MPA Recruitment are working in partnership with their public sector client to recruit a Band 8a Project Development Officer or a full-time, temporary position in the Belfast area.
The post holder will be responsible to the Director of CRM for leading and managing the development of business cases and key projects initiated by the CRM Directorate including all stages from initial concept to business case development and approval through to leading project implementation working with clinical and operational teams and external stakeholders.
This is an important role influencing service delivery, policy development and organisational change through Key projects based on the analysis and research of current and future organisational requirements, taking into account wider HSC policy initiatives, strategic service development and advancement of technologies.
Business Case development
Developing business cases for keys projects to the standards as set out by The Northern Ireland Guide to Expenditure Appraisal and Evaluation (NIGEAE) for external approval by DOH and DOF (as applicable).
Developing business cases by conducting suitable in-depth research using various methodologies (desktop research, questionnaires, surveys, interviews and workshops) to assess need and inform strategic context for project development.
Ensuring that each business case brings together detailed information which is informed by strategic policy, assessment of need, financial appraisal, benefits appraisal and risk profiles and communicating such information to a wide range of stakeholders internally and externally.
Presenting a full economic appraisal and suitable analysis within the business case to arrive at a preferred option for projects through collaborative working across a range of stakeholders.
Ensuring that business cases are presented for acceptance and approval, across a range of stakeholders both internal and external to include but not limited to senior management, Trust Board, departmental health economists, departmental accountants etc.
Formulating business case plans and strategies for managing the relevant project(s) working with specialist advice such as legal, procurement services, clinical, IT and other relevant stakeholders in order to successfully deliver the objectives and benefit outcomes required.
Supporting the Medical Directorate and the wider Trust and relevant external stakeholders in the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the deliverables of Key project(s) and associated benefits
Managing and influencing a process of business change through key projects from project initiation through to project closure working with colleagues in the development of new services, new working practices and embedding these within the organisation.
Managing the development and implementation of project plans to achieve project deliverables.
Managing arrangements for procurement including the development of any specifications for equipment, managed services and conditions for delivery. Ensuring any procurement is carried out within the framework of the NI Public Procurement Policy.
Developing and managing arrangements for partnership working or service agreements for project delivery to ensure roles, responsibilities, governance and risks are clearly defined within a contractual arrangement informed by appropriate levels of specialist expertise, i.e. legal. Clinical, IT as required.
Working with clinical and operational staff within the project team to manage the implementation of projects within the Medical Directorate [and other directorates when necessary] that have a direct impact on services and patient care ensuring that level of services and patient care are not affected.
Ensuring liaison across the organisation and relevant stakeholders and/or related projects to ensure that work is neither overlooked nor duplicated – this will include the co-ordination of projects to ensure impact of implementation on other business areas is fully considered.
I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Fiona O’Kane at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 952 111 11 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.