Delivery Manager (DF140802)
at NHS Digital, North

Location: North

Salary: Daily Rate: Up to £600 Ltd

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Government

Job Title: Delivery Manager
CV Submission Deadline: Wednesday 21 August @ 12.00
Location: Yorkshire and the Humber
Duration: 6 months with option to extend for a further 3 months.
Daily Rate: Up to £600 Ltd
Security Clearance: BPSS
IR35 IN/OUT Scope: Out of Scope


Key Tasks and Deliverables:

Working alongside the NHS Digital senior team across the full portfolio of programmes. To ensure pace and strength of delivery, leaving a strong legacy of delivery within NHS Digital.

To support the programme delivery during 2019/20, NHS Digital is seeking specialist delivery expertise to aid the delivery of the following programmes:


NHS Login

NHS Website (NHS.UK)

NHS Apps Library

Widening Digital Participation

Personal Health Record

National Opt Out

Lead on delivery across programmes/portfolio.

Deliver the internal transformation on ‘digital first’.

Deliver a consistent approach across all the delivery teams/delivery boards/internal performance, including metrics/reporting/governance.

Risk/issue management.

Mentor/coach/direct lead programme heads.

Leadership on delivery across programmes ensuring consistency/robust approaches that leave a legacy of delivery across Citizen Facing products

This is a client-side role, being fully part of the Citizen Health Technology Senior Leadership Team. Work with all delivery teams across programmes and senior stakeholders across the organisation and commissioning organisations.


Either location: Leeds – Bridgewater Place London – Skipton House, Elephant and Castle

Experience Required:


Expert agile programme and delivery management capability on significant projects and portfolios >£100m

Experience of managing and governing delivery of complex portfolios with multiple programmes in parallel

Experience of successfully engaging and reporting to senior stakeholders (CxO and SCS) level

Extensive experience of Digital by Default (DbD) and the associated standards, assessment process, and spend controls

Experience and demonstrable skills in digital transformation, transition and service management of complex digital services

Experience in blending in-house and third parties to successfully source and deliver digital outcomes

Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes

Proven track record of managing and mitigating risks and issues strategically


Experience of mentoring and coaching more junior resources to improve internal culture and capability.

Experience of digital transformation delivery across other government departments

Experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes.

Ability to create concise and insightful communications for dissemination to all stakeholder groups.

Experience demonstrable of strategic business planning and financial control.

Cultural Fit:

Operating with integrity and openness at all times in the client’s best interests

Able to collaborate across organisational boundaries (e.g. NHS Digital, NHS England, NHSx and Department of Health and Social Care)