Band 8C Commercial Business Partner

Discipline: Finance

Sector: NHS

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Date posted: 28/05/2019

Start: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

Salary: £68,554 - £79,374 per annum*


Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust provides acute and specialist healthcare in north west London for around a million and a half people every year. Formed in 2007, we are one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, with nearly 11,000 staff.

Our five hospitals – Charing CrossHammersmithQueen Charlotte’s & ChelseaSt Mary’s and The Western Eye – have a long track record in research and education, influencing clinical practice nationally and worldwide. We also have a growing number of community services and provide private healthcare in dedicated facilities on all of our sites, including at the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre.

This is an exceptional opportunity which has been newly created to support the Trusts longer term commercial strategy.  Reporting into the Associate Director of Finance: Business Partnering, this role is highly exposed within the organisation and will be required to influence and drive change across the business.   You will support the Commercial Director in sustainable and effective growth of the Trust’s commercial portfolio, including private patients, development of intellectual property and other business growth.  The candidate will be providing strategic advice on the development of business cases working closely with wider teams in the organization to advise on the viability and profitability of services.

Successful candidates will be CCAB qualified accountants with significant post qualification experience in financial leadership roles and which includes experience of leading and driving change initiatives, business case development, financial planning and reporting.  We are open to which sector your experience comes from, but having experience within a large complex organisation is essential.  You will have excellent stakeholder management, communication and interpersonal skills and be able to clearly present complex financial or business ideas in writing and verbally in an appropriate way for the audience.  You will be able to form and manage effective relationships with Executive Directors across the organisation to meet the needs of the Trust.  You will possess excellent analytical experience and be able to understand complex problems, arriving at solutions and being able to implement them and/or persuade others to adapt and implement them.

The Trust has a strong commitment to education, and training and you will be given every opportunity to develop your skills and experience in order to make the step to Deputy CFO and CFO.  You will have direct access to the CFO for mentoring and career development. You will be involved in assisting to deliver the hospitals mission of excellence in patient care.

Please contact Adrian Watts from Allen Lane to discuss this opportunity further.  You can reach him on 0207 101 8807 or and by sending your CV no later than Tuesday 18th June.

*Inclusive of London weighting

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