Senior Programme Manager - Data Integration and Technical Platforms

About ReStart

ReStart is a healthcare services organisation with a singular focus on delivering exceptional solutions and services to the NHS and healthcare system providers. Due to an exciting period of growth at ReStart we are looking to expand our team. Our team is composed of professionals who bring extensive experience within the NHS, ensuring that our solutions are tailored to meet the unique needs of the healthcare sector.

Our deep understanding of the NHS, combined with our commitment to improving patient care, positions us as a trusted partner for healthcare providers. At ReStart, we’re not just providing services - we’re reshaping healthcare delivery for the better. 

The candidate

Restart is seeking a highly skilled Programme Manager with a strong background in managing large programmes of work centered around data integration and technical platforms. The Programme Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing the successful delivery of projects of all sizes, from single interface integration to cross-organisation interoperability programmes. Additionally, the Programme Manager will provide expert guidance and support to NHS trusts and Integrated Care Systems (ICS) regarding the processing of their patient data, ensuring compliance, efficiency, and reliability.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage large programmes of work focused on delivering projects from interface integration to cross-organisation interoperability programmes within the NHS.
  • Oversee the integration of data across various systems, ensuring seamless interoperability and efficient data flow.
  • Develop and implement alerting systems to promptly identify and address any failures or discrepancies in data points, ensuring data integrity and reliability.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to NHS trusts and ICS on best practices for data management, governance, and compliance.
  • Serve as the senior point of contact for programme governance with assigned customers, ensuring alignment with project objectives, timelines, and budgetary constraints.
  • Manage escalations from customers, addressing issues promptly and effectively to ensure customer satisfaction and project success.
  • Oversee multiple smaller projects linked to assigned customers, ensuring alignment with overall programme goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including technical specialists, project managers, and customer support staff, to ensure seamless project execution and delivery.
  • Monitor and report on project progress, risks, and issues, providing regular updates to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Develop strong relationships with team members, partners, vendors and clients.
  • Manage resources to ensure timely and successful delivery of programmes.
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of all parties (including external suppliers) involved in a programme. 
Experience and Qualifications
  • PRINCE2 desirable, MSP (Managing Successful Programmes) or relevant experience in a programme management role will be considered.
  • Proven experience in programme management, specifically within the healthcare sector and with a focus on data integration and technical platforms.
  • Strong understanding of NHS systems and data flows, with knowledge of relevant regulations and standards, such as GDPR and NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to successful completion.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels, including senior executives.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyse complex issues and develop innovative solutions. It is expected you have a high level of technical acumen.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with a high degree of adaptability and resilience.

What we can offer

Join us at Restart and be part of a team dedicated to transforming healthcare through innovative data integration and technical solutions. Apply now to make a difference in the lives of patients and healthcare professionals across the NHS.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment

Chance to make a meaningful impact on healthcare systems and patient care

Submitting your application

Please submit your CV and a supporting cover letter which outlines how you meet all the criteria within this job description. We will update you about your application at various points throughout the selection process, via automated email. Please check your spam/junk folder to make sure you have not missed any of our updates.

Location: Remote, UK

Reference ID: Senior Programme Manager April 2024

Application deadline 
This vacancy will be closed when the required number of successful candidates have been found.

Company Statement

You must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom to be considered for this position.
Please refrain from contacting us regarding agency inquiries or applications. ReStart does not accept unsolicited agency applications and will not compensate any third-party agency or company unless there is a signed agreement in place with ReStart.