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Principal Consultant – Digital Healthcare Consulting


Mott MacDonald Group Limited


London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Healthcare & Medical




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time


Full time

London, UK

Job Description

Reporting to the Digital Healthcare Lead, the Principal Consultant will be an exceptional individual with hands-on experience in healthcare in one or more of the following
Development of pragmatic digital strategies, aligned with clinical & organisational strategies, define the future state & articulate the steps required to achieve the future state
Articulation of case for change, identify the options available to achieve the digital ambitions, and outline the associated costs and benefits
Programme management, planning and delivery of digital-enabled transformation programmes
Implement change in digital context, where stakeholders are engaged and supported to embrace new technologies and digital ways of working
Design and development of ‘smart buildings’ combining experience delivering digital transformation projects across healthcare and infrastructure
The Principal Consultant role will be responsible for delivery and commercial excellence, ensuring that the project is delivered successfully to time and budget and to the standards required by the Client and for Mott MacDonald. The Principal Consultant will lead one or more client projects, with the prime aim of ensuring the projects are able to deliver a successful outcome.
The role will have responsibility for:
Leading the delivery of client projects by managing client relationships, developing the scope and engagement plan, managing team members, engagement financials, and overseeing the production of high-quality deliverables.
Working with a range of client stakeholders and being seen as a subject matter expert within client organisations and by colleagues, developing and maintaining deep industry knowledge
Building collaborative relationships with peers and working closely with other internal colleagues across to help clients solve complex issues.
Taking ownership of internal practice development by leading the definition and development of proposition, methodology and point of view development activities and knowledge capture and sharing.
Developing and cultivating client relationships in the market, leading new business proposals and pre-positioning activities with potential clients

Candidate Specification

The successful candidate must be able to possess and demonstrate the following skills and personal attributes:

  • Experience of working directly with one or more large providers (i.e. large hospital Trust, PCNs), as well as other health organisations (e.g. commissioning, central health bodies, private health providers).
  • Experience in digital developments and interventions in healthcare delivery, systems and hospital design
  • Strong technology, and either clinical technology or smart building technology experience, or both, including programmes relating to the implementation
  • Demonstrable experience of developing and managing senior level client and stakeholder relationships.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills with experience leading and working in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver on high-profile and complex transformation engagements within the health sector in a fast-paced project environment.
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Experience of developing junior staff and mentoring team members.
  • Experience of supporting business development opportunities, for example, developing new client relationships, writing proposals, business cases
  • Ability to think creatively, generate innovative ideas, challenge the status quo and deliver effectively to ambitious requirements.

Job Profile

Our Global Health team is looking to recruit a Principal Consultant – Digital Healthcare Consulting to help grow our digital healthcare offering and support the wider development of our project teams within the healthcare sector globally.
The Digital Healthcare consulting team is a rapidly growing team that works across public health, healthcare system design and reconfiguration including healthcare infrastructure delivery; and across Mott MacDonald’s technical and engineering disciplines. 
We help our clients use digital, data, and technology to transform health and healthcare by
Designing healthcare facilities, fit for the future, with digital at the core
Redesigning care services with a ‘digital first’ approach
Harnessing digital solutions to address health challenges in low- and middle-income countries
We combine deep expertise in digital transformation, with a specific focus on the healthcare sector and have extensive experience exploring and exploiting opportunities at the intersection of digital and healthcare. We are passionate about supporting healthcare clients as their progress on their digital journey.
We are looking for likeminded individuals who have experience from health providers who have delivered large-scale, digital-enabled transformation programmes, health technology vendors/start-ups or from NHS strategic organisations, with a particular emphasis on digital interventions in healthcare system and hospital design and offering our clients more imaginative service offers to suit their needs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and we take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Ref


Janet Thatcher


United Kingdom


England - East Anglia, England - Inner London, England - Midlands, England - North East, England - North West, England - Outer London



Website Region

Europe and Central Asia

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