Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

Chief Finance Officer/Executive Director of Strategy and Partnerships

Liverpool, Merseyside (GB)
Executives / VSM
08 Nov 2022
08 Dec 2022
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

As Chief Finance Officer/Director of Strategy & Partnerships at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust you will be key to the delivery of Liverpool Women’s ambitious vision for women’s healthcare. Liverpool has a long and distinguished history of focusing on the health of women and their families and you will be joining us at a critical point in our organisation’s development as we actively plan our services for future generations.

You will be an experienced Finance professional working at Deputy or VSM level within a complex public sector environment. As a voting member of our unitary Board, you will be responsible for ensuring sound financial management and development of the Trust’s Financial and Capital Strategy. You will work closely with the Medical and Nurse Directors to ensure quality and safety remain at the forefront of all decision making. As Strategy lead, you will be accountable for the development and implementation of the Trust’s Strategy and the creation of innovative and effective strategic, system-wide partnerships, aligned to the delivery of ‘best in class’ outcomes, great experience for patients and effective use of resources. You will be ambitious for our patients, their families, and the community we serve.

You will have a collaborative, inclusive style and role model values and behaviours commensurate with the Liverpool Women’s requirement to Be Kind.

Executive, voting Director and member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation Trust, contributing to all aspects of the work of the Trust. The postholder has specific responsibilities for ensuring sound financial management, the development of the Trust’s Financial & Capital Strategy alongside the development and implementation of the Trust’s Strategy and the creation of innovative and effective strategic system-wide partnerships aligned to the delivery of best-in-class outcomes, great experience for patients and effective use of resources.

All Directors work as part of a cohesive team and are expected to take lead responsibility for corporate and Trust wide outcomes above and beyond their immediate responsibilities; particularly to develop and deliver strategic transformation. Directors share responsibility and participate in the work to promote patient and public involvement, to achieve the corporate objectives of the Trust, and effective communications with all staff and strategic partners. services, ensuring high quality care and the delivery of performance standards in a safe and sustainable way.

Executive lead for:

  • Finance, Performance & Business Development
  • Capital Programme & Projects
  • Strategy & Transformation
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Procurement
  • Liverpool Women’s Charity
  • SIRO

Working with the Board of Directors to champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the tackling of health inequalities ensuring this focus is embedded at all levels of the Trust.

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm newborns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving it’s services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:


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Liverpool Women’s is actively working to address health inequalities and widen access to health careers. You will be a visible and vocal champion for inclusion, with a passion for reducing variation in health outcomes for minoritized groups and taking positive action to address inequity of access to healthcare or employment.

We especially encourage applications from those with protected characteristics, such as those who declare a disability or who are black, Asian, or from any other minoritized group as we wish to proactively address the current under-representation in our workforce.

Please find more details about the role in the attached job description and person spec.

If you are interested in applying and would like to find out more about the role, please do not hesitate to contact the Chief Executive, Kathryn Thomson, for an informal conversation on 0151 702 4449.

Closing date Monday, 14thNovember 2022. The interviews will be held on 5th December 2022.