Specified Purpose Contract

Job Title:Senior ICT Project Manager, Grade VII
Reference No:11.025 (2022)
Department / Directorate: Project Delivery Team, ICT Directorate
Reports to: Manager of Project Delivery Team

Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) is an exciting and dynamic place to work. The team at the Hospital are in the midst of implementing a new hospital strategy that has already delivered on the opening of a new renal unit, day surgery centre, step down facility in the community and the start of building works on a new ICU extension. It is an exciting time to join the TUH team and one of Ireland’s main teaching hospitals with so many plans to enhance patient care. The Hospital believes in investing in their team and offers excellent education and research opportunities.

TUH is one of Ireland’s largest acute teaching hospitals, adult, psychiatric and age-related healthcare on one site. The Hospital has 450 adult beds with over 3,500 people on staff and more than 50 different nationalities represented. The Hospital is a provider of local, regional and national specialties. It is also a national urology centre, the second largest provider of dialysis services in the country, a regional orthopaedic trauma centre and a designated trauma unit.

TUH is one of the two main academic teaching hospitals of Trinity College Dublin - specialising in the training and professional development of staff in areas such as medicine nursing, health and social care professionals, emergency medicine and surgery, amongst many others. TUH is part of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group which serves a population of over 1.2 million across seven counties. 

TUH Vision and Values
The vision of the Hospital is “People Caring for People to Live Better Lives” through excellent health outcomes supported by evidenced based practice, positive patient and staff experience in an empowering and caring environment. A culture of innovation and quality improvement in everything we do.
Our TUH CARE values – for patients, their families, our community and staff are:
  • Collaborate – together and with our academic and care partners
  • Achieve – our goals, positive outcomes and wellbeing
  • Respect – for patients, each other and our environment
  • Equity – for patients and staff
At TUH we view our staff as our most valuable asset and every member of the Team is valued equally.  We recognise that a skilled, satisfied and motivated workforce is a prerequisite to high quality care.

A full overview of TUH is available on www.tuh.ie/about us

Purpose of the role: 
The Grade VII will develop effective and credible working relationships within the directorates and departments across the hospital that positively influence patient and staff experience. The Grade VII will work under the direction and control of the Project Delivery Manager.

Overview of role:
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervision & Management of Staff including general office management ensuring that services are delivered efficiently and in line with Corporate Objectives
  • Promote a culture of dignity, respect and fairness and seek to eliminate all forms of discrimination
  • Making decisions in relation to service delivery on a daily basis
  • Budget preparation and management of same
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other departments and directorates
  • Continuously monitoring existing procedures to ensure they comply with best practice and the development of new/improved procedures where appropriate
  • Project Management as required
  • Use all technology and equipment assigned and complete all essential training successfully
  • To undertake any other duties of a similar level and responsibilities as may be required from time to time
  • Track project deliverables using the appropriate tools and techniques whilst taking responsibility for the quality assurance process of all deliverables against pre-defined product definitions and acceptance criteria, in line with the Project’s Quality Plans.
  • Manage the Project's budget controlling the expenditures within tolerance and monitoring the costs against project deliverables.
  • Manage the planning and delivery of complex and/or large projects ensuring the correct governance is in place and lesson learned from previous projects are incorporated.
  • Liaise with the relevant Business Sponsor to facilitate the definition of the project scope, goals and deliverables and develop business case details to enable selection of options where appropriate.
  • Develop and implement project management plans to ensure the success of the project while balancing and prioritising competing demands.
  • Create and maintain communication strategies to in order to ensure effective and timely Communication with all stakeholders.
  • Manage effective teams and relationships with stakeholders, Lead project teams ensuring provision of direction and support to appointed staff to ensure project outcomes are achieved.
  • Provide cross cover for other IPD team members as required
  • Manage the risk, quality and progress of ICT projects to organisational standards, and ensure projects are completed on time, on budget, to quality standards, and within agreed scope.

Qualifications & Experience required
Must have:
  • Degree in relevant field
  • 2 years’ relevant project management experience
  • Minimum of 1 years Supervisory / Management experience
  • Practical experience of use of IT systems / packages 
  • Fluent command and understanding of the English language to include spoken and written word.
  • Masters in a relevant field
  • Experience in the Health Sector environment 

Reward & Recognition
  • Remuneration is in accordance with the Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales, grade code 0582
  • The appointment is temporary whole time  and pensionable
  • The annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year. The leave year runs from 1st April to the 31st of March each year
  • Normal working hours are 35 worked over 5 days. Your contracted hours of work are liable to change between the hours of 8 am to 8 pm over 7 days to meet the requirements for extended day services in accordance with the terms of the Framework Agreement.

Application process
Applications can be submitted ‘on-line’ at www.tuh.ie/careers by completing the application form and attaching your CV.  Candidates should be aware that, when applying for a post through the 'On-Line' Application System (Candidate Manager) they will receive an automated replying acknowledging receipt of their application.  Should you for any reason, not receive this automated acknowledgement, you should notify the Human Resources Department, before the closing date, otherwise your application will not be considered.
All candidates should note that, in order to maintain a timely process, the closing date and time for receipt of applications will be strictly adhered to.
A panel of applicants will be formed from this selection process.

Informal Enquiries to: Mr Eoin Doogan  (ICT) - Telephone (01) 4143613 or email Eoin.Doogan@tuh.ie
Closing Date: Before close of business on:  05th December 2022

TUH Core Competencies:
Core Area Competency Level
Managing the service Quality & Safety of Service 4
Managing the service Delivery of Results 4
Managing Change Problem Solving & Decision Making 4
Managing Change Communications & Influencing 4
Managing Yourself Team player 4
Managing Yourself Planning and Organising 4
Managing People People Management 4
Managing People Leadership 4

Please go to www.tuh/careers for details of the core competencies