FLU CAMPAIGN PROJECT MANAGER - Imperial College NHS Trust
The Trust annual flu campaign’s vaccination phase will start in September 2020. A full-time campaign Project Manager is needed to take on preparation for and delivery of the campaign.
This is an important role and the Trust is aiming to achieve a higher compliance rate than in any previous year and reach this year’s Public Health England target of 90% of front-line staff vaccinated. To facilitate this high level of compliance, the Trust uses a large network of trained peer vaccinators (at Divisional, directorate, specialty and team level), roaming vaccinators and its Occupational Health service.
This person will liaise with the Trust divisions, managers at all levels and peer vaccinators and a range of other key stakeholders to ensure the campaign runs smoothly and is successful.
The post reports directly to the Director of People and Organisational Development and will be supported by a full time administration officer
This person will be needed until mid-March 2021.
Purpose of the role
To lead and manage the Trust-wide annual flu campaign. This work is likely to include
• Project management
• Building and maintaining internal networks
• Articulate with advanced written communication skills
• Regular progress reporting both internally (e.g. to Trust senior management) and externally (e.g. toe Public Health England)
• Ability to plan and organise complex activities
• Rapid and successful problem-solving, finding pragmatic and viable solutions
• Effective budget management
Essential competencies, experience and qualification
• Previous experience of leading (either as a project or as a service manager) an organisation-wide flu campaign
• Strong professional skills
• Quality assurance expertise in clinical and/ or operational governance
• At least 2 years experience of working in the NHS
• Skilled at work collaboratively with clinicians
• Excellent report-writing skills
• Competent at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Desirable competencies, experience and quality
• Project management qualification
• Management or leadership qualification or equivalent experience
• Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
• Strong clinical and professional skills
• Hold an appropriate academic qualification in Occupational Health
• Understanding of health service clinical and non-clinical processes
• At least 2 years’ experience at a senior clinical level in occupational health
• At least 2 years project management experience