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Senior Manager - NHS Operational Improvement

Morgan Law
South East England, England
£60000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
11 Aug 2022
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A Management Consultancy is seeking a experienced NHS Senior Manager for Operational Improvement to join their busy consultancy. You will be a candidate who has a number of years experience at least an equivalent 8c level in the NHS and ideally have operated in areas such as Theatres, Surgery, Outpatients, Endoscopy and other relevant areas. This is a senior role within the organisation and therefore requires a candidate with experience in dealing with senior stakeholders, escalations, management of teams and with the knowledge to be able to engage and deliver for their clients.


You will need to demonstrate programme delivery experience in a operational improvement setting, able to engage and influence senior clients based on sophisticated oral and written communication skills combined with subject matter knowledge to structure clear, powerful arguments and storylines and experienced in leading large internal and multi-professional client teams in tackling the most complex operational challenges, quickly identifying issues, structuring a response and working through to an effective, practical solution, dealing with blockers

You will be responsible for the programme(s) from diagnostic and analysis phase through to successful implementation of a sustainable operational improvement, ensuring:

  • Effective identification and accurate quantification of the opportunities and the key areas to address, bringing to bear the relevant analytics, methodology and tools
  • Effective organisation and leveraging of resources to ensure successful delivery, including effective managerial and clinical engagement
  • The setting of a clear project plan and the meeting of relevant milestones
  • Adherence to the outlined project budget and requisite level of profitability
  • Oversight of the tracking and delivery of agreed KPIs
  • The team works effectively as an integrated programme, across workstreams and between the organisation and client teams
  • The ultimate quality of programme outputs and the delivery of a tangible, sustainable benefit to the client
  • Overall responsibility for programme reporting and communications, personally delivering key presentations and reports to the main client and/or exec team working directly with the Directors
  • Ensure any issues and risks are escalated to the Directors in a timely manner
  • Act as trusted advisor and partner for client leadership at the programme level, ensuring buy in to the programme methodology and commitment of key client personnel to deliver
  • Able to independently manage all senior client interactions to Executive level with guidance and coaching from the Directors

If you have the experience detailed above and interpersonal skills that you have attained in the NHS at the appropriate level, then please apply and send your CV to





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