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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/06/2022.

Planning and Performance Manager (subject to banding)

Job Reference: 313-A-22-121057-JP

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Estates and Facilities

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Planning and Performance Manager: Estates & Facilities : Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Planning and Performance Manager to join Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), reporting to the Associate Director Estates & Facilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the business planning/performance and audit reporting framework across the Trust with responsibility for the identification and delivery of robust performance reporting that is aligned to the strategic priorities.
  • Leadership of performance monitoring and management, ensuring development of systems and frameworks to ensure the achievement of activity and income targets for Estates and Facilities
  • Responsible for the translation and transfer of priorities into the relevant plans in order to ensure all opportunities are seized to develop and deliver an integrated, or aligned, services wherever it is timely and appropriate to do so.
  • Ability to influence and manage change, linking closely with the FM Transformation Programme within Estates and Facilities and beyond to create new enduring ways of working for the whole team.
  • Responsible for leading the team to manage the new CAFM system, AutoCAD drawing database and helpdesk functions.
  • Professionally qualified and have extensive experience and specialist knowledge across a range of disciplines including, Performance Management, Project Management, Quality and Service Improvement and a detailed understanding of systematic approaches to risk management and contingency planning.
  • Service wide policy implementation and development, e.g. performance/improvement policies for services through research and promoting innovation and best practice in relation to service transformation.
  • Implementing robust systems of governance (clinical, financial, staff, audit and information) and risk management. Producing dashboard performance reports, reporting on transformation progress, next steps, deliverables, resource requirements, risks and issues.
  • Strong management and team working skills, including a proven ability to set goals and manage change effectively, as well as the ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

The Trust has over 100 properties including 40 wards, across 61 sites with a total GIA of circa 105,000 m2.

This and other strategic appointments demonstrate the commitment to our services and grows the expert and visible leadership in our Estate & Facilities capability.

Who are you?

  • Proven track record and experience of leading public or private sector Planning/Performance teams, within healthcare settings.
  • Demonstrable broad range of skills and competencies required to meet the demands of this business-critical role in our growing team. Credibility in this specific field and have the drive and determination to successfully lead and manage the new systems of work we will create together.
  • High calibre individual with a strong grip on current legislative requirements including HTM’s, HBN’s, H&S and HSE requirements, and build close internal and external relationships to ensure advice is always current.
  • Drive and determination to successfully lead and manage the new systems of work we will create together.
  • Experience of financial, budgetary and resource management.
  • Experience of implementing organisational change

See full JD person specification

Qualifications -Essential

  • Educated to Masters Degree level or equivalent, and relevant specialist experience.
  • Good understanding of a range of project and business improvement methodologies and tools e.g. waterfall, agile, scrum, MSP, Lean Six Sigma, Kanban, etc.
  • Commitment to continuing professional development (CPD)


  • Postgraduate diploma in a professionally related subject, or significant equivalent experience
  • Member of a professional institute
  • PRINCE2 practitioner certificate / other formal project management training


  • Evidence of working with numerical and other data, and ability to analyse, interpret and present complex data in appropriate forms.
  • Evidence of interpreting complex information, including benchmarking data leading to strategic and operational decision making

On Call arrangements. This role will require the post-holder to help develop and participate in the new E&F on-call rota, with responsibility for managing emergency situations for the hospital sites out-of-hours.

Interviews are scheduled to be held w/c 11/07/2022. Social distancing rules will be reviewed at the time of interview. We may use Microsoft Teams or have face to face interviews, within appropriate IPC rules. Details will be confirmed if you are shortlisted.

If candidates wish to discuss this opportunity further, please contact, Richard Brown Associate Director of Estates & Facilities or email

Contact telephone: 07920548217

Interviews may involve a short presentation – details to be confirmed at shortlisting.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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