Delivery Manager - Data Solutions

NHS National Services Scotland
Edinburgh, Midlothian
40833 - 49000
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) provides a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care. Scotland has some of the best health service data in the world and we work in partnership with NHS Boards, hospitals, GP’s and Local Authorities to provide IT systems to support local decision makers and national policy and guidance.  We provide systems to support activities aimed at protecting all the people of Scotland from infectious and environmental hazards. 

We seek a self-motivated and highly experienced IT professional to the role of Delivery Manager to manage the IT service delivery of a team providing data systems used to support decision making across NHSScotland.  The post holder will provide technical leadership for innovative solutions to support public health activity and enable access to data for health professionals across Scotland.  Experience of delivering IT system solutions in both Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server platforms is essential, as is experience of agile development, DevOps and automation.  Knowledge of Cloud based data systems is needed. 

You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, and a high degree of accuracy. The ability to maintain strict confidentiality is essential.  You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) with significant experience in management of multi-disciplinary teams and delivery of enterprise-wide software solutions and the ability to interact at all levels of the organisation, with IT providers and customers. 

You should have the ability to work across many different projects with different priorities, managing the conflicting demands that this entails, negotiating and influencing customers and suppliers in terms of timescales and deadlines.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

Our Job Descriptions are generic for IT roles.  Please refer to the Person Specification for the essential skills and experience for this role. 

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact John Jones on.

Further information on NSS is available from:

Closing date for completed applications is 1st June 2018.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies

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