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Band 7 Operations Manager - Gynaecology

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Department of Gynaecology is looking to appoint a talented, dynamic and dedicated Operational Manager to join our team. We and our clinical teams have ambitious goals for the coming years both to recover and enhance our core service delivery, and to continue to grow our specialist services both regionally and nationally.

The Trust is committed to delivering the highest quality gynaecological services to large, diverse communities across Birmingham, Solihull and Sutton Coldfield.

The Operational Manager will be a key member of the management team, demonstrating their ability to work collaboratively with senior medical and nursing colleagues to deliver the effective integrated clinical, operational and financial performance as well as high quality patient care.

You will need to be able to demonstrate your ability to quickly and effectively manage and resolve challenging operational issues. In addition, you will be able to confidently demonstrate your ability to manage and support staff.

Main duties of the job

*To contribute to the strategic development of services

*To support the General Manager with specific change management processes and ensure engagement of the multi-disciplinary team.

*To programme manage service developments as requested by the General Manager.

*Assist in the formulation of business cases as required to support service developments, in conjunction with General Manager.

*To ensure that the operational performance of their assigned areas is effectively managed to meet agreed Trust and Divisional objectives.

*To monitor and analyse data as required to ensure that the General Manager has access to timely and accurate information on all relevant key performance indicators with the appropriate formulation of data for reports

*Directly line manage staff within the group. This includes the management of sickness absence, annual appraisal, disciplinary and grievance concerns.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.



  • Post graduate management experience or equivalent knowledge obtained through a combination of continuous professional development & training courses.
  • Considerable experience of Knowledge and experience of budgetary management including sound working knowledge of revenue expenditure, budgets, capital including forecasting trends.
  • Experience of developing service opportunities, through business planning, monitoring, and leading the implementation of successful change management processes
  • Evidence of delivering excellent standards of patient care
  • Clear understanding of the NHS agenda

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green E


West Midlands

B9 5SS

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