Software Project Manager | Carehome Selection

Software Project Manager

Guide Salary: Up to £55k DOE

Closing Date: Friday 14th May 2021

Location: Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 or Sutton Coldfield B72 and home based

Location: Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 or Sutton Coldfield B72 and home based
Salary: Up to £55k DOE
Hours: 40hrs per week – Monday-Friday

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About us

CHS Healthcare prides itself on being a dynamic company that has been synonymous with being a trusted provider to the NHS since 1995.  We hold a large number of contracts with the NHS and have an ever-expanding portfolio of work, making us the largest independent care coordinator in the UK.  Since 1995 we have built a reputation as a trusted service specialising in assisting with hospital discharges to suitable care homes or sourcing care packages for clients leaving hospital, whilst supporting families in the process. We are also the largest independent provider of Continuing Healthcare services to the NHS.  We employ more than 250 people who are situated in all regions of the UK.

You are unique, so are we. 

Here at CHS we are unique in what we do, so we need people who are unique to help us do it. We value the visible and invisible qualities, that make you who you are. 

We are passionate about supporting our patients and their families. To do that well, we need a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. Our inclusive culture celebrates all of our differences, and we want you to feel empowered to bring your full, authentic self to work. We are proud members of the Disability Confident Scheme, and are dedicated to ensuring we attract, employ and develop individuals with disabilities, at all levels. If you have a disability, we would love the opportunity to speak to you and discuss the support we can offer.  Please contact our Recruitment/HR Department for a chat.

 

About the role

Due to continual growth we are looking for an experienced Software Project Manager to manage key projects.  In this unique position you will be responsible for Managing activities in the core area of product development of niche products. This will involve creating and maintaining Product roadmaps and release plans along with liaising with Major clients to understand requirements and deliver key solutions within the specific timescale.

Project management responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope.  You should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis.  Working on software development (Web, Mobile and Desktop), Data Migration and Business Intelligence Reporting. 

 

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities 

  • Support account management team in planning new project delivery
  • Assisting account management team to provide scope and cost of projects to external clients
  • Creating and maintaining project plans
  • Defining, allocating and managing project actions to ensure delivery
  • Ensuring projects deliver to scope agreed and challenging any scope creep
  • Escalating issues to project sponsor and CHS senior management where required
  • Chairing applicable meetings including with clients
  • Responding to internal and external queries regarding projects
  • Maintaining suitable project portfolio logs to inform senior management of current progress
  • Responding to regulatory queries from external bodies within the scope of CHS systems
  • Ensuring L1 support is kept informed regarding change initiatives across systems
  • Providing status updates to internal and external stakeholders regarding project progress
  • Assisting in alignment of resources to projects
  • Management and development of project delivery team

 

What sort of person are we looking for?

  • Project lifecycle, including documentation
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • Strong IT skills
  • Risk management skills
  • Knowledge of CHC / FNC and CCG practices
  • Good knowledge of Information Governance and aligned requirements
  • Knowledge of generic IT practices

 

Qualifications and Key Skills Required 

  • 5+ years of experience of project management
  • Able to communicate with senior stakeholders, internal and external
  • Good presentation skills
  • Confident communicating with large groups of people at different levels
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to summarise data effectively and succinctly
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Ability to challenge internally and externally
  • Diplomacy
  • Able to demonstrate impartiality
  • Ability to persuade others (internal and external) of alternative viewpoint

In return you will be given the opportunity to work in a company that is growing strongly year on year. CHS Healthcare can offer you career progression and ongoing training to help you achieve your career objectives.   We look for highly motivated individuals who have a genuine desire to build long lasting relationships and with a passion to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Next steps

Please send your CV to: recruitment@chshealthcare.co.uk

Closing Date for applications is Friday 14 May 2021

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to candidates who are not shortlisted. Please therefore assume your application is unsuccessful if we have not contacted you three weeks following the closing date. 

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