Performance and Planning Manager

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Cardiff and Vale UHB are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled individual to join the Chief Operating Officer's team as Performance and Planning Manager.

The post holder will be a key role within the Operations Team, providing high level, high quality business and managerial leadership to enable the Chief Operating Officer and their senior management team to carry out their functions effectively.

Main duties of the job

We are seeking someone with a proven track record of delivery. The post holder will play a key role in the development of the UHBs performance management tools which will be used to support the development and use of activity, performance and quality dashboards. The post holder will be responsible for developing and presenting internal and external business intelligence to inform service improvement planning.

The post holder will play a leading role in ensuring effective systems are set up and maintained to monitor activity commissioned from external providers, liaising with external providers and Clinical Boards accordingly. This will include responsibility for ensuring activity commissioned is within the financial envelope agreed and managing the allocated budget.

The post holder will hold responsibility for the delivery of a number of projects and programmes of work. They will be required to organise a broad range of complex projects across performance, planning and service improvement. A series of annual Health Board wide responsibilities will form part of the core role, these include providing leadership for the development of the UHB winter plan and UHB wide Demand and Capacity planning.

To be responsible for the preparation of relevant briefings to both internal and external stakeholders, including Management Executive and Board.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Boardis one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • Educated to a Masters level or equivalent management experience
  • Evidence of continuous professional and management development


  • Management qualification



  • Significant experience in an operational or business management role working in a complex, multi sited, multi professional organisation
  • Specialised knowledge and experience of operational performance and business management
  • Previous experience of working in a busy environment, with a hands on approach and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience of directly managing people - including undertaking PADRs / VBAs
  • Highly competent in the use of ICT applications (especially Excel, word and PowerPoint) to support efficient work activity, including the analysis, interpretation and presentation of complex information

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital Wales

Dental Drive


CF14 4XW

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