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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/10/2021.

Senior Performance Manager

Job Reference: 271-CO-3413056

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Performance Team
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London
£61,861 - £70,959 per annum inclusive

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) is a national centre of excellence in the provision of specialist children's health care, currently delivering the widest range of specialist care of any children's hospital in the UK.

We are looking to recruit Senior Performance Manager as part of the Performance Team within the Clinical Operations Directorate, who can work closely with our NHS Clinical Divisions, Trust Executive Team and the Head of Performance.

This will be an exciting and varied role covering the breadth of Trust’s performance agenda. Suitable candidates must be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience of the NHS performance agenda, have operated at a senior management level previously, able to evidence a high degree of analytical and data skills and be able to articulate key lines of enquiry in resolving challenges and presenting those clearly to the appropriate audience (from clinician, to Senior Management Teams to Trust Board).

This role will work alongside another Senior Performance Manager, supported by a Performance Officer.

The role will be responsible for:

  •  Provide strong visible leadership and expertise within the Trust, in partnership with Clinical Divisions, on matters relating to performance standards.
  • Work closely with clinical services, operational and informatics colleagues, the successful candidate will bring excellent technical and analytical skills, and knowledge and experience of using data and information to understand and support clinical services.
  • Undertake and present complex analysis of performance information and intelligence across the Trust to influence decision making and highlight financial and operational risks of performance trends.
  • Plays a pivotal role in the design, development, production and delivery of comprehensive business intelligence reporting and processes.
  • Have experience of modern Business Intelligence tools such as Qlik Sense or Power BI
  • Lead and facilitate trust wide initiatives to improve performance, ensuring that processes and pathways work effectively across Directorate, Trust and local health economy boundaries.
  • Lead on the production and analysis of the Integrated Performance Dashboards for specific Clinical Directorates,
  • Lead on a defined portfolio of performance measures across the Trust in collaboration with the rest of the Performance Team
  • Lead on the development and on-going improvement of the Trust’s Integrated Performance Dashboard for the Trust Board and Clinical Directorates
  • The post holder acts as a subject matter expert in interpreting guidance or instruction from NHS England, Department of Health and others to ensure it is applied effectively across the Trust to support the performance framework.
  • Deputise when appropriate for the Head of Performance and / or Chief Data Officer
  • Proactively communicate and provide assurance to external partners and regulators, including commissioners and NHS Improvement
  • Due to the evolving nature of the performance agenda, this position requires an adaptable, forward thinker with strong communication skills.

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust uses the TRAC recruitment system to manage our recruitment campaigns. Your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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