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Deputy General Manager

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£66,718 to £76,271 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the directorate of General and Vascular surgery to appoint into the role of Deputy General Manager (8b)

As Deputy General Manager you will have a key leadership role and be responsible for the operational delivery of services that span across 3 sites in addition to services across the network.

You will form part of the directorate leadership team, working in partnership with the General Manager, Business Managers, Clinical Leads, Heads of Site, Senior Nurses, Finance and HR and will play a fundamental role in driving forward the divisions' vision for service improvement, quality and patient experience.

Are you motivated, driven, and have high standards? Are you able to provide operational and management leadership to ensure that the service achieves its performance objectives? Can you independently problem solve departmental issues? Are you able to quickly build relationships within your own teams and the wider organisation? Are you passionate about creating a respectful environment which encourages a genuine team spirit, and believes in doing the right thing, first time, every time?

If you think this is you and you are determined to make a real difference within the directorate, then this might be the job for you.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will report to the General Manager and will provide appropriate support to the General Manager and the Clinical Director in the delivery of all operational functions in the directorate. The individual will have responsibility for defined services and allocated resources. A specific requirement of this post is to lead the business management team.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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 overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • Relevant first degree, equivalent professional qualification or suitable experience
  • Relevant post graduate courses or equivalent



  • Senior management experience and demonstrable capability and capacity in a complex healthcare environment
  • Demonstrable success in project management
  • Proven success in delivering change and performance improvement
  • Experience of budget and staff management
  • Experience of service redesign and development

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Ability to think strategically and laterally
  • High level of work organisation, selfmotivation, drive for performance and improvement, and flexibility in approach and attitude
  • Strong sense of commitment to openness, honesty and integrity in undertaking the role
  • Understanding of equal opportunity issues and how they translate in practice

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust




W12 0HS

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