We are working with an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an interim Divisional Director of Operations. This role will be for 3 months and is based on site.
This is an interim role that falls under the Workforce Alliance Framework and should be expected to be remunerated at Band 9+ per day.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Provide strategic direction and drive Operational Performance and planning with the Division;
- Work with key stakeholders and external partners in order to achieve organisations objectives and make a positive contribution to the provision of health services across the local economy;
- Effective and efficient delivery of the day to day operational performance of the Division ensuring sustainable delivery of high quality patient care, safety processes, operational standards and quality/ service improvement programmes;
- Operational leadership to Care Groups Leads to ensure consistent and high quality services are delivered across their respective area of responsibility;
- Support the development of an open and engaging culture for patients and staff that encourages excellence in clinical practice, facilitates team working and multi professional care delivery;
- Lead on the Division’s Quality Improvement/Transformation programme in collaboration with the Quality Improvement/Transformation Teams;
- Lead on the Divisional contribution to the annual planning process, ensuring realistic and achievable plans are developed in order to deliver Divisional and organisational objectives;
- Develop an effective and transparent performance management framework which ensures clear accountability for delivery, prompt recovery of under-performance and recognising success;
- Provide regular performance and exception reports to key stakeholders at board level;
- development and implementation of service reconfigurations, particularly in relation to proposed
- changes ensuring benefits identified are realised;
- Budget responsibility for the Division ensuring that the Division meets its financial targets and delivers agreed cost improvement programmes with the organisations corporate financial obligations.
The ideal candidate will have:
- First Degree or equivalent experience;
- Demonstratable experience working in a similar position within an Acute NHS provider setting at Band 9 or over;
- Proven track record of leadership, managing redesign, organisational change, service activity and service reconfiguration within a large and complex organisation.
If you are interested in the role, please send me a copy of your updated CV to email@example.com along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.