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Head of Financial Projects, Income and Contracting

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£65,664 - £75,874
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Nicola Shaw
020 7747 4948

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

Head of Financial Projects, Income and Contracting

About Us

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (RUH) provides acute and specialist care for over half a million people in the local area, plus a broader community regionally and nationally for specialist services. We have a workforce of over 5,000 and a turnover in excess of £320m. Our Trust operates from a main campus; 52-acre site situated 1.5 miles from Bath’s thriving city centre. We are determined to continuously improve the quality of services we provide and to make the most of our fantastic setting.

The RUH is a vibrant organisation with a reputation for delivering high quality services, though increasingly, like most NHS organisations, this is against a backdrop of fundamental challenges facing the sector. The future will be about organisations working together to deliver the best quality experience and outcomes for patients in a sustainable way. We are at the forefront of shaping the landscape of healthcare delivery locally, whilst continuing to lead ground-breaking, nationally recognised services.

Our values are: Everyone Matters, Working Together, and Making a Difference and are at the heart of everything we do.

The role

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced, professional, and highly motivated Head of Financial Projects, Income and Contracting with a depth of leadership experience to ensure that the Trust’s strategy and financial sustainability is delivered.

The Head of Financial Projects, Income and Contracting, is expected to be an expert in these areas and play a very important part in driving and supporting transformational change in the organisation as well as being responsible for ensuring financial sustainability through good value for money and high levels of efficiency.

This is a key role for the Trust, reporting directly to the Deputy Director of Finance and will be an important senior member of the Finance Team. In this role you will also manage the Costing / Service Line Reporting and Income/Contracting functions and be responsible for a small team.

About you

To succeed in this role at the RUH you will:

  • Be a qualified accountant with significant experience working in a medium - large, complex organisation and have prior experience of strategic service planning and redesign and delivery of successful efficiency programme
  • Have experience of leading and working with Finance and Operational teams alike in the development of financial plans that enable the delivery of operational requirements, high quality care and financial sustainability.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrable experience in working with finance and other corporate functions to develop a mature and rounded service
  • Be financially and politically aware, bringing a high level of knowledge on the delivery of transformational changes within the NHS and act as an expert for the Trust on all matters relating to Income and Contracting.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will enjoy a wide variety of benefits including:

  • Band 8C salary package £65,664 - £75,874 dependant on experience
  • At least 27 days holiday each year and a generous NHS pension

For a candidate pack which contains a job description and full details on how to apply, please contact our retained consultant Nicola Shaw at Morgan Law on 07554 443 877 or to apply please send a CV and covering letter to

Closing date: 19th September

Interview date: 1st October