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Divisional Director of Operations

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£130,000 a year inclusive
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Full Time
As a resilient, dynamic, and experienced NHS leader you could be the next Divisional Director Operations (DDO) for our Medicine & Integrated Care Division, reporting to the Divisional Director, Professor Frances Bowen. This is a key leadership role responsible for > 3,500 staff and managing a budget of circa �250 million, covering a broad and demanding portfolio including emergency care. Joining our values-based and progressive organisation at a senior level, as DDO you will combine your broad operational knowledge with strategic planning, working, and empowering your teams, stakeholders, and communities to help establish and embed our vision, our values, and our culture in an inclusive environment that promotes innovation and a continued focus on excellent patient care.

This is an exceptional job, and we are looking for an exceptional individual to fulfil it. It is imperative that you bring a strong blend of personal and professional qualities, credibility, and impact to this broad and influential role.

We are seeking a resilient individual with experience operating within complexity, skilled in leading change and continuous improvement, and a natural collaborator with an engaging and persuasive style. Comfortable in building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders within the organisation, our health system and our communities, your passion for quality, safety and efficiency will match that of our dedicated and innovative workforce.

Main duties of the job

For a copy of the job description or a confidential discussion, contact our advising consultant at GatenbySanderson.

Melanie West, Senior Consultant at GatenbySanderson at or by phone on 07384 464 187.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The job description is available from GatenbySanderson.

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.

Preliminary interviews will take place Monday 3rd June 2024

Panel Interviews will take place : Tuesday 11th June 2024

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  • JD available upon request

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Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust




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