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Governance and Assurance Manager

Employer
NHS England
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
GBP 50,952.00 per year
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Governance, Assurance and Standards team within the Programme Office of the New Hospital Programme (NHP) providing support to the development and continuous improvement of programme governance. The successful applicant will provide effective secretariat support for NHP's senior boards and some committees and provide advice and support across the programme on NHSE's corporate governance to ensure it is appropriately reflected in NHP policies, frameworks and processes.

Main duties of the job

Reporting the Senior Programme Governance and Assurance Manager the postholder will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the team and work with colleagues in the DHSC Sponsor Team and NHSE's Corporate Assurance team in delivering an efficient and effective governance model for the delivery of the NHP.

About us

In April 2023, NHS England, NHS Digital, and Health Education England merged to create a new, single organisation to lead the NHS in England. This new NHS England is designed to create a simpler, smaller, high performing, organisation that leads the NHS more effectively and is a better place to work. Speaking with one voice to the service.

The new NHS England board have set out the top-level purpose for the new organisation to lead the NHS in England to deliver high-quality services for all, which will inform the detailed design work and we will achieve this purpose by:
  • Enabling local systems and providers to improve the health of their people and patients and reduce health inequalities.
  • Making the NHS agreat place to work, where our people can make a difference and achieve their potential.
  • Working collaboratively to ensure our healthcare workforce has the right knowledge, skills, values and behaviours to deliver accessible, compassionate care
  • Optimising the use of digital technology, research, and innovation
  • Delivering value for money.

If you would like to know more or require further information, please visit https://www.england.nhs.uk/ .

Colleagues with a contractual office base are expected to spend, on average, at least 40% of their time working in-person.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The purpose of the role is to:

Support the development and continuous improvement of programme governance and assurance reviews and events to enable smooth and effective decision-making.

  • Provide effective secretariat support for NHPs senior boards and some committees improving consistency of approach and standardisation, liaising with the Secretariats in NHS England and the Sponsor Team with regards wider NHP governance.

Provide advice and support across the programme on NHS Englands corporate governance to ensure it is appropriately reflected in NHP policies, frameworks and processes and aligns to sponsor team requirements.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The purpose of the role is to:

Support the development and continuous improvement of programme governance and assurance reviews and events to enable smooth and effective decision-making.

  • Provide effective secretariat support for NHPs senior boards and some committees improving consistency of approach and standardisation, liaising with the Secretariats in NHS England and the Sponsor Team with regards wider NHP governance.

Provide advice and support across the programme on NHS Englands corporate governance to ensure it is appropriately reflected in NHP policies, frameworks and processes and aligns to sponsor team requirements.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in programme or corporate governance and providing a Secretariat service to governance forums.
  • Experience of undertaking an assurance role, for example internal audit, programme assurance reviews of second line of defence functions.
Skills, capablities & Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to make decisions autonomously, when required, on difficult and contentious issues where there may be a number of courses of action, working to tight and often changing timescales.
Values & Behaviours

Essential

  • Works across boundaries, looks for collective success, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others.
  • Consistently looks to improve what they do, look for successful tried and tested ways of working, and also seeks out innovation.

Person Specification
Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in programme or corporate governance and providing a Secretariat service to governance forums.
  • Experience of undertaking an assurance role, for example internal audit, programme assurance reviews of second line of defence functions.
Skills, capablities & Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to make decisions autonomously, when required, on difficult and contentious issues where there may be a number of courses of action, working to tight and often changing timescales.
Values & Behaviours

Essential

  • Works across boundaries, looks for collective success, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others.
  • Consistently looks to improve what they do, look for successful tried and tested ways of working, and also seeks out innovation.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. .

Additional information
Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. .

Employer details

Employer name

NHS England
Address

Canary Wharf

London

E14 5EA

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