Special Projects Manager (Pharmacy)

  • Job Reference: 00027404-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £25.00 to £35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Special Projects Manager (Pharmacy)

Temporary: Expected One Month with a possible extension

Location: Wexham

Pay Rate: £25.20 - £30 per hour paye plus holiday or £29 to £35.30 per hour umbrella

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

The role will be responsible for;

* To project manage and implement a Special Project in Pharmacy relating to COVID-19

Project Outline:

* The Trusts’ Pharmacy Department is one of 5 designated Vaccine Hubs in the South East Region for the receipt, storage and distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

* The Board is overseeing the project for the Frimley and Surrey area, which will include distribution of vaccines to Pods (or centres) at which mass vaccination will be carried out. Funding has been identified for a project manager to support the first implementation stage of the project.

* Pharmacy at the Hospital will be responsible for receipt, storage, packing and distribution of the vaccine from the Hub, requiring meticulous record keeping, and a waste management system for expired and returned vaccines. It is anticipated the the Hub will operate 7 days a week, potentially from 6am to 10pm.

* The department holds a Wholesaler Dealers Licence form the MHRA, and the project needs to start with immediate effect in order to meet the deadline for receipt of vaccines. A Freezer is being supplied to each of the Vaccine Hubs, and a Regional Operational Plan is in place for each of the hubs.

* The department requires a suitably qualified Project Manager to ensure everything runs to plan, and all logistics and workforce issues are addressed,

* The project is on a very tight timescale, so completion is required within 2 months