Head of Performance and Improvement

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £33.52/Hourly
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-204305

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Performance and Improvement, start ASAP, duration 3 months, pay £33.52ph, duration 3 months, hours Mon-Fri 37.5 per week, location Lewisham.


Specific skills; Senior operational management experience, programme management experience, performance management experience.


Job summary;


Accountable to the Assistant Director of Performance, the Head of Performance Management and Improvement leads on overseeing all aspects of operational performance for the Trust and managing the day-to-day responsibilities of the performance team.


The post holder will be expected to build strong relationships with all operational divisions and corporate teams to support the delivery of performance for the Trust. The post holder will act as a link between the operational, corporate and executive teams, providing high quality analysis to help the Trust understand its performance, and develop clear plans for improvement. In addition, the post holder will support the Trust in developing clear governance processes for the management of performance and support the wider executive team with performance management aligned with the accountability framework.


Key responsibilities;



  • To identify all national and locally agreed performance standards applicable to the Trust and work with Executive Team, Directorate Managers, Lead Clinicians and other staff as necessary to ensure clarity of ownership around delivery of performance and improvement objectives.

  • To ensure that Executive Directors, Senior Managers, Lead Clinicians and other staff as appropriate understand specific performance requirements applicable to their areas of responsibility.

  • To ensure that Executive Directors, Senior Managers and Lead Clinicians receive accurate and timely information on performance against key standards and ensure that appropriate audit trails are in place for key performance standards.

  • To manage and oversee the work of the performance team, with the support of the Deputy Director.

  • To work with the performance team to validate and authorise KPI data for regular and ad-hoc performance reports as required for external issue by the Trust.

  • To analyse and interpret complex performance data, make judgements about the impact on agreed plans and targets and present options for appropriate action where necessary.


If the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

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