Deputy Chief Operating Officer
3 month contract
Band 9 paid at £66.81 per hour (inside IR35)
Full time position

Job Specification

The chance to join a bustling Acute NHS Trust who are looking for an experienced Deputy Chief Operating Officer to be a strong leader across their Cancer and Outpatient services. Heading up the operational delivery for these functions, you will work closely with the Triumvirates and report directly to the Chief Operating Officer. You will play an integral role in delivering the Trust’s long term plan of transforming and improving services to ensure optimum delivery to service users. There will also be a large focus on implementing new IT systems/functions within the Trust. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to sculpt the Trusts operational initiatives and make a real impact on for these services.

Key Responsibilities of Deputy Chief Operating Officer

  • Work collaboratively within the Triumvirate
  • Responsible and accountable for operational delivery of services
  • Leading and working closely with all clinical support services leaders, corporate services and executive teams to ensure the progress of transformation programmes
  • Managing large budgets
  • Working closely with both internal and external stakeholders and representing the COO at board meetings

Experience needed as Deputy Chief Operating Officer

  • Proven relevant operational management experience at Group Manager level or equivalent at a minimum
  • Demonstrable experience of managing financial budgets
  • Excellent communication skills and able to build and maintain relationships with all levels of staff
  • Resilience and confidence to manage a number of competing priorities
  • Proven ability of working to tight deadlines
  • Previously worked in Acute NHS setting  
  • Available references for most recent 2 year’s roles

CV’s will be reviewed by the 20th May 2022 with interviews commencing from the 25th May 2022. 

If you’re interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail or know someone who this may be of interest to, please contact me on or give me a call on 0117 3137110 to apply today. 

(We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)


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Gurpreet Kular

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