closing date
3 Dec 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Senior Project Officer - Medicines Management & Clinical Policy.

The post will be fully home based, for an organisation in the East Midlands on an interim basis for 5 months, at a Band 7.

The post holder will support the Director of Medicines Management & Clinical Policy and their team in delivery to ensure that work programmes are supported, planned, and managed effectively.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Support the Director of Medicines Management & Clinical Policy in developing and delivering in partnership with others, agreed programmes of work;
  • Liaise with appropriate functions within the Organisation and across the healthcare system;
  • Support the Director of Medicines Management & Clinical Policy in maintaining and developing a Project Management approach that delivers best practice in project management delivery, including a governance and assurance framework;
  • Participate in relevant internal and external working groups/projects, services, and initiatives to provide, information and analytical advice and expertise;
  • Develop and implement data collection systems that will provide accurate and timely data;
  • Present information and issues, explaining highly complex issues, to a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Contribute to performance improvement, taking a lead for identified areas where agreed;
  • Supply relevant and timely specialist advice and guidance on own portfolio of projects/function;
  • Work with members of the Team to investigate the causes of any variance from target/plan and proactively contribute to the implementation of solutions;
  • Manage a risk and issues tracking mechanism and its proactive resolution and escalation processes;
  • Provide regular reporting on the targeting of resources and monitor their implementation from a value for money perspective;
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of all aspects of Team budgets;
  • Evaluate projects/function within identified portfolio for delivery against financial recovery/savings plans through providing sophisticated, high quality project analysis;
  • Take a lead in the co-ordination of training, development, and recruitment activity across the Team;
  • Ensure timely & accurate information analysis and reporting to management on agreed areas of work;
  • Contribute to the development of key performance indicators for the successful assessment of individual and workstream success;
  • Oversee the strategic planning of Team projects, identify interdependencies across projects/functions, potential impacts on wider organisation, resource requirements and building in contingency and adjustments as necessary.
A successful candidate will have:
  • A degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent level qualification or significant experience;
  • A post-graduate degree in Management Studies or equivalent;
  • Significant experience of successfully operating in a politically sensitive environment;
  • Demonstrated experience of co-ordinating projects in complex and challenging environments;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project principles, techniques, and tools, such as Prince 2 Foundation and Microsoft Project;
  • The ability to prepare and produce concise yet insightful communications for dissemination to senior stakeholders and a broad range of stakeholders as required.

For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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