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Senior Project Manager

  • Location Newport
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH126146

Gwent Test and Trace Protect (TTP) are looking for a Senior Project Manager to work out of St. Cadoc's Hospital until 30th June 2022.

- £200 Daily inside IR35
- On site working in St. Cadoc's Hospital in Newport

If you'd like to speak further about this role, please submit an up to date CV to

Job Purpose:
The NHS Wales Test, Trace and Protect Service for COVID-19 is a new national service that is being delivered locally across Wales, part of this includes delivery of the Gwent Test, Trace and Protect (TTP) Service. It is an essential tool in controlling the spread of the COVID-19 virus in order to allow safe relaxation in the 'lockdown' arrangements for the population of Wales. It uses tried and tested public health processes to identify people who may be infectious with the virus, and prevent them from infecting other people.

The post holder will be responsible for the overall planning, organisation and management of several specific projects simultaneously within the Gwent TTP Service, as allocated by the Programme Manager. The post requires working autonomously, monitoring performance against the business plan, reporting on progress/risk to the Programme Manager within agree deadlines.

The post holder will generate reports and briefings to describe performance against agreed activity, quality standards and budget constraints to the Regional Cell and partners. Continuation review of the business plan will form part of this role.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the post holder will develop and manage relationships with five Local Authorities across the ABUHB footprint and key partners such as Public Health Wales, NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) and external providers, as well as provide line arrangement for a team of staff potentially from a range of organisations.

Key duties:

  • Manage identified projects
  • Support, facilitate and monitor progress of project within and across site/s
  • Support performance improvement
  • Manage a team of project staff
  • Delegated budget holder for set projects
  • Contribute to planning and delivery of service objectives, managing specific change projects as required ensuring the projects are consistent meeting the agreed quality standards and are cost effective and delivered on time.

As Senior Project Manager you will have the ability to work independently, problem solve, and prioritise your own workload and cope with competing demands.