This is an exciting opportunity to join our Trust as our future Head of Planning & Programmes. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Planning & Strategy, you will play a key role in ensuring that appropriate frameworks and processes are in place to manage annual operational and business planning processes, as well as agreeing strategic priorities. This crucial leadership role will provide support to our Clinical Divisions and Corporate Services departments in developing their operational and business plans, with a view to making the Trusts delivery of services to patients as strong as possible.
We are looking for a high-calibre professional to lead our Planning and Programmes function. You will bring a depth of experience across planning, programmes, operations and analysis in a complex organisation. This role offers the opportunity to work with clinical teams, have regular contact with executive directors and provide input to a range of complex challenges and improvement opportunities across the organisation. You will therefore need to be sophisticated in your communication and comfortable describing complex problems in straightforward ways to senior audiences and will be known for delivering results in the face of a demanding agenda.
Manage the planning and programme team to oversee the governance and management of key projects and programmes as agreed aligned to the organisational priorities
Oversee an efficient and effective programme management process which supports colleagues across the Trust to deliver their objectives
Implement the Trust planning framework and processes, working closely with the Deputy Director of Strategy and Planning
Oversee the provision of high-quality data analysis, including benchmarking against other organisations, to inform and encourage the adoption of best practice locally
Oversee the maintenance of up-to-date project documentation, tracking of delivery of agreed schemes, benefits realisation and preparation of presentations on progress for senior stakeholders (including the Trust Board and organisations such as the NHS England)
Ensure key risks to programme delivery are proactively identified, escalated appropriately, and addressed with robust mitigations
Investigate and present complex project issues to senior management.
Develop a multiskilled team of project and programme managers who can support clinical divisions and support services with delivery of their individual strategies and improvement programmes
The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for our patients and communities and was rated good by the Care Quality Commission report published 2020 and became a University Hospital. We are ranked as the third in the country for research; embedding education and training across the organisation and we continuously strive to achieve our core values which are at the heart of everything we do. The Trusts main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, starting life as a military hospital over a century ago and now one of the largest hospitals on the south coast and you may have seen us on the TV series Nurses on the Ward. The Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. The Trust employs over 8,000 staff and are #ProudtobePHU; our patients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because its the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for providing outstanding care and support for patients, colleagues and our community you will find a home at PHU. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veterans status, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
If you would like a further discussion on the role, in the first instance please contact our Executive Search Partner Finn McNulty at Hunter Healthcare on email@example.com or 07966 006091.
|20th June 2023||Job Closes|
|Early July 2023||Interview|