Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer

Job summary

Hampshireand Isle of Wight Integrated Care System (ICS) isa partnership of local NHS and local government organisations working together to improve the health and wellbeing of our local communities. We are one of the largest health and care systems in the country with a long history of working in partnership to make lives better. Our ICS has been created to better join up hospital and community services, physical and mental health services and health and social care. Working together, we take collective responsibility for managing resources, delivering care and improving the health of the populations we serve. We have been working together to co-ordinate services more closely, to make real, practical improvements to people’s lives, providing more consistency of care, breaking down barriers between services and reducing inequalities.


Coming together as an Integrated Care System (ICS) is a new and exciting way of working and gives us a greater opportunity to make real, lasting change, far more than we could do by working independently. To support our joined-up approach, we are creating a single joint Executive Leadership Team that will incorporate the ICS leadership arrangements and CCG statutory portfolios. As an ICS we will commit to ensuring the right start in life, to enabling individuals to thrive with lives to be well lived and to hospital care being available for those who need it.


Main duties of the job

Our Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer will lead the development of a system wide approach to Strategy and Transformation across Hampshire & Isle of Wight. Working alongside the Chief Executive Officer and Chair, they will lead through change and be responsible for ensuring that the portfolio of transformation programmes across the patch is strategically aligned across the ICS. As Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, they will be responsible, as part of the ICB Board, for driving and shaping the planning and delivery of the ICS development and formation of the new ICB as a statutory organisation.


About us

In HIOW ICB, we recognise the importance of diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We want everyone to feel welcomed, respected, and accepted for who they are We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and welcome applications from underrepresented groups. In recruiting to our Board, we are committed to equality of opportunity for all. We believe that the best boards are those that reflect the communities they serve. We especially welcome applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic heritage, LGBTQ+ communities, and from people with lived experience of disability.


Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for innovative, empathetic and collaborative leaders who are driven to reduce health inequalities and strive to achieve better life outcomes for all across the ICS.You will be a visionary leader, committed to improving population health, with significant experience influencing transformational and strategic change through system development. We are looking to speak with driven and adaptable leaders, who are driven by partnership working and who can communicate at all levels and across multiple, complex stakeholder maps.


IMPORTANT NOTE FOR CANDIDATES: If you would like to have a confidential conversation about this role and how to apply, please contact our executive search partner, Finn McNulty at Hunter Healthcare via or via 07966 006091


Person Specification

Personal values


  • Personal values



  • Experience



  • Knowledge



  • Skills



  • Educated to Master’s level or equivalent level of experience of working at a senior (Director) level in specialist area

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Date Event
04/05/2022 Application closing date