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Head of Business Intelligence

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£78,163 to £88,884 per annum inc of HCA
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8C
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Evelina London Clinical Group is seeking a new Head of Business Intelligence, providing a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking and analytical leader to join our Clinical Group in a vital leadership role. The post holder will use data and analysis to support the delivery of effective care to our patients and families whilst aiding the planning of service development and the identification of key risks and opportunities. The post will work at a key intersection between the Clinical Group and Trust information services and the ideal candidate will bring extensive informatics management experience as well as an ability to translate and energize clinical and operational colleagues to use that information to improve services for women, children and families.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for overseeing and developing a team of analysts across the Clinical Group, and working closely with the Deputy Director of Operations to achieve the ambition to be a data driven Clinical Group. This will span all aspects of services from activity and performance monitoring, risk assessment, and business case development and involve close working with clinical and operational colleagues across the full multi disciplinary team. You will also be an integral part of the Trust Health Informatics team - with access to all relevant professional development and support. Part of the role will be to take on responsibility for aspects of national reporting on behalf of the wider Trust.

About us

Evelina London Women's & Children's Healthcare brings together Trust's services for children and women, including Evelina London Children's Hospital. With an annual turnover of more than �430 million and 4,000 staff we are growing rapidly. As the only NHS Trust in London with women's and specialist children's services on one site we have unique opportunities to provide excellent, high-quality, integrated care for mothers, babies and children. We operate through five clinical directorates: Children's Medicine and Neonatology Children's Surgery, Theatres and Anaesthesia Children's Cardio-respiratory and Intensive Care Children's Community Services and Women's Services.

Every year, the number of children and young people Evelina London cares for, in our hospitals and in the community, continues to grow. We provide comprehensive health services from pre-conception, before birth, throughout childhood and into adult life. Evelina London is here for children, young people and women from London to South East England, and provides specialist care for families around the UK and across the world.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for someone who will bring excellent analysis and data manipulation experience and skills, with a strong interest in collaborative working, supporting development of systems and processes and improvement of services development, and a commitment to collective leadership. You will be highly collaborative, systematic and rigorous in your approach, with very well-developed communication skills and high levels of emotional intelligence.

We would like to encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

If you believe you have the skills, enthusiasm and ambition to join out team we would love to hear from you.

Person Specification



  • Comprehensive transformation programme management experience in large complex organisations, which preferably should be in a health care or health service environment.
  • Successful complex change management experience, with a proven track record and demonstrated ability of working collaboratively with a variety of organisational levels to deliver programme goals.
  • Experience of senior staff performance management, including motivating, developing, and coaching to meet appropriate deadlines.
  • Substantial evidence of the ability to involve teams in analysis of situation and solution development persuade teams to take on new ways of working and to constructively challenge the status quo.
  • Knowledge of the current and future digital approaches that the trust will need to harness and of the digital health marketplace of potential partners that the trust will need to work with
  • Knowledge of clinical and administrative IT systems and processes, as well as of administrative roles and processes within healthcare



  • Uses advanced analytical and judgement skills including understanding and application of the complex statistical and numerical data.
  • Applies excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including advanced formal presentation skills, to audiences that may be highly specialist professionals, or may be hostile.
  • Has extensive experience and capability in relation to influencing and negotiating at senior levels, in an environment that may be contentious, political or ambiguous with multiple vested interests.
  • Works flexibly, prioritises workload and resources in response to changing demands and requirements.



  • Masters level or equivalent experience
  • Significant experience at a senior level and demonstrable CPD



  • Able to maintain high levels of professionalism and leadership in the face of resistance, objection, conflict and tight deadlines.
  • Confidence, resilience, energy and proactivity to maintain the pace of change required to achieve the desired outcomes, holding others to account for delivery (both internally and externally)

Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


St Thomas Hospital

Westminster Bridge Road



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