Director of Finance
Director of Finance
Executive Grade G £108,766 to £146,445 per annum
This is a unique opportunity to become the Director of Finance for NHS Grampian at a pivotal moment, as we finalise and begin to implement our Plan for the Future. As an anchor institution, we aim to become a partner in the wellbeing of our communities. Using our learning from the pandemic and through continued whole system working with a wide range of partners we want to enable a step change in population health outcomes for the people of north east Scotland.
NHS Grampian is the third largest teaching Health Board in Scotland, with strong links to local Universities. The Board provides tertiary services to the 550,000 people of Grampian and residents of neighbouring NHS Boards; Orkney and Shetland. We do this through joint working with three Health and Social Care Partnerships in Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray. NHS Grampian employs around 17,000 staff, including 1200 Doctors in Training across North Region, with 2000 independent contracting staff and 85 WTE within the Finance Directorate.
The post holder will provide strategic and professional leadership, and take organisational responsibility for the Finance and Property and Asset Development functions ensuring the development, commitment to, and implementation of innovative and forward thinking finance strategies which support NHS Grampian's transformational change ambitions, clinical and other strategies, and ensure effective stewardship of resources in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
As an Executive Director of the Board, Trustee of the Endowment Fund and member of the Chief Executive and System Leadership Teams, the postholder will fully contribute to and participate in the strategic leadership, management and governance of NHS Grampian. Advising the Board and providing high level expertise in areas of financial planning, management and corporate governance to the Chief Executive, Executive Directors and System Leadership Team, and providing constructive challenge and support both within and out with their field of professional expertise.
To thrive in this role, you need to have the experience and political awareness necessary to provide clear and dynamic leadership to the Finance Directorate and within the sider organisation and system. You will be registered with a recognised CCAB professional body and be able to demonstrate a track record of high level achievement against challenging objectives. Additionally you will possess well developed personal leadership, influencing and communication skills, having operated and led significant change at a senior or executive management level, and will be able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with our values of caring, listening and improving, and those of NHS Scotland.
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Informal enquiries would also be most welcome. Please contact Professor Caroline Hiscox, Chief Executive by calling 01224 558642 or emailing email@example.com
To apply please submit your application of CV and supporting letter to Sarah Gracie, Associate Director at Eden Scott firstname.lastname@example.org M: 07999 421314 by midnight on 2nd February 2022. The selection process and interviews will be held virtually during week commencing 21 February 2022.