East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

IT Project Manager

Incomplete applications

Incomplete applications
7 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

Completed applications
14 SME, 4 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 22 January 2019
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 24 January 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work • To initiate and deliver the Careflow in the Community PID for the all participating trusts within the Kent & Medway
• Utilise excellent stakeholder management capability to mobilise the project and drive it forwards toward implementation.
Latest start date Monday 11 February 2019
Expected contract length 2 months
Location South East England
Organisation the work is for East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Maximum day rate £450

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The successful candidate will be part of the EKHUFT IT Projects Team but for the role they will be performing they will interact with all participating hospital Trusts and Community Trust within Kent and Medway.
What the specialist will work on The successful candidate will implement Careflow in the Community Trust across Kent and Medway

You will be part of a team that will facilitate seamless transition between acute providers and community providers by allowing improved communication between healthcare professionals across organisations, focused around the patient. A key exemplar being the facilitation of Hospital at Home.

Develop an integrated approach to multiple platforms to provide virtual outpatient services and management for people with long term conditions in their home environment, thus reducing outpatient attendances and cost, and facilitating easier access to healthcare support in the community environment.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Based in Folkestone but will involve travel all around Kent and Medway.
Working arrangements 5 days a week Mon-Fri
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Extensive experience of working in a project environment
  • Extensive experience of work with different project management methodologies
  • Ability to mobilise a number of different organisations to facilitate and scope project objectives, benefits, requirements, plans etc. into a single PID
  • Experience of working under pressure particularly with end-users at all levels of seniority.
  • Evidence of excellent stakeholder management and negotiation skills
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Knowledge or experience of working in Trusts and NHS organisations in Kent and Medway
  • Experience of the Careflow product
  • Knowledge of existing and emerging technologies applicable to health and clinical practice
  • Experience of delivery of Careflow or similar type IT Projects

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 4
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team player within our organisation and others
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Challenge the status quo
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is this role likely to go beyond the initial 1 month period? Advertised for 2 months with possible extension.
2. Is there a current incumbent performing the role? No.
3. Is this requirement inside or outside IR35? It is considered outside of IR35.