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Finance Continuous Improvement Manager

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Band 7 Finance Continuous Improvement Manager. This is a newly created role in the Finance Continuous Improvement team at the Trust. The responsibility of the role will include CIP monitoring and evaluating as well as supporting the overall PMO and Finance Improvement agenda.

An exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual, showing a willingness to learn and gain new skills and will have a keen eye for detail. This is a role suited to individuals with project management ambition and experience of managing a range of different tasks.

The job description provides further clarity on the role.

Main duties of the job

  • The Finance Continuous Improvement Manager is an integral part of the Finance Continuous Improvement Team whose key responsibilities will be to support good day-to-day functioning of the Finance and Central Improvement Programme (CIP) and support the Head of Finance to implement the departments developed vision and roadmap.
  • The post holder will support the full programme/project life cycle including the effective scoping, planning, delivery and benefits realisation of projects to timescale, budget and quality expectations. This includes supporting in the production and maintenance of all relevant plans, controls, management and the day-to-day management of the programme's governance through the Continuous Improvement Steering Group.
  • Although the post sits in the Financial Planning and Reporting team the post holder will have to work across the whole finance department to identify areas for improvement and set up task groups to work up and implement solutions. The post holder will need to be pro-active and good at building relationships, bringing teams together and driving forward change programmes.
  • The post holder will ensure good governance is in place, particularly around finance Continuous Improvement (CI) training and central finance transformation programmes.

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 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

Qualifications & training


  • CCAB qualification or CCAB Finalist
  • Bachelor's level degree or Project management qualification (e.g. PRINCE 2).
  • Continuing professional development


  • LEAN trained

Knowledge & Experience


  • A proven record of accomplishment of delivery in a PMO environment and business/project planning
  • Experience of working on process improvement projects within Finance.
  • Understanding of the changing NHS finance environment and its implications for service delivery
  • Experience in project governance
  • Demonstrable knowledge and proficiency in the effective application of various best practice tools and techniques in project, programme and change management, service redesign, facilitation and service improvement
  • Experience of working with stakeholders and securing their engagement.


  • Understanding of the changing NHS environment and its implications for service delivery.

Skills & Abilities


  • Project management skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal, communications and influencing skills
  • Good level of analytical skills, including analysis of data using Excel / related tools

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital


W2 1NY

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