Deputy Chief Executive Officer / Operations Director

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

146514

Closing Date

22nd July 2022

Purpose of the Role:

The purpose of this post is to provide strong strategic, professional and managerial leadership for all aspects of clinical and health service operations for CHI across its multiple service locations. The Deputy Chief Executive Officer / Operations Director is an executive role with full accountability for the effective and efficient delivery of operational, clinical, health and social care, and support services (clinical support and general support) across Children’s Heath Ireland. The post holder will focus on planning, developing and implementing CHI clinical and operations strategy, monitoring and managing operational performance, and overseeing the delivery of effective support services across CHI.

Essential Criteria:

  • An appropriate 3rd level qualification (at least Quality and Qualifications (QQI) level 8 or equivalent) preferably in health services management.
  • Senior or executive management experience in health or social care organisations or in other public or private sector customer-facing organisations, the role holder will be attuned to the demands of regulation and of public scrutiny, and will bring a demonstrable track record of high level achievement against challenging performance targets.
  • Experienced health service executive leader with a track record of successful acute operations at a significant scale hospital, as well as, across multi-site operations, network or health service experience at a senior level.
  • A proven track record of success in leading major change, delivering on strategy, and meeting Service Level Agreements while staying within budget.
  • Experience in leading dynamic and transformational change at scale, which builds employee engagement boosts innovation and delivers on ambitious organisational goals.
  • Experience in leading strategic, long term planning, vision and goal setting to anticipate future opportunities and challenges.

How to Apply and Informal Enquiries:

Applications for this post must be accompanied by a covering letter, setting out relevant experience that illustrates how the essential criteria listed above is met. The criteria for short listing are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and/or the knowledge, skills and competencies section of this job specification. Please click here for a copy of the job description for this post. Please click on the following link www.newchildrenshospital.ie for information on the project.

*Please note that you must submit a cover letter with your CV, this forms part of your application and CV’s will not be accepted without a detailed cover letter. The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Friday 22nd July 2022 by 5pm. Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’. Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact Eilísh Hardiman, Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Health Ireland via email: ceopa@nchg.ie

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please contact Cathy Crowe, HR Recruitment Specialist, Children’s Health Ireland via email: cathy.crowe1@nchg.ie

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns