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Interim Programme Director

Job Description

We are working with an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Programme Director for a 12 month assignment initially. This is leading on a high profile, key programme for the organisation and will involve system working and engagement across a wide footprint.

The role will interview and start ASAP and will be at band 9 under the CCS NMNC RM6277 Framework, hybrid working is available.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Act as a key ambassador, authority and programme lead;

  • Coordinate and support workstream executive leads to plan their integration and input;

  • Coordinate all due diligence activities;

  • Liaise with stakeholders including NHSE and system partners;

  • Manage any risks and ensure robust mitigation plans are in place;

  • Maintain, monitor and report progress against merger programme plan to executive management committee, Trust boards and governors;

  • Monitor and manage merger programme risks;

  • Manage and provide leadership to the transaction PMO;

  • Provide assurance updates on progress made through throughout the process;

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Education to Masters’ level or equivalent;

  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development;

  • Significant experience of delivering organisation-wide change;

  • Experience of developing and delivering transformational programmes & projects;

  • Ability to be able to multi-task and to ‘keep a handle’ on multiple pieces of work impacting the transaction;

  • Ability to inspire confidence in internal and external stakeholders.

If you are interested in the role, please email Toni Coates with a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.

If you do not receive a response within 72 hours (3 working days) of receipt, please assume that on this particular occasion, your application did not meet the client’s requirements for this specific role.