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Business Manager | Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 11 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £43,742 - £50,056 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 11 July 2024
Location: Manchester, M13 9NQ
Company: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6344026/349-HIM-V6344026


We are delighted to be recruiting Business Managers to join Health Innovation Manchester (HInM). If you are a highly proactive and organised individual who enjoys problem solving on several different things at once and has experience of writing presentations and papers on complex issues, managing senior stakeholders, managing effective governance and designing business processes – we’d love to hear from you!

Working as part of the HInM Corporate Office, the successful candidate will be driving forward our organisational priorities outlined in our 2024 – 2027 Strategy. There has never been a more exciting time to join our team and the post offers fantastic opportunities to build your experience in governance, innovation delivery, across health & care, digital transformation and commercial sectors, with exposure to senior leaders internally and across the system.

TheBusinessManagerhasapivotalrole in working with Executive Directorsto deliver on strategic business priorities on behalf of Health Innovation Manchester.

The postholder will provide specialist knowledge and expertise in system engagement, strategy development, business planningand governance, withadeepunderstandingof theinnovation landscapeacross GM and nationally.

They will oversee the effective management and planning of a range of strategic projects, whilst ensuringactivitiesand servicesareplannedandmanagedeffectively toensure successfuldelivery. They will also design and implement appropriate systems and processes to capture and report on performance data and assurance.

The Business Manager will be politically astute, a problem solver, with effective communication and influencing skills,andhastheabilitytotranslate conceptualorcomplexinformation intoasimpleand understandable design or narrative that can be understood by a broad range of stakeholders.

With the ability to work independently and collaboratively at all levels, they will be able to work quicklyin responsetochanging demandsandmultiplepriorities,andoperate in anagilemanner.

Health Innovation Manchester works at the forefront of healthcare innovation to discover, develop and deploy new healthcare solutions across Greater Manchester.

We harness the power of the NHS, wider health and care systems, industry and academia within our region to address major challenges and tackle inequalities.

We are fast becoming world leading in improving the lives of local people, transforming care and boosting the economy through innovation.Here at HInM we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better patient outcomes.

We are positively challenging traditional organisational barriers which get in the way of care delivery and are continuously working to improve our collective offer to staff in areas including health & wellbeing, benefits, including training and development along with flexible working.

Working in a hybrid model, our offices in Citylabs Manchester provide a great collaborative and creative working space.

If you want to experience working for an organisation that is empowering teams to create a positive working culture in a supportive and safe environment, making their staff feel valued and motivated then apply now.

We may close the vacancy as soon as sufficient applications have been received.

Please refer to the attached documents for the full Job Description and Person Specification. The information below is only a brief summary.

Businessplanning development:

Provide strategicand insightfulbusinessmanagementapproaches,supportingorganisationaland system-wide strategies and delivery against corporate objectives.

Ensuredeliveryofprioritiessetout in the HInMStrategy andBusinessPlans by providing coordination across HInM’s functions to achieve shared objectives, developing joint solutions andworkplans.


Manageand co-ordinatea fullrange of stakeholdermeetingsandeventsasrequired,including managing governance on behalf of the GM ICS and with HInM’s industry partners.

Provide and receive highly sensitive, or contentious information and deliver such communications to a wide range of audiences using tact and diplomacy in management of this informationinordertoovercomeresistanceand achieve co-operationandagreementorprovide reassurance. This includes information for presentation to Board Committees, understanding decisions taken and providing feedback.


Work closely with HInM integrated functions,including runningteammeetings,compiling,and trackingprogressagainstjointworkplans and addressing issues that arise.

Providetimelyandaccuratewritten reporting,with informationpresented ina suitableformat for the relevant audience. To contribute to detailed reports offering specialist advice.


Reviewandmonitortheoperationalbudgets in termsofexpenditureanddevelop financial projections, reporting to the Head of Business Planning.

Use financialsystemstomanage invoices,purchase ordersandpaymentsandkeepeffective financial records and ensure that these are fully understood across teams with accurate input received on forecasts.

This advert closes on Tuesday 25 Jun 2024

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