Skip to main content

System Delivery Officer GM

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom £31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_NRU5Ri8hh1uz

System Delivery Officer GM

Job Reference: 990-1-EI3340-NW

Employer: Location: Greater Manchester Salary: £31,365 - £37,890 per annum

Our Organisation

NHS England and NHS Improvement came together on 1 April 2019 as a new single organisation. The NHS Long Term Plan focuses on delivering integrated care to patients at the local level and we can best support the NHS to deliver this as a single integrated organisation.

At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that's job share, part time or another flexible pattern. In addition, although the role advertised may have an 'home' office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Our new operating model represents a strong shift to regional delivery supported by expert corporate teams. Local health systems are supported by our integrated regional teams who play a major leadership role in the geographies they manage.

We are jointly committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

A team of four System Delivery Officers will work across the North West Region, however this post will be unique in its working profile with the devolved NHS England functions to the Greater Manchester economy. The NHS Improvement functions have not been devolved and therefore this role will be expected to work in collaboration with the devolved Greater Manchester team in the delivery of effective Healthcare services to its patients. The role will work with the Head of System Delivery and System Delivery Manager (GM) to support the GM system under the authority agreed via the delegated accountability agreement and currently exercised via jointly agreed quarterly assurance process.

As System Delivery Officer, the post holder will work as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service supporting managers and staff across the Planning and Assurance team to coordinate the delivery of the functions aims, objectives and delivery milestones, with focus on GM.

In particular the post holder will:

Support teams to ensure that the portfolio of tasks/projects is planned, managed and delivered effectively.

Support and inform the targeting of resources, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of the tasks/projects by providing high quality support including complex information and analysis, communications and stakeholder management.

Ensure accurate and open communication and co-ordination with a range of organisations and individuals, researching and drafting correspondence and papers and ensuring the management of specific tasks, lead reporting and analysis across a range of specialties, functions and projects.

Be a key member of the team as well as supporting effective communication and stakeholder management, both internally and externally.

Organise and plan agendas, speakers and papers for key programme related meetings.

Support the managers in the preparation of documents, reports and papers required for briefings and national/regional checkpoint or deep dive meetings.

Support the development, implementation and management of a robust planning and assurance function across the region.

If required, the postholder will participate in the EPRR on call rotas.

Shortlisting will be completed within one week of the advert closing, with interviews taking place during the following fortnight (ie within 3 weeks of the advert close date).

We would welcome applications from all protected characteristics and particularly BAME colleagues who are under represented in our workforce. We are also open to considering all types of flexible working arrangements. All roles are currently working virtually until 31st December 2020. This role is available for home working.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jamie Sinclair, System DeliveryEmail; jamie.sinclair2@nhs.net or 07702 408015

Our commitments to you

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better patient outcomes. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.

Please note that we currently do not accept applications via CV or recruitment agencies.

The NHSBSA is responsible for the processing of your application; a privacy notice is attached to advise you on how we will process your personal data.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. If you are appointed to a post, information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through NHS Jobs, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via NHS Jobs. If you have a query relating to your application, please contact the recruitment team on nhsei@nhsbsa.nhs.uk or 0300 330 1369.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs ( ), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

Share Job