Operational Information Manager

West Midlands
Band 8a equivalent experience
01 Feb 2018
01 Mar 2018
Finegreen Consultant
Job Type
A large NHS organisation based in the West Midlands is looking to appoint an Operational Information Manager for a period of 3 months. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • The Information Manager is responsible for leading and managing the Operational - Information Department ensuring that it provides a responsive, high quality service to the organisation;
  • Lead on the development of comprehensive information systems to support strategic planning, performance management and decision making across the Organisation; 
  • Developing and maintain the Trusts Demand and Capacity Modelling tools; 
  • Head up the production, reporting of all National and local KPIS for CCG and Divisions via the Divisional reporting packs; 
  • Responsible for the production of timely and accurate operational and quality related performance indicators; 
  • Produce and delivery of statutory information external returns and data submissions in line with national requirements and local contract agreements; 
  • Maintaining and improving the technical quality, accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness of information analysis and statutory/contractual reporting carried out by the Information Department; 
  • Coordinating an on-going review of all standard operating procedures to ensure that they are all compliant with national/local guidance on reporting measures; 
  • Act as lead specialist and subject matter expert within agreed subject areas; 
  • Provide expert advice and guidance on highly complex statistical information matters including the development of health related datasets and information; 
  • Ensure the professional and personal development of all information staff in the team; 
  • Lead on reporting requirements of the Quality agenda inclusive of Nursing reporting and R&D.
  • Embed the use of benchmarking information for operational use from HED, NHS Benchmarking network and other benchmarking sources;
  • Horizon scanning NHS England, NHSI, NHS Digital to understand their strategic vision and future information reporting requirements to ensure the organisation is aligned and sighted on these.
A successful candidate will have:
  • BSc within an Informatics or Informatics related discipline, or an equivalent degree or work experience; 
  • Experience in statistical techniques, Business Objects or SQL; 
  • Proven high level analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to think beyond boundaries, and use own expert knowledge, consider different approaches and solutions to Information requirements from the organisation; 
  • Expert level proficiency in data extraction, manipulation and interpretation using tools such as TSQL, SSRS; 
  • Clear understanding of NHS patient activity information, statutory data requirements, data definitions and performance measures including commissioning and RTT; 
  • Experience within the line management/supervision of an Informatics related team; 
  • Experience in providing activity analysis and reporting using Lorenzo or another PAS system(s); 
  • An in-depth understanding of the NHS Information Agenda. NHS information flows, the NHS data model and using its data sets, NHS structure and strategic drivers; 
For further information in this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 or email donna.larder@finegreen.co.uk