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Head of Workforce Effectiveness & Analytics

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£59,857 to £69,553 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
We want to do things differently in Swansea Bay - Is this where you belong too?

Our Big Conversation has enabled us to really focus on what is important to our staff and our patients and, that is a strategy focused on Quality: Quality outcomes for our patients. Within Workforce & OD (WOD) we are key enablers to really making this happen - to ensure we actually make a difference. This role is no different. Weare looking for a Head of Workforce Effectiveness and Analytics. This is a new post that will allow you to shape the agenda, with a wide portfolio focusing on Workforce Information and Systems, Payroll, FOI, Bank and Rostering, working within the Workforce & OD function.It provides a real opportunity for someone with the right attitude and bravery to do things differently, to put people at the centre of what we do .

Not only that but you will work as part of a great team!It is a senior role within WOD. You will work with the Assistant Director to shape the digital agenda and strategy for workforce. A fantastic opportunity: to develop existing and new systems, to impact and influence decision making that will shape the strategic direction of the organisation.

You will be part of our journey of cultural transformation to support our workforce now and in the future. This role will be critical to enable increased effectiveness in the way we manage and utilise our temporary workforce. It will also have the opportunity to work on a Bank Modernisation programme.

Main duties of the job

This post has a wide portfolio focusing on Workforce Information Systems & Analytics, Payroll, Pay and Reward, FOI, Bank and Rostering, working within the Workforce & OD function.

We are looking for someone with an engaging and values based leadership style, highly driven and outcome/solutions focused.We are looking for a brave and bold change maker who is willing to take us on our digital roadmap and to help influence effectiveness across our organisation.

You will inspire confidence through your knowledge and professional expertise of all aspects of the portfolio.You will work collaboratively with key stakeholders.

This is a challenging and interesting role, and you will need to demonstrate that you are innovative and resilient with an ability to manage fast paced change, whilst maintaining good governance and a good sense of humour.

What matters to us is someone who demonstrates:

A real interest in what we do

Building great trusting relationships to help influence the right people & outcomes

Like to focus on the person, not a process- but uses processes to enable effective outcomes

You can challenge our leaders to make better decisions

Common sense - always spot opportunities to simplify and improve process to drive better results

Excellent communication, influencing and presentation skills to build relationships and facilitate projects and initiatives

Understand what's not important to keep us focused

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Person Specification



  • Educated to Masters level in human resources or statistical analysis, or demonstrated equivalent level of experience
  • Professional qualification in Human Resources: Chartered Member - MCIPD
  • Extensive specialist knowledge required over a range of disciplines e.g. Payroll Management, Financial Management, Information Systems, Research and Development and this knowledge would have been gained over a significant period of time in addition to specialist training.
  • Evidence of Continual professional development.

Knowledge and Experience


  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


HQ Baglan

1 Talbot Gateway

Port Talbot

SA12 7BR

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