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Group Chief Delivery Officer

NHS Humber Health Partnership
All hospital sites, office based at Hull Royal Infirmary
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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NHS Humber Health Partnership

Group Chief Delivery Officer

Location: all hospital sites, office based at Hull Royal Infirmary

Attractive salary

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community provider groups in the NHS, with a budget of circa £1.3 billion. Made up of two Trusts, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG), our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve. Our c. 20,000 staff work across five main hospital sites and community settings providing secondary and tertiary care to an extended population. As teaching hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas – biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.  We are also a significant partner in Humber and North Yorkshire ICB.

The Group Chief Delivery Officer (GCDO) is pivotal to our ambition to build healthier lives and reduce health inequalities for our population. With responsibility for hospital and community operational delivery, through line managing two Managing Directors who lead our 14 Care Groups, this voting Executive Director role is a member of the Group’s executive team (the Cabinet) who are responsible for the achievement of the Group’s vision and strategic goals.  You will therefore have a broad remit, a stimulating but complex environment in which to lead, and an ambitious agenda to deliver on. 

This is one of the largest roles of its kind in the country, with leadership of a unique operating model across two Trusts, and we want someone who is creative, ambitious, and curious in their approach.  As a senior leader you will have a pivotal corporate role including in shaping the future of our workforce, since our Group structure has been created in a way that will develop talent across our medical, nursing, and operational workforce. 

We are therefore seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic, and inspirational leader with highly developed skills in operational delivery, transformation, and partnership working. You will lead with credibility at Group and system level and be skilled in building collaborative relationships with peers and partners within the local health and care economy to reduce health inequalities for our population. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of operational and transformational leadership at senior leadership or Board Director level in an NHS provider, organisation, or system, which will allow you to understand the complexity of our Group and make an impact from the outset.

Join us and make a difference. You’ll love it, we promise.

We are keen to receive applications from people who come from a Black, Asian or other minority ethnic background or identify as having a disability.

To read more about our journey, the Group and our performance, and to see our CEO discussing the role in more detail, please click Apply to visit our microsite. For a conversation about the role and to discuss what we are looking for in more detail, please contact GatenbySanderson via Will McAlpine, Niamh Blair or Robin Staveley at For more information, please click on Apply.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 10 June 2024
Preliminary interviews: w/c 17 June
Final interviews: Monday 15 July

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