Director of Operations - Health Innovation Manchester
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
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HInM has a strong track record of delivering innovation into practice, & now requires an experienced and innovative leader to join the executive team to further enhance & develop its delivery and operational capabilities across the business.
We're looking for a visionary Director of Operations with a passion for transforming healthcare & driving positive change. As a results-orientated leader, they will spearhead how we work, to deliver health innovation in Greater Manchester.
Do you have a proven track record in overseeing programme delivery and leading operational development? Are you eager to develop a workplace with an innovative & positive culture, where our people thrive & live our values?
This portfolio will provide an opportunity for you to combine your skills and make a real impact on the health of GM's 2.8m citizens. You'll report to the Chief Executive & be accountable to the Board, with a high-profile platform alongside senior leaders across the system, where your influencing skills can come to the fore.
You'll have exceptional team leadership & people management skills, with demonstrable experience in programme delivery and strategy implementation. With an ability to think strategically, the Director of Operations will have authority to make operational & policy decisions. Style flexibility, emotional intelligence, learning agility & excellent communication skills are essential & you'll need to demonstrate credibility with internal & external stakeholders.
Main duties of the job
The Director of Operations is a Board-level executive who will play an integral role in the ongoing development of HInM. Their key focus will be on driving seamless execution of programme delivery aligned to HInM's vision and strategy, designing strategies to optimize operational efficiency and effectiveness in a complex landscape, while championing a high-performing team culture and motivating staff toward excellence.
- You will be accountable for the operational management of the organisation, including the standard and quality of project management across all portfolio are
- You will manage key relationships with senior stakeholders, to optimise delivery in line with strategies, and you will manage the relationship with our host.
- You will be responsible for creating and implementing organisational strategy and plans that foster a positive and productive workplace culture, and ensure the wellbeing and development of its people
- You will hold an internal budget of £4m - leading the delivery function and HR & OD, IT and Estates functions
Health Innovation Manchester brings together the best of the NHS with a culture that champions new ideas and innovation.
We're based at Citylabs, which is on the Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) Oxford Road site and the Oxford Road corridor, creating a world-class hub for health innovation and precision medicine, part of Europe's largest clinical academic campus. It's a great place to work, with easy access to Manchester City Centre and surrounded by health and university facilities.
We've embraced agile working, with staff combining on-site and remote working, flat multi-disciplinary teams, rapid delivery of benefit through 'sprints' and a real focus on user-centric design. This means that we can come together when it matters most and promote a healthy work-life balance.
Our culture is inclusive and welcomes anyone with a passion for innovation and a desire to make a difference. We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity.
We are continuously working to improve our collective offer to staff in areas like health and wellbeing, benefits and flexible working, and are positively challenging traditional organisational barriers and cultures which get in the way of care delivery.
We want you to be able to enjoy working in environments which are efficient responsive and holistic and we are empowering teams to create the conditions for this.
To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading.
Candidate Information Pack
To support this vacancy, we have developed a bespokeCandidate Information Pack which provides specific information about the role and the Assessment and Selection Process. To request a copy of this pack, please contact Talent Attraction & Senior Acquisition Assistant Lead, Rachael Harris via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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