About the role

We are expanding our Privacy, Transparency and Ethics (PTE) team and are currently looking for a Principal Business & Operational Delivery Manager  to work with our team.

PTE plays a crucial role in delivering data protection, confidentiality, and transparency across the organisation, and in supporting improving access to data across our health and care system; how data can save lives and the importance of engaging people and being open about how their information is being used. 

This role will be an integral member of the PTE team; using their experience in operational and business management to ensure that the PTE function has effective business models and processes in place to give assurance to the Executive Director of PTE that all business functions including finance and resource management, PTE initiatives, operational delivery, risk management and management reporting are optimised. 

About you

You will be required to line manage several individual and teams within PTE and will be responsible for the effective delivery of their objectives.

You will be the contact point and liaise with the Finance, HR  & ARM functions, working with them in partnership to develop, design, and ensure compliance with robust portfolio management processes and standards,  leading and co-ordinating financial business planning and on the maintenance of the PTE Target Staffing Model and resourcing/recruitment drives. You will also support the PTE Chief of Staff in the delivery of key documentation to committees, key corporate publications and returns.

You will play a key role in supporting the Executive Director to ensure that they have the right oversight of system performance and service transformation across the function and will be responsible for the development and production of key management information that will be shared at EMT/Board level.   This will also include you working with the PTE SLT in identifying PTE initiatives and transformation programmes of work; taking responsibility for their delivery, working with the PTE SLT on SMART and realistic timescales as well as obtaining the correct funding and resourcing requirements to support their success.

Working as part of our inclusive team you will contribute to the development and management of other team members as well as benefit from supported continuous professional development, developing, and operating within a “one team” respectful culture. 

This is a role that will allow you to assist in developing a culture of continuous improvement and excellent service delivery in relation to business and operational delivery within PTE that will have a positive impact on their work within NHS Digital and to the wider healthcare system. 

What's in it for you

  • a role as part of a dynamic team using data and digital technology to transform health and care
  • a range of opportunities to build your experience in an environment where your
    work has a direct and positive impact
  • a real commitment to your personal and professional development with access
    to a broad range of learning opportunities

About us

NHS Digital is a great place to work. What we do matters.
Our outstanding teams are passionate about technology and public service, making use of everyone’s skills to improve people’s lives.
We collaborate to deliver world class tech and intelligence, so come and join us. We are committed to sustainability, diversity and inclusion; our people are at the heart of what we do.
Find out about the amazing work we do by visiting our website: https://digital.nhs.uk/about-nhs-digital/our-work
Find further information on the current work we are undertaking meeting the challenges of the pandemic here: https://digital.nhs.uk/coronavirus

Why you should apply

We value the different experiences our people bring to their work at NHS Digital. We're working to create an environment where everyone can make a full contribution no matter their background, identity, or circumstances.

Which means, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.  Don't worry if you don’t meet all the criteria we’ve suggested – knowledge and experience you've gained in other ways might make us think about the role differently. Go ahead and apply.

Our work matters. You matter.

What we offer you:

  • we're moving to a hybrid working approach which offers you an informal, flexible way of blending home and office working
  • flexible working opportunities - we value and respect the diversity of our employees, and applications from prospective candidates who require flexible working arrangements are welcomed; these include part-time hours, job sharing, flexible hours and part-remote set ups
  • 27 days annual leave increasing to 33 days with service
  • ability to buy and sell annual leave  
  • a generous pension (with our contribution equal to 20.6% of your earnings)
  • NHS Discounts including shops, restaurants, gym, mobile phones, and insurance
  • employee benefit schemes including our Season Ticket Loan, Car Lease and Bike to Work schemes

Next steps

Remote interviews will take place remotely through Microsoft Teams. Applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by email.

To view further information please see the attached role profile.

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