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Deputy Director of Transformation PRUH

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£91,317 to £104,122 a year per annum, inc inner London HCAS
Closing date
17 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8D
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you share in our BOLD vision: to have brilliant people, provide outstanding care for patients, to be leaders in research, innovation and education, and to have diversity, equality and inclusion at the heart of everything we do? Can you demonstrate our values of Kind, Respectful, Team?

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KCH) is excited to advertise for a Deputy Director of Transformation. This is a role which will see the successful candidate lead the further development and growth of our BOLD Transformation programme and the wider portfolio management office.

Reporting to the Director of Transformation, they will be responsible for the strategic development of the Transformation function within KCH. They will need to manage the delivery of the Trust's Transformation programmes.

The role will involve working closely with the Director of Transformation to develop the overall approach to BOLD Transformation within the Trust and ensure appropriate governance and links into the Executive Team and Trust Board committees.

Importantly, the role will also involve leading the Trust's approach to system-wide transformation, ensuring effective links with key directors across the Trust as well as the wider partners within the system.

They will, in addition, oversee the day-to-day delivery of the Transformation Programme, ensuring that robust project and programme management methodology is fully embedded both within the Transformation Team and across the Trust.

Main duties of the job

The Deputy Director of Transformation and their team will work in partnership with clinical, operational and corporate teams to achieve positive project and programme outcomes that make a contribution to the sustainable provision of health services within the Trust, across the local health economy and beyond.

They will be responsible for raising the profile of the Transformation Team within the Trust and working with colleagues to build project management capability and capacity. They will advocate and act consistently as a role model by championing the Trust's Leadership Behaviours, vision and values, ensuring that advice, guidance, and support provided by their team are values-based and role-modelled within the team themselves.

We are looking for someone innovative and dynamic to provide leadership to the Transformation agenda, bringing multiple partners together to generate improvements and to ensure resilience and coherence across our services.

The successful candidate will have significant experience of delivering measurable transformation, continuous improvement and change management at a senior level and will be able to work effectively to deliver a complex programme across multiple sites.

If you'd like to know more about the role, please contact Kate Hollingworth, HR Business Partner (, who will set up a call with Director of Transformation.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c�1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reachis our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Portfolio Management Office
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Change Management and Project management
  • Financial and Physical Resources
  • People Management and Performance
  • Research and Development

  • Full details are contained in the attached job description.

    Person Specification

    Education and Qualifications


    • Minimum of degree in a management related field with either a Master's degree or equivalent experience
    • Specialist knowledge within clinical operational management

    Knowledge and Experience


    • Extensive experience in directing and leading strategic improvement projects within the NHS
    • Experience of implementing large scale service improvement and change projects within a large complex organisation
    • Experience of providing high-level performance and business advice in a complex multi-disciplinary environment including at Board level

    Employer details

    Employer name

    King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


    PRUH and South Sites

    Princess Royal University Hospital & Denmark Hill


    BR6 8ND

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