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General Manager - Renal Services

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£91,317 to £104,122 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8D
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a General Manager role with a difference. With a directorate of 630 staff and a budget of �77 million the key to this role is the ability to manage the day to day operations while progressing the longer term strategic aims of the service. Renal services are rapidly developing and the the post holder will need to swiftly build relations and influence in and outside of direct line management relationships.

This vacancy is arising due to the planned retirement of the current postholder. In this role, you will be based at Hammersmith Hospital site and will be working as part of the Renal Service Management triumvirate team to lead delivery of a range of medical and surgical Renal services against quality, financial, performance and strategic objectives. To excel in this role, you will already have some general management experience and a solid grounding in leading a complex service and team.

Main duties of the job

- Be accountable for the operational performance of the Directorate. This will include accountability for the delivery of high quality patient care, clinical governance, patient safety, clinical quality, and delivery of financial targets.

- Have joint responsibility with the other Directorate General Managers and members of the Divisional management team for driving forward divisional wide programmes of work and service direction linked to finance, operational performance and quality.

- Work closely with the Divisional Director of Operations to implement the objectives for the directorate.

This role will be ideally suited for individuals with a good grounding in operational management looking develop and spend more time on strategic programmes alongside the day to day.

You will have strong skills in communication and relationship management with a range of internal and external stakeholders and a proven track record of managing competing demands while delivering complex programmes of work against a plan and to a deadline.

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


  • First degree or equivalent
  • Evidence of other specialist knowledge at higher degree or Masters level.
  • Extensive knowledge of the NHS in the acute sector with up to date knowledge of patient services.
  • Evidence of CPD.

Previous or relevant experience necessary


  • Significant experience within the Healthcare sector at General Manager level or equivalent manager including responsibility for strategic planning and budgetary control for a group of complex medical/surgical specialities.
  • Demonstrable success in delivering large scale change and performance with and through management and clinical teams.
  • Track record of financial delivery Experience of writing complex business cases and policies.
  • Experience of managing and deciding on complex employment issues.
  • Well developed IT skills to manage and report on complex performance management information.


  • Experience of senior operational management experience within urgent & emergency medicine service

Personal Qualities


  • Able to demonstrate self-awareness.
  • Ability to manage and deliver to deadlines and within resources.
  • Able to act with integrity, and to value respect and promote equality and diversity.

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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