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Job reference: 122447
Salary: Band 7 (£43,422 - £50,506)
Job closing date: 28/10/2022
Job Type: Administrative Services
Location: Ninewells Hospital
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 07/10/2022
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Tayside
Department: NHS Tayside Innovation

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

NHS Tayside Innovation Team, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Innovation Project Manager

Fixed Term for 23 months/Secondment

Salary Scale:  Band 7 (£40,872 - £47,846) per annum

(*Salary and band are indicative only and are subject to Agenda for Change job evaluation)

Innovation is disruptive, challenges thinking and adds value to what we do already. Are you interested in an opportunity to be part of NHS Tayside innovation work? Do you have a passion for problem solving? 

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager has arisen within NHS Tayside Innovation. This post will influence and drive forward innovation to deliver significant improvements in patient care and the delivery of services.

The Project Manager role will provide project management services and innovation led consulting services to NHS Tayside workers as well as our partners in academia, industry and other public sector bodies.  This includes the management of discrete and/or linked innovation projects from initiation to handover in line with requirements and priorities set by NHS Tayside Innovation Senior Management Team.

You will successfully develop and manage plans, risks and project resources. You will also manage, coordinate and deliver the projects, utilising project management methodology, to deliver outcomes to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget. Stakeholder engagement is a key element in delivering the innovation programme and its anticipated benefits.

You must be able to travel throughout Tayside on occasion and sometimes across Scotland as required.

High levels of communication and project management skills are necessary to perform this role effectively.

Hours of work are:  Full time 37.5 hours per week.

Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager before attending for interview.

Informal enquiries to: Kate Cheesbrough, Innovation Development Manager for NHS Tayside Innovation.


You will be required to achieve the mandatory Induction standards for Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland and to comply with the Code of Conduct throughout your employment.  

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email.   Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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