Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance

Location
Vantage Point House, Cwmbran
Salary
£97,869 to £101,990
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Job Type
Permanent

The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST) has undergone significant transformation over the last 4 years and is today celebrated as one of the most innovative of its kind internationally.

WAST employs approximately 3,500 people and provides services to c.3 million people across Wales; covering an area of c.8,000 square miles. With a budget of c.£174 million, a fleet of over 700 vehicles and over 100 buildings, the organisation’s services are focused on unscheduled care, planned non-emergency patient transport and telephone & online advice.

As it challenges itself to build on its performance, the Chief Executive is seeking an authentic, inspirational and talented individual who is committed to playing an integral part in moving the Trust forward into its next stage of transformation towards its vision to be the leading ambulance service in the UK, if not, internationally.  

The Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance will inspire and be a visible, vibrant leader within the organisation, charged with leading the Trust to take a significant strategic step forward on the national and internal stage, enabling it to be seen as best in class, UK wide and internationally, and expanding its contribution as a key player within the wider NHS Wales health and social care system. This is a critical role responsible for leading the wider organisation, as a clinically-led, reliable and safe service that is agile, offers value for money and delivers high quality, safe care that meets patient needs across Wales.

Role

The Trust Board has developed an exciting long term vision and strategy which will provide a blueprint for service and workforce development towards 2030. The Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance will work collaboratively across the organisation, and wider system to ensure appropriate strategies and plans are in place to drive these plans forward and deliver tangible improvements to health and healthcare that make a positive difference to the lives of the people served by the Trust in Wales.

In addition to the above, The Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance will work collaboratively with the Chief Ambulance Services Commissioner (CASC) and the Emergency Ambulance Service Committee (EASC) in planning the delivery of services; and will interface with a significant number of stakeholders system wide across Health, Social Care and other Emergency Services (Police and Fire and Rescue) in Wales and at a UK level with other Ambulance Trusts and Emergency Services building strong collaborative relationships with these key partners to deliver service transformation. The Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance will also be responsible for identifying and developing potential strategic relationships and opportunities with commercial partners, cultivating these where there is a clear benefit to improvement of quality, research, continuous improvement and innovation.

The Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance will play a leading role in the management of change across the Trust, ensuring the required capacity and capability to transform services and deliver the Trust’s ambitions to be the leading ambulance service worldwide


Individual

  • We are seeking a visible, vibrant and inspiring Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance to move the Trust forward into its next stage of transformation towards its vision to be the leading ambulance service in the UK, if not, internationally. 
  • You will be someone who can interface with a significant number of stakeholders system wide across Health, Social Care and other Emergency Services (Police and Fire and Rescue) in Wales and at a UK level with other Ambulance Trusts and Emergency Services building strong collaborative relationships with these key partners to deliver service transformation.
  • We’re looking for an individual who has extensive experience of working at a very senior level in a strategic planning role in the public or private sector, emergency service setting or wider international healthcare system with strong technical knowledge, and demonstrable track record of successfully leading, introducing and managing major / strategic service change across complex systems in a political and high profile environment. 
  • Experience of leading a successful team in developing, implementing and maintaining effective transformation strategy and service change plans that best meets patient and stakeholder needs is also an essential requirement for success in this role.

For an informal discussion please contact Jason Killens, Chief Executive, Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust on  01633 626230

To apply, email a copy of your CV and a covering letter to - charlotte.bosher@wales.nhs.uk noting Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance - WAST in the subject line.

Deadline for Applications: 4 September 2019

All applications will be acknowledged.

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