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Senior Business Manager

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Per Annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The post holder will work as part of the Operations Directorate to support the Head of Operations and Emergency and Resilience Planning (EPRR) agenda. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to undertake EPRR qualifications.

Main duties of the job

The role includes strategic and operational business planning and performance monitoring. It will be necessary to continuously develop strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure collaborative working and business integrity, taking full responsibility for actions and for keeping others fully informed.

About us

The Senior Business Manager will work in partnership with the team to plan, develop and continuously improve flow services ensuring the best possible patient care. Appropriate working relationships will be established with colleagues to ensure there are systems and processes in place to monitor and manage performance in line with local and national targets as agreed with the Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

At DCHFT, we pride ourselves on the care we provide for our patients, and on the culture, we are creating for our staff. We work hard to create a fair, inclusive environment for our staff.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Degree or equivalent management qualifications
  • Specialist knowledge to post registration/graduation diploma level or relevant experience

Knowledge and Experience


  • Recent management experience involving budgetary, staff and service management in an acute hospital setting
  • Experience in the management and delivery of significant organisational change programmes
  • Evidence of experience in developing and implementing service/business planning
  • Experience of project management or work where specified time-limited objectives must be achieved

Skills and Abilites


  • Leadership skills demonstrating ability to influence and negotiate successful outcomes
  • Evidence of ability to undertake complex duties without supervision
  • Knowledge of budgetary management and control processes
  • Evidence of effective communication skills both written and oral
  • Proven ability to manage and work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise a varied and substantial workload
  • Ability to use the full range of IT office systems and equipment, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Able to demonstrate innovation with good analytical skills
  • Proven ability to manage within agreed resources


  • Evidence of continuous personal development

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