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Head of Business Management

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Head of Business Management who will take lead responsibility for the management and development of:

a) E& F Directorate policies and procedures.

b) E& F Directorate Helpdesk.

c) Car parking management / administration.

d) E& F procurement.

e) Estates & Facilities equality management system.

f) E& F maintenance contracts.

g) All E& F administrative support functions.

h) E& F training & development.

i) Estates and Facilities IT services.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for supporting Board level assurance regarding efficiency and effective management of E& F services. This information may also be provided to commissioners, regulators and other key stakeholders.

Responsible for monitoring Estates, Facilities, capital and revenue investment projects.

Responsible for managing pay and non pay budgets in accordance with Trust Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs) along with income targets to ensure financial balance.

Review and develop Trust wide and directorate Estates, Facilities & Clinical Engineering policies and procedures to ensure compliance with statutory, legislative requirements and national guidelines.

Develop annual plans to support service development which may impact on other directorates within the Trust.

Develop strategic plans for Estates & Facilities services as required.

Support service reconfiguration ensuring quality service provision.

Responsible for professional and administrative services, including management of staff to ensure the Trust's Estate is developed, maintained and operated efficiently, effectively and in a safe manner in accordance with statutory, NHS, Trust and departmental guidelines.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification for more information before applying for this role.

Person Specification



  • Previous experience of working in the NHS or a similar large, complex environment
  • Significant experience of working in this or similar role.
  • Experience in supervising, leading and managing staff.
  • Experience in governance, audit, processes and practice.
  • Proven experience of managing and implementing change.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience in service improvement within a multi-professional environment
  • Experience in performance management and business development
  • Financial and budget management experience.
  • Experience in workforce planning and role redesign.
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of strategic environment and NHS policy.



  • Excellent planning and organisational skills using a systematic, thorough and logical approach
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to demonstrate emotional intelligence and excellent leadership skills.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and judgemental skills required to interpret complex and conflicting data to inform service development, strategic direction and inform operational solutions.
  • Financial management skills and business acumen.
  • Ability to problem solve and provide appropriate advice, solutions and recommendations where there may be conflicting opinions and competing priorities to consider.
  • Ability to manage, motivate and empower a team of staff.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, delegate appropriately and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to carry out site inspections and surveys of the built healthcare environment including patient occupied areas.
  • Ability to lead and manage change.
  • Innovative and creative.
  • Able to resolve conflict and overcome resistance.
  • Mentoring and counselling skills.
  • Keyboard skills.
  • IT skills - Word/Excel/PowerPoint, etc.



  • Comprehensive knowledge of professional and NHS issues and policy and the ability to interpret policy at a local level.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of application of Estates Return Information Collection (ERIC) and Premises Assurance Model (PAM) etc.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Trust's objectives and priorities and the ability to work across operational boundaries
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the E& F NHS national targets and priorities.
  • Recruitment and Selection, Appraisal and other HR/People Management related training.
  • Management Development training.



  • Qualified to Masters level or equivalent level of experience.
  • Post graduate diploma in management, or equivalent.
  • Project management qualification - PRINCE2

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane



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