Head of Operational Delivery

Thames Valley Air Ambulance
Stokenchurch, UK
Closing date
22 Oct 2020

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Head of Operational Delivery

Thames Valley Air Ambulance provides the best possible chance of survival and recovery when the worst happens.

Covering a population of over two million people in Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, we bring advanced expertise and specialist equipment to our patients within minutes of the emergency call.

Location: Stokenchurch & Benson, Buckinghamshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent,
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £55,000 to £62,500 per annum

Closing date: 18 October 2020

We love what we do. Our charity is a place where people care for each other, provide support and encourage everyone to be their best.
We are driven to do the right thing for our patients, their families, our supporters and community. All our staff live our values: passion, excellence, respect and care.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our Operations Leadership Team in a new post as the Head of Operational Delivery. The role is an exciting opportunity to be part of our team who directly impact patient care, overseeing the support services that are essential to the organisations ability to deliver outstanding care. The individual will be responsible for the delivery of non-clinical elements of the operations including aviation and fleet management, supply chain, medicines management and operational estate.

The successful candidate will work alongside our Head of Quality & Patient Safety and Head of Clinical Services and will report directly to the Director of Operations. The role involves participating in the organisation's Senior Manager on Call roster, providing support to all TVAA employees 24/7, so the ideal candidate will need to be flexible, willing to adapt and able to respond to the needs of TVAA.

The successful candidate will want to continue to maintain our CQC Outstanding rating, through collaborative partnership working with external regulators and stakeholders and internal teams. This is an opportunity to lead our operations support team and ensure optimisation of non-clinical systems within the scope of operation. Having a working understanding of aviation regulators and an ability to communicate effectively with everyone involved is essential to the post.

The Head of Operational Delivery will be able to lead and oversee bespoke operational projects and be comfortable with working with others to ensure effective delivery of strategic goals. Working as part of the OLT means providing opinion and fully participating in discussions surrounding a wide range of both operational and organisational matters. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate project management experience as well as an ability to take ideas and implement practical, manageable and sustainable solutions.

Working for TVAA in the Operations division is a job like no other. With a wide range and variety of situations to be managed and a clear importance on visible leadership, this role is essential in strengthening the organisation's operational capability and therefore our ability to help patients wherever and whenever they need it.

If this role sounds like it's for you, we would love you to apply

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications, so you are advised to apply promptly.

You may have experience of the following: Head of Service Delivery, Project Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Service Delivery Manager, Not For Profit, Project Management, Service Delivery, Head of Operational Delivery, Operations Manager, etc.

Ref: 94465
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