Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
For more details on the post, please contact Heidi Poole (details below)
Education & Qualifications
Post Graduate Degree in relevant subject or equivalent experience in NHS or Local Government.
Evidence of continuous professional development and acquisition of new skills and knowledge.
ITIL V3 Expert
Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
Experience of working in a large organisation with a wide range of staffing levels and being able to liaise at all levels from Administrative Staff to Senior Managers
Previous work experience as a IT commercial manager or similar digital role
Knowledge of NHS Procurement Frameworks
Experience of authoring public sector 5 case model business cases
Financial modelling including cost benefit analysis and risk modelling.
Experience of large high value IT procurements
Ability to work to tight timescales and manage competing priorities.
End 2 end contract lifecycle management, adding value through commercial agreements
Leading multi-disciplined teams
Knowledge of NHS accounting treatment (capital vs revenue)
Previous experience of IT service management in large corporate organisations.
Previous experience of delivery of IT services, service management wrapper and service integration.
Advanced keyboard skills and excellent communication skills
Broad knowledge of IT infrastructure, architecture, software and systems.
In-depth knowledge of service / contract management tools and systems.
An expert knowledge of all ITIL processes and functions.
Knowledge of audit and assurance techniques.
ISO20001, ISO27001, etc, ability to audit against these standards
Supplier negotiation techniques.
In-depth knowledge about quality standards, legislation, and best practices
Experience of budget management of both capital and revenue budgets and accounting treatment rules
Ability to manipulate complex data at speed
Understanding of the Strategic aims and priorities of the Trust.
Knowledge of the IM&T strategy
Knowledge of the National IM&T Strategy.
Knowledge of procurement using Government Procurement Frameworks.
Knowledge and experience of development service life-cycles and governance processes
Knowledge of audit and assurance techniques.
Knowledge of computer hardware and networking systems
Good Anticipation and problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritise and manage time
Ability to develop and maintain working relationships, both internal and external.
Develop and ownership of IT Service Management Tools (Contract and SLA)
Able to work to strict deadlines
Strong communication skills and the ability to negotiate, influence and facilitate effective interaction with key stakeholders and suppliers
Ability to provide feedback and critique on proposals and design with sensitivity.
Ability to create and present complex information simply and clearly to large groups.
Important information about your application
All correspondence will be sent to you via the email address you applied from. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.
References - please ensure you provide email addresses for all referees for the last three years of employment.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
Flexible working will be considered in line with Trust policies
New recruits are required to pay for their Disclosure and Barring Service check (and admin fee) prior to starting if the role requires a DBS check.
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University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) has been awarded the Gold Award for proudly supporting those who serve. We actively encourage applications from the Armed Forces community.
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If you would like support completing an application form, please contact the recruitment department on 01782 675533 where one of our trained assistants will be able to help
At UHNM we are fortunate to receive a high volume of applications for many of our roles, on this occasion we would reserve the right to close any advert early, therefore please apply without delay!
Employer certification / accreditation badges
Documents to download
Head of IT Commercial Management (PDF, 676.5KB)
Statement handling - updated from policy (PDF, 33.6KB)
Policy ex-offenders (PDF, 36.1KB)
Infection control statement (DOCX, 59.6KB)
Model Declaration B (PDF, 168.2KB)
Trust Policy on Managing Risk Associated with Safeguarding Children (PDF, 1.1MB)