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  • Ref no: SAS00845
  • Published: 6/12/2019
  • Closes: 19/12/2019
  • Location: National Headquarters, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB
  • Salary: £37,570.00 - £44,688.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

The Clinical Services Transformation Programme is one of the strategic programmes within the Scottish Ambulance Service. These programmes are responsible for making the changes required to deliver the Service transformation.

Service Transformation is a multi-disciplinary programme involving areas including Clinical, ICT, Operations, Procurement, Fleet and Finance. The Clinical Services Transformation Programme consists of a number of projects and sub-programmes including urgent, community and Primary Care.

In order to minimise risk and maximise the possibility of successful delivery, we are now recruiting an experienced Project Manager. The successful candidate will report to the Programme Director and will be responsible for the day to day management of various projects and work streams within the Programme.

The responsibilities of the post are wide and varied, they include project planning, establishing relevant project teams, influencing project team members, producing relevant project documentation and attending project and programme meetings. The post-holder will play a key role throughout the Programme lifecycle from planning, testing and transition through to embedding and benefits realisation.

The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:
• Significant demonstrable and relevant experience, preferably in a ambulance service environment;
• Experience of successfully managing and delivering large scale programmes or projects;
• A strong working knowledge of managing project / work stream interdependencies, of developing system requirements specifications and of change management techniques;
• A proven track record in delivering to time, quality and costs constraints, augmented by ability to be creative in finding solutions to constantly challenging problems;
• Ability to work autonomously and pro-actively while managing a varied workload and prioritising conflicting demands;
• A full current driving licence is essential.

Interviews are planned for early January 2020.

How to Apply

Please note that the MJS candidate pages are being upgraded so in that regard, online applications are currently disabled. If you wish to apply for this post please download the NHS Scotland Application Form attached at the bottom of the advert and email to before the closing date. Please ensure the subject heading includes the Job Title and Job Reference number. Applications received after the closing date will not be progressed.

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