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Band 6 Financial Improvement Project Manager

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to progress and develop your career in a fast paced and supportive working environment? We have an exciting opportunity in our dynamic Financial Management Team with a track record of high quality on the job training.

UHB (University Hospitals Birmingham) NHS Foundation Trust runs Good Hope, Heartlands, Solihull and the world-renowned Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Our 22,000 employees deliver care to more than 2 million patients every year.

We are committed to career development and offer a flexible and collaborative working environment where your health and wellbeing are valued. We are constantly evolving, improving and encourage innovation. Opportunities have arisen for a Financial Improvement Project Manager.

This role will support the Finance Performance Team in monitoring and delivering aspects of the Financial Performance governance programme for the whole Trust, including supporting the Financial Recovery Board, Improving Value Group and Cost Improvement Programme.

The Financial Management Team within the Trust offer a comprehensive financial management service, supporting budget holders to deliver on objectives. We offer a wealth of learning and development to help you achieve your career goals and opportunities to take your career to the next level. We work on a hybrid model with a blend of office based, on site, and remote working.

If you meet all the requirements of the person specification for this role, we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • *First Degree level or equivalent with relevant additional training plus relevant experience at a post graduate level
  • *Project Management /Management post graduate qualification or proven equivalent practical experience
  • *Evidence of continuing professional development towards a professional qualification. For instance, CCAB finance qualifications, or a programme or project management qualification such as Prince II or MSP.



  • *Significant relevant experience working in an operational finance or project management role
  • *Significant experience of supporting development of and monitoring progress of complex projects
  • *Significant experience of working with project leads, senior managers and leaders


  • *Working knowledge or an interest in NHS including understanding of key targets and the performance management framework
  • *Experience working within the NHS or another large complex organisation
  • *Experience of project management

Additional Criteria


  • *Commitment to development and training of staff
  • *Reliable, punctual, pro-active approach. Ability to travel to fulfil the role, both between hospital sites and elsewhere, as required

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Regent Court

Second Floor, 14, George Road


West Midlands

B15 1NT

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