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Job Description

Role: Director of Operations
Duration: 3-6 Months Ext
Rate: £400
Location: East England (NHS)

A NHS Trust is looking for an interim Director of Operations to direct and facilitate the operational performance of the Division as a complex business including the delivery of high quality patient care, corporate and clinical governance, patient safety, clinical quality and delivery of operational and financial targets.

The responsibilities of the Director of Operations role will include the following:

* Lead the business and strategic planning including shaping and implementing the Trust's corporate objectives
* Enable, challenge and support Clinical Directors to deliver the operational performance and development of their Clinical Directorate within resource constraints
* In partnership with the Divisional Director, build capability and be responsible for performance across the division
* Provide operational leadership to the Divisional Nurse with the professional oversight of the Chief Nurse

If you have some or all of the below experience/knowledge, please do apply for the Director of Operations role:

* Substantial experience of managing a large, complex NHS service
* Success in working collaboratively with senior clinicians across multi-disciplinary professions and services
* Demonstrable success in instigating/leading and managing change
* Commissioning and service planning of a range of services
* Capacity management experience
* Budget management of significant size and complexity across large numbers of specialties
* Implications of tariff, PBR and block contracts in commissioning
* HR management including using capability and disciplinary process's and termination of contracts
* Planning and leading long term strategic change across multiple specialities
* Working constructively with internal and external
* partners to create successful collaboration
* Experience of several areas of specialism
* Experience of dealing with 3rd Sector
* Clinical and corporate governance
* The NHS and DH agendas and their consequences
* Workforce planning, recruitment and retention and staff development including appraisals and performance management
* Multiagency working at strategic level and good
* Influencing clinicians and managers for service improvement Computer literacy
* Ability to manage risks and SIs
* Ability to prioritise work, meet tight deadline and work independently
* Excellent interpersonal skills, Judgement and analytical skills and Conflict resolution skills
* Patient focused approach
* Able to translate complex, sensitive issues and problems into plans which are clearly articulated and understandable to others
* Able to deliver flexible and creative solutions to difficult problems and challenges
* Demonstrable political judgement and astuteness in working with complex policy and diverse interest groups. Working at a very senior level with multi-disciplinary groups
* Intellectually flexible to work beyond existing structures and ways of working to deliver effective services.
* Lead redesign of services
* Lead change through the senior clinical forums with clear priorities and delivery.
* Ability to prioritise own and others workload effectively to manage to tight deadlines whilst managing conflicting priorities