Director of Finance, Planning and Performance
ESP Executive and Senior Pay Band 9, £106,278 - £110,695 (Pay Band is subject to Job Evaluation).
This is an exciting opportunity for a high-performing individual with the right values, behaviours and skills to help shape the health workforce in Wales for a generation. The Director of Finance, Planning and Performance will be part of an Executive Team and Board that has been charged with transformation of the workforce in the health sector, working as part of NHS Wales alongside our colleagues in Health Boards, Trusts and SHAs.
Main Duties of the Job:
The successful candidate will inherit high performing finance, planning and performance functions and teams and will provide executive leadership to the functions in order to maintain the highest standards, through innovation and improvement. They will play an instrumental role in ensuring that the resources available to the organisation are utilised to deliver its strategic aims and objectives and to provide value. Effective financial planning, management and delivery are essential requirements, ensuring delivery of financial targets and maintaining the excellent track record with internal and external audits.
They will contribute to the strategic investment proposals and business cases needed to deliver the organisation’s plans, leading the development of strategic financial modelling to support option appraisals. At a system level they will inform policy on future funding approaches and mechanisms for education and training and ensure there is collaboration and visibility across both the DOF and DOP peer groups in relation to strategic workforce matters.
The Director of Finance, Planning and Performance will be responsible for supporting the Chief Executive in her role as Accountable Officer and for providing the Board with financial and other business advice to enable it to discharge their relevant duties and accountabilities. They will also take a lead in ensuring the organisation is supported to deliver its sustainability commitments in relation to HEIW’s biodiversity strategy.
Working for Your Organisation:
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) is the strategic workforce body for NHS Wales with statutory functions that include education and training, workforce planning, workforce development and transformation, leadership and succession planning, and careers. Our purpose is to develop a workforce that delivers excellent care to patients/service users and excellent population health. We are a Special Health Authority working closely with our partners; Social Care Wales, education providers, professional and regulatory bodies and Welsh Government.
HEIW’s is committed to developing an internal culture of choice. Our Values reflect our thoughts, feelings and beliefs in how we will, and will not, behave and treat others:
- Respect for All in every contact we have with others,
- Ideas that Improve: Harnessing creativity and continuously innovating, evaluating and improving,
- Together as a Team: Working with colleagues across NHS Wales and with partner organisations.
HEIW received the HPMA Award for Employee Engagement in 2019.
What you can expect:
- a corporate induction and 90 day Welcome itinerary,
- compassionate leadership,
- a meaningful values based performance appraisal process,
- the opportunity to impact upon health and social care services and the lives and wellbeing of the people of Wales.
Many of our colleagues and stakeholders have commented on the buzz and atmosphere we create by working together as “One HEIW Team”. Do you want to join that team?
Applications must be made and be received before midnight, Sunday, 9th October 2022.
The assessment process will consist of a Stakeholder and Staff Panel held week commencing Monday, 24th October 2022 and a Formal Interview held on Monday, 31st October 2022.
If you are interested in applying, please get in touch with Cath Williams on 01443 846379 and she will organise an informal chat with Alex Howells, CEO, about the expectations of the role and the opportunities this position will afford.
For more information and to apply, please visit our website via the apply button below.