General Manager

Band 8C
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Acute Trust
Job Type

Harvey Nash have been retained to support a Welsh Health Board in the recruitment of a number of business critical substantive posts. Two of these requirements are for General Managers for Surgery and Medicine at Band 8C level.

Please see below a Job Summary for both roles:

The General Manager is responsible, with Clinical Director and Lead Nurse for the effective strategic and operational management of the care directorate,  ensuring the delivery of high quality patient services within the resources available.  The post reports to the Director of Operations and has a key role in providing business development support to the Directorate and Clinical Board.  The post holder is responsible for the management of clinical and non-clinical staff in the Directorate ensuring staff are managed in line with the UHB’s employment policies.

The General Manager will provide leadership and direction to the Directorate, taking the lead with the Clinical Director and Lead Nurse for developing the strategy for the service in line with the Clinical Board and UHB’s overall strategy and service improvement programme.  This will include playing a key role in identifying opportunities for clinical innovation and modernisation, the delivery of all operational performance targets, waiting list and financial management, bed utilisation and management.  The General Manager is responsible for continually improving the quality of services to patients and redesigning services to meet practice standards, improving efficiency and effectiveness within available resources.

The post holder will be a leading change agent in the Clinical Board’s quality improvement programme and will be responsible for securing the commitment of staff in the Directorate to organisational change and continuous improvement.

In the Peri-Operative Care Directorate the General Manager will lead the co-ordination of the business planning and capital planning process and oversee progress throughout the year. Other Directorate responsibilities include management and operational responsibility for Peri-Operative Care Services including Theatres for the Clinical Board/UHB.  The General Manager will take the Directorate lead for all business development work programmes, contract monitoring, access and performance.  The post holder will support Theatre Managers and Clinical Leads in the development of investment business cases and in the implementation of agreed capital projects.  There are also opportunities for the post holder to lead on specific UHB wide projects on behalf of the Clinical Board/Directorate.

This opportunity offers an exciting opportunity to be part of this University Health Board.

If you would like to discuss the opportunity further or register your interest please contact Kieran Slaney on 07977 220044 or