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Programme Manager

Woodrow Mercer
South West England
£300-500 day rate depending on experience
Closing date
14 Apr 2023

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Programme Manager. Rate TBC, Outside IR35, Hybrid working.

Woodrow Mercer Healthcare are currently looking for an experienced Programme Manager to support a trust in the South West on an initial 3 month contract, starting as soon as possible. The candidate will be expected to work a hybrid role, meaning accessibility to the South West is essential. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a Programme Manager to join a team with a wide and varied remit responsible for leading clinical and corporate projects.


Main responsibilities:

The post holder will need to gain immediate credibility with clinical and corporate teams and develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels inside and outside the Trust.

The post requires a high level of communication and complex negotiation with Directors, Senior Managers and Clinicians in the NHS, and the public and private sectors.

To proactively support and deputise for the Senior Programme Manager and Associate Director, Strategic Planning & Transformation and to proactively support colleagues within the wider Strategy and Transformation team.

The post holder will have a key role in maximising the effectiveness of clinical and non-clinical resources within the Trust.


Key Result Areas

To proactively manage and lead programmes of work aligned with the Strategic Objectives of the Trust. In achieving this, the post holder will be guided in most situations by Trust objectives, policies and procedures and wider national requirements but will largely determine how these should be interpreted, applied and implemented locally.

To develop and performance manage large and complex programme plans with clear outcomes / benefits identified and all links and dependencies established.

To establish and manage Programme Boards, ensuring the chair and other members are briefed to ensure the desired challenge, decision or outcome is achieved at Board meetings.

To produce written performance reports for the Trust Board on a programme of change management projects.

To ensure all projects are fully and formally evaluated and where appropriate that the Trust’s strategic direction is influenced by the results.

To support the Associate Director, Strategic Planning & Transformation in establishing a support network for change management leads in the Trust in both divisional and corporate functional areas.


Woodrow Mercer Healthcare have made thousands of placements of skilled, dedicated and expert interim consultants into the NHS.

What makes us different is our commitment to transparent commercials, long term relationships and being the most knowledgeable recruitment team in the market.

Our Healthcare Recruitment Consultants are unmatched in our experience and track record in this market. 

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0121 720 3955
55 Colmore Row
United Kingdom
B3 2AA

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