Procurement Commissioning & Facilities
Band - 7
Salary Scale - £39,300 - £46,006
Hours - 37.5 per week
Location - Meridian Court, Glasgow
NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) has designed NHS Scotland Assure to improve the management of risk in new builds and refurbishment projects across NHS Scotland. The new service will be a multi-disciplinary team with subject matter experts in the fields of infection prevention and control, hard and soft facilities and building management. It will have oversight for the design, construction, and maintenance of major infrastructure developments within the NHS. It will be a quality management system for the healthcare built environment. NHS Scotland Assure will strengthen infection prevention and control in the built environment and play a crucial guidance role regarding incidents and outbreaks across health and social care.
Our forthcoming NSS service will serve to improve the management of risk in new builds and refurbishment across NHS Scotland. We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team to support the delivery of effective management.
The post holder will develop and manage the plans, risks, project team and resources to deliver the outcomes to the appropriate level of quality, on time and in budget. The role will also promote and support continuous improvement programmes by being expert in quality improvement methods while ensuring all projects meet the requirements of internal policies and procedures.
As a vital part of NHSScotland, NHS National Services Scotland's mission is to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care, working in partnership. We do this by providing a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.
This post will be positioned within Health Facilities Scotland (HFS) as part of the Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) within NHS NSS. HFS provides operational guidance to NHSScotland healthcare bodies on all facilities topics. We deliver and co-ordinate effective advice and support in relation to national facilities, equipping and technical matters which support and improve health and well-being services.
The Facilities Services Directorate of the PCF SBU provides strategic and operational support and guidance to NHSScotland healthcare bodies and Scottish Government on asset and facilities topics. It plays a key national role in the development and publication of national policies, standards, strategies and technical guidance in the areas of property and capital planning, engineering, sustainability, decontamination, and facilities services.
The post holder will support the Estates & Asset Management Team in project managing, planning, organising, co-ordinating and / or assisting in taking forward a number of nationally important initiatives related to complex asset management information, estate investment planning, and policy / strategy implementation as directed by the Estates & Asset Management Advisor(s).
The successful applicant will be educated to degree level or have demonstrable equivalent experience. They will have excellent written, oral communication and negotiation skills with proven experience of project management with formal project management training preferred. Experience of using information for management purposes and in setting and monitoring targets and performance indicators is required. Strong communication and presentation skills is essential, using a variety of approaches to different stakeholder groups in order to convey key messages and influence decision making.
Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
How do I find out more?
An application pack and full details of this role can be found at: https://www.edenscott.com/client-campaigns/nhs-scotland-assure
For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Sarah Gracie;
Tel: 07999 421314
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
Closing date for completed applications is 26th January 2021