Director of Operations

Birmingham, West Midlands
09 Nov 2018
25 Nov 2018
Acute Trust
Job Type

University Hospitals Birmingham NHSFT is a high performing organisation with international reputation for its quality of care, information technology and clinical education and research.  Having recently undergone a successful merger by acquisition of The Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, University Hospitals Birmingham is now one of the largest teaching hospitals in England serving regional, national and international population and employs more than 20,000 members of staff with a £1.6 billion annual turnover and treating more than 2.2 million patients each year. 

Our Hospitals now include the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB), Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital, Solihull Hospital (HGS) and various community services across the region, providing 2,700 beds across its sites and 140 critical care beds, 100 of which are situated at QEHB providing the largest ITU in Europe.  The Trust provides regional services for Liver Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Burns, Plastics, Thoracic Surgery, Dermatology, Cancer and Neurosciences.  It is also a regional centre for Cancer and has the second largest renal dialysis programme in the UK and the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

The Divisional Director of Operations for Division C at QEHB (Medical specialties, Emergency Department, Outpatients, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Sexual Health, HIV, Ophthalmology, Dermatology & Pain) has 1517 wte staff, and a budget of £137 million.  The role is pivotal in ensuring that the Division achieves and sustains optimal performance of all access standards and other operational key performance indicators across the organisation.  The successful candidate will be accountable to the Chief Operating Officer for the delivery of the required operational performance, leadership, challenge and improvement, working with Divisions and other internal and external stakeholders.

We are now seeking a highly motivated leader with a strong track record in delivery   and performance improvement.  You will have advanced leadership and management skills to understand how to influence, motivate and engage clinical and operational teams to deliver sustainable performance, as well as high level of expertise and credibility.  This is an ideal role for someone wishing to consolidate significant experience in a large and complex organisation.

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact Cherry West, Executive Chief Operating Officer on 0121 371 4320 or Dr Mike Berry, Divisional Director on 07885648552.

The closing date for this role is 25th November 2018
Interviews will be held on 4th December 2018

All candidates must submit their applications via the NHS Jobs website via the Apply button below.

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