Director of Business Systems

Discipline: IT

Sector: NHS

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 14/03/2019

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £85,333 - VSM per annum*


Allen Lane has been chosen to support in the recruitment of a new Director of Business Systems for a highly reputable NHS Trust in London, a role which ties in with their vision over the next 3-5 years of becoming a fully digitally enabled Trust.

Along with the Trust, we are looking for a leader with a vast amount of experience at Director-level, who has an exceptional track record in leading large-scale Digital Transformation programmes. The successful applicant will be responsible for an IT capital investment portfolio of over £50m, as well as over 100 programmes/projects running at any one time.

Other responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Define the capital investment required to meet both Business and IT needs
  • Create a portfolio structure to successfully oversee the delivery of the Digital Transformation
  • Create solid IT foundations, including infrastructure,  in preparation for a new Electronic Health Record across the Trust
  • Lead and influence opinions in order to launch and maintain the digital transformation agenda
  • Build up effective relationship management with Trust executives including the Chair, and Executive Board Members, as well as clinical and non-clinical stakeholders
  • Recruit and line manage a senior and skilled team to support the development, planning and implementation of business systems objectives and KPI’s

Qualifications/Experience expected includes:

  • Formal qualification in Programme or Portfolio management (MSP, Prince2)
  • Vast amount of experience managing multiple functions at a senior level including Programme/Project Management, Business Analysis and Software Development
  • Expertise in leading Digital Transformation, ideally within the Health Sector
  • Expertise in Agile methodologies, and holds the relevant qualification
  • Credible connections within the Healthcare industry

If you believe that this role matches your skillsets, and it is of great interest, please get in touch with Joe Tyrrell on for an informal discussion.

*Excluding London Weighting

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