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Head of Chief Medical Officer Portfolios

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
The Head of CMO Portfolios will work closely with the Chief Medical Officers (CMO), Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO), Associate Chief Medical Officers and Clinical Leads to deliver a range of key outcomes, including management of all business functions required of the CMO Office, as well as project/programme management within high priority areas including the Trust Learning from Deaths agenda, Health Inequalities and Clinical Productivity.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is required to make independent decisions, working autonomously and using their own initiative on a wide range of conflicting and complex issues, prioritise and meet challenging and often urgent deadlines and schedules on behalf of the CMO and Deputy CMO

Main duties of the role can be found in the accompanying Job description and Person Specification.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve the quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The main duties of the role can be found in the accompanying Job description and Person Specification.

Person Specification



  • Evidence of Master's degree level qualification and / or experience
  • PRINCE2 and/or Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) or relevant project mangement experience



  • Experience of project and Programme Management internal, external and across organisational, place and system boundaries
  • Line Management experience of managing and supervising staff
  • Experience of Leading major re-design or change management initiatives
  • Excellent IT skills - report writing skills


  • Knowledge and experience of budget management and the financial flows in NHS
  • Substantial in-depth experience and knowledge of health service management
  • Previous operational managerial experience preferably within a clinical directorate in the NHS

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust


The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust - New Cross Hospital


WV10 0QP

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