Assistant Director of Programme Management

Hillingdon, Uxbridge
Band 8D
15 Nov 2017
10 Dec 2017
Acute Trust
Job Type

Hillingdon Hospitals is a busy acute Trust delivering Accident and Emergency, inpatients, day surgery, and outpatient clinics from the Hillingdon site, with elective surgery and outpatients also being delivered on the Mount Vernon site. The Trust has a turnover of around £250 million and employs over 3,300 staff.

The trust delivers high quality healthcare to the residents of the London Borough of Hillingdon, and increasingly to those living in the surrounding areas of Ealing, Harrow, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, giving them a total catchment population of over 350,000 people.

We are now starting the process to appoint the key post of Assistant Director of Programme Management. The appointed candidate will be joining our trust at an exciting time.  We have been identified as one of the major acute hospital sites as part of the North West London reconfiguration (Shaping a Healthier Future) and we are also part of the North West London Whole Systems Integration Programme, which is driving the integration of care across the sector.

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to lead our Trust’s Improvement Programme.  The post holder will be responsible for leading the clinical divisions in the development and tracking of a comprehensive quality and improvement programme.  This role provides a great opportunity to shape our services, to drive change and support the development of closer working relationships with other health and social care partners.

The post holder will lead the Programme Management Office Team to provide critical challenge, support planning and co-ordinating of Trust wide improvement programmes. The team will work with the divisions to develop efficiency programmes designed to reduce costs by improving the quality of services we provide.

You will need excellent planning and influencing skills and the ability to make difficult decisions. You should be able to present complex data to the Executive Team and to sub committees of the board.  In addition you will need experience of working with Divisional Teams and Clinicians; empowering them to become change leaders.  Previous NHS Senior Management experience would be desirable.

For a confidential discussion please call Joe Joyce at The Finegreen Group on 0345 130 4006. To request a copy of the briefing pack, please email

Applications are by CV and Covering Letter and should be submitted by the closing date to –

Applications will close on: Sunday, December 10

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday, 19 December

If you feel you have the required skills and experience, then we would welcome your application. For further details or to arrange a confidential conversation, please contact our recruitment partner Joe Joyce of the Finegreen Group on or call 0345 130 4116