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Senior Business Manager

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Crawley, United Kingdom £45,753 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_raa2pRHJDL01

Senior Business Manager

Job Reference: 984-SE-1-9841

Employer: Department: KSS - Education Support Location: Crawley Hospital Crawley, Southern House Winchester or Chancellor Court Oxford Salary: £45,753 per annum

Health Education England is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role; through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from discrimination. Health Education England supports the values and pledges of the NHS Constitution.

We are committed to being a diverse and an inclusive employer and will build a culture where all employees are valued, respected and acknowledged. We strive to ensure that no individual receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief, colour, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, transgender status, HIV status, social background, trade union membership or non-membership and is placed at a disadvantage by requirements or conditions that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

HEE have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to showcase our Disability Confident Employer accreditation, being an Inclusive Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, our bronze award from the Defence Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships and Tommy's pregnancy at work scheme.

Band 8a Senior Business Manager (South East)

Health Education England (HEE) oversees the delivery of workforce development and transformation opportunities alongside supporting multi-professional education and training. HEE supports the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by working collaboratively with health and social care stakeholders to ensure the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

A new NHS People Promise, sets out how the NHS will support, develop and empower everyone who works or is learning in the NHS. There is strong collaboration between HEE and NHS England & NHS Improvement, and ICSs/STPs to drive local workforce transformation and improve education and training. This collaboration will be supported by new regional people boards and greater influence for ICSs/STPs over national decisions on education, training and workforce development.

Are you an experienced professional with exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills who is keen to make a difference, promote excellence and drive innovation which will inspire, motivate and influence at all levels? We have an exciting opportunity for you to support the HEE South East Regional Business team, in leading the System facing business and agenda in line with the People Plan and Long term plan.

Successful delivery is dependent on collaborative working so the ability to demonstrate strong communication skills and develop enduring stakeholder relations across the health and care system is essential.

Leading the HEE Business system facing team you will have an opportunity to influence the development of a thriving and evolving team and contribute to new business activities, educational developments, and initiatives in partnership with HEE stakeholders and external partners.

We'll be committed to your training and development from day one. Our learning and development strategy includes all the ways that we can support you to 'shine' and excel in your role and is open to our staff at every level in our organisation.

The post holder must be able to travel to meet the requirements of the role, including limited travel across offices within the south east region footprint.

Applicants will commence at the bottom of Band 8a with a full-time starting salary of £45,753, with a pay step increase after 5 years' service.

These salaries are offered in accordance with NHS Terms and Conditions and the HEE Pay Progression Policy and are subject to annual cost of living review.

If you like what you have read and think you have the skills and experience we need then don't delay, apply today! We get lots of applications for our roles and so we sometimes have to close our posts early. Don't miss out!

For further details please contact:

Jonathan Nodding, Head of Regional Business Management, South East Region


Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Candidates are reminded that, if you are applying on a secondment basis, you must have agreement with your current manager that if successful you will be released for the period of the secondment.

Staff recruited from outside the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

If you are successful at interview, then it is normal practice for our recruitment service to request your references as soon as possible and this may happen prior to you receiving a written offer letter.

All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.


After applying, your application will be imported into our third-party recruitment system, TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Health Education England transferring the information contained in this application to TRAC. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you a query relating to your application process, please contact The Recruitment Team on 0300 3230201.

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