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Associate Director of PFI

Barts Health NHS Trust
£91,317 to £104,122 per annum inc
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8D
Contract Type
Full Time
Barts Health NHS Trust has a vision to be a high performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated associate director of PFI. This is a key post, deputising for the Group Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities. You will have specific responsibility for our Private Finance Initiatives at St Bartholomew's, Royal London and Newham University Hospitals.

Main duties of the job

Passionate about EFM and people, you will have a professional qualification and specific operational experience in a number of areas capital assurance, PFI, contracting and asset management. You will have hands on experience of delivery as well as more strategic experience of developing strategy in core areas.

Your primary base will be Canary Wharf, but you will be expected to attend the PFI sites. However, there is also flexibility for you to work from home where appropriate.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within Barts Health at this band.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • Significant experience of contract management preferably in an NHS environment
  • Experience of completing an annual business planning cycles and contract negotiation


  • Experience of working in a pathology setting



  • Up to date knowledge of NHS organisational challenges and developments
  • Knowledge of organisational funding flows and the complexities of reporting in a complex organisation



  • Educated to masters level or equivalent



  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills suitable for a range of audiences, including chairing of meetings.



  • Ability to analyse and utilise complex information, review options and make recommendations to senior managers
  • Ability to think strategically, plan and implement change effectively
  • Excellent planning (short and longer term) and organisational skills. Plan and organise broad range of complex activities, adjusts plans or strategies as necessary

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Canary Wharf

20 Churchill Place


E14 5HJ

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