Business Change Lead Location: Salford / remote home working Package: Salary up to £70,000 + 25 days annual leave + 5% pension + 3% flex fund + Life assurance + car allowance + private medical cover Type of role: Permanent
Set up by the Department of Health in a unique partnership with technology experts Sopra Steria, NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) provide essential corporate back office services to other NHS organisations.
NHS SBS is the market leader in corporate services with around 40% of the NHS using one or more of our products.? With unrivalled knowledge and experience, we provide high-quality, value-for-money finance, procurement and employment services to the NHS, helping them overcome any challenges they face in the back office.?
We work closely with NHS organisations all over the country to replace outdated, time-consuming and error-prone paper processes, with affordable digital systems and more efficient ways of working, and in addition to our core services, we are designing and developing innovative digital technologies and piloting brand new ways of working, which further improve efficiency and quality, and better support the NHS workforce to deliver world-class patient care. We are passionate about using our expertise to save the NHS time and money and are more relevant today than ever before.
The Day Job
NHS SBS provides a full portfolio of procurement services, including a wide range of framework agreements, consultancy and a complete procurement function – all delivered by expert teams using efficient and effective technology platforms. We are passionate about efficient procurement and the benefits it brings. Combining NHS knowledge and experience with commercial know-how, we work with organisations to maximise their purchasing power to provide value-for-money procurement and ultimately, improved patient care.
In this exciting role you will be the main point of contact for the Subject Matter Experts (SME’s), working closing with the business to identify and on-board SME’s to the project. Taking the lead to create and maintain the project reporting on work package delivery plans, documentation and content. Correlating reports on working group and work package activity against project deliverables. Alongside developing and delivering all non-system and technical work package activities.
To establish fully enabled business operations capable of supporting the client’s processes and desired business outcomes.
To ensure all projects are managed to the agreed requirements, delivering to timescales, budget, acceptance criteria, quality criteria, contractual commitments and agreed service levels.
To establish and agree project acceptance criteria with the Service Director and the Client.
To ensure that the project is being managed in accordance with the appropriate methodology or agreed processes and procedures
Strong extensive experience managing both procurement at category management / leadership level and procurement change programmes, focusing on process, systems and procurement tools change. For example managing change or implementation of P2P, S2C, S2P solutions
To manage the project in a multi-stakeholder environment.
To ensure implementation of effective governance processes.
To ensure appropriate and timely reporting and escalation to the Client Director, Client (project board), line management and all service suppliers.
To identify and manage risk and take responsibility for reporting risks.
Excellent in all aspects of business change (processes, methodologies, change control, project scoping, project planning etc.)
Strong extensive experience managing both procurement at category management / leadership level and procurement change programmes, focusing on process, systems and procurement tools change - for example managing change or implementation of P2P, S2C, S2P solutions
Strong analytical skills and knowledge of modern techniques used in problem resolution
Good networking skills
Sufficient IT/Technical knowledge Public sector / NHS experience
Reasons why you should apply to us
We’re big – really big. With that comes career growth opportunities - we offer excellent training, you’ll join a company where development and progression is actively encouraged and not just something we talk about.
We have an enviable client list – we work with some of the biggest names out there.
We ensure our working environment is supportive and collaborative, everyone has a voice and all opinions count.
Our goal is to disrupt the market, not just follow the status quo.
Sustainability is really important to us, in fact we are within the top 1% of companies worldwide tackling climate change and managing our emissions.