Skip to main content

This job has expired

Band 7 Operations Manager-Haematology

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

View more

Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Operations Manager to join CDG10B management team within the Haematology Department. The post holder will be joining the Division at an exciting time, where the focus includes: implementing speciality strategies, working innovatively to deliver services through an integrated approach and ultimately improving patient experience. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring effective day-to-day operational management of the Haematology Service across UHB sites. The broad scope of duties within the role, offer a different 'day-to-day' and a range of skills and competencies are required across operational and strategical management, financial and budgetary management, governance and risk management and HR management. As the services deliver services across all of UHB sites, that the successful candidate will be required to provide visible leadership across all of the sites.

This role demands excellent prioritisation skills, problem solving abilities and the ability to work collaboratively, to ensure the safe delivery of our services. The successful post holder will be expected to be able to make informed decisions and work independently to support both operational and strategical delivery.

Main duties of the job

The Operations Manager is responsible for promoting the vision and values of University Hospitals Birmingham, leading by example and ensuring that they demonstrate those values in their leadership behaviours and how we support our teams and deliver our services.

The Operations Manager is responsible for delivering the Trust's Strategy, within their area of responsibility, incorporating the following:

oEnsuring the standardisation of services across all relevant sites to the best possible level, so that all of our patients experience equally high quality care.

oLead on the planning, development and delivery of multi-site services to ensure that there is a common understanding of capacity and demand with clear operational plans to deliver the best in care in the most appropriate settings.

oLeading the development of a sustainable workforce that is fit for the future within their area of responsibility.

oWorking with system partners to put in place clinical pathways that care for patients in the most appropriate settings, and reducing inappropriate or avoidable demand for acute services.

oThe Operations Manager will be responsible for all aspects of operational performance within their allocated areas of the CDG whilst maintaining quality standards and for ensuring the implementation and maintenance of good governance arrangements. This includes RTT and Cancer PTL management.

oDirect line management responsibilities of Office Managers across the sites

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 specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.



  • Post graduate management experience or equivalent knowledge obtained through a combination of continuous professional development & training courses.
  • Considerable experience of Knowledge and experience of budgetary management including sound working knowledge of revenue expenditure, budgets, capital including
  • forecasting trends.
  • Experience of developing service opportunities, through business planning, monitoring, and leading the implementation of successful change management processes
  • Evidence of delivering excellent standards of patient care
  • Ability to make independent decisions when appropriate.
  • A good understanding of clinical governance, risk management and health and safety principles.
  • Good communication and influencing skills including the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills -- making use of software packages and an ability to meet the needs of recipients with different levels of understanding
  • Clear understanding of the NHS agenda
  • Operational/organizational skills and ability to prioritise work under pressure
  • Ability to understand complex issues, problem solve and propose solutions

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert