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Executive Chief Financial Officer

Alumni Global
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Our client is a large integrated acute and community provider and a major teaching hospital which is a trusted anchor institution at the heart of the community. Playing an influential and critical role in two integrated care systems, they are an organisation of considerable scale, complexity and potential, and they recognise the important role they can play in supporting the public, patients, their own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together. They have over 14,000 staff working across five hospitals and many other sites and are rated Good by the CQC; however, they recognise the challenges they face and are committed to implementing the significant improvements required in their maternity services, highlighted by the recent inspection.

Pivotal to delivering these improvements and fostering a culture of exceptional care will be the appointment of an accomplished and visionary Executive Chief Financial Officer to join the Board. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, you will advise the Board on financial, contractual, commercial, and performance matters, overseeing the finance, performance, and procurement functions of the Trust and ensuring the effective management of resources and delivery of financial objectives, aligning with our Exceptional Care Together strategy.

You will be instrumental in crafting financial plans and frameworks and ensuring their effective execution. Additionally, you will provide the structure for performance management, supporting the CEO in maintaining a strong working relationship with NHSE and Derbyshire and Staffordshire Systems. Your role will also entail managing the development and delivery of the Trust's Estates and Capital programme, as well as overseeing large-scale projects. Furthermore, you will be responsible for appraising and managing the organisation's charitable funds, contributing to the Trust's overall mission and objectives.

You will be an effective role model, exhibiting and promoting collaborative leadership behaviours that uphold their values of CompassionOpenness and Excellence, providing strategic vision, challenge, and support to all colleagues in the Trust.

In this appointment process, our client are actively seeking candidates from a range of diverse and inclusive backgrounds who offer the executive skills required to take their Trust forward, and your values and ability to inspire and harness the talents of others is critical for them.

They are seeking a proven leader with a track record of driving organisational change within a complex healthcare environment. If you share the values and ambition and are ready to lead a Trust into the future, we invite you to apply.

For further information and an informal discussion on the role please contact David Heaton ( or visit the dedicated microsite:


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