NHS Chief Operating Officer / NHS Improvement Chief Executive

08 May 2019
22 May 2019
Job Type

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) for NHS England and NHS Improvement is one of the most senior jobs in the largest publicly funded healthcare system in the world. The role will play a pivotal role in the senior leadership team of the NHS overseeing the provision of health and healthcare services for over 56 million people.

This role is directly accountable to the NHS CEO (Simon Stevens) who leads NHS England and NHS Improvement. For regulatory purposes the postholder is also the nominated NHS Improvement Chief Executive.

The COO will be responsible for leading the implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan and NHS operational delivery, ensuring that NHS England and NHS Improvement develop systems and approaches that support the achievement of the best outcomes for patients. 

The post requires an exceptional individual who can deliver transformational change, within a complex environment. It also requires an individual of proven integrity, who role models values-based leadership and has the track record to command the confidence and trust of NHS staff and leadership, other national health organisations, the Department of Health and Social Care and Government.

To discuss this role further, please contact Ninjeri Pandit in confidence on Ninjeri.Pandit@nhs.net

Further details can be found on our NHS Jobs site via the apply button below.

Applications by CV should be sent to Helen Bullers Director of HR & OD via helen.bullers@nhs.net by close of business Wednesday 22 May 2019.