Chief Operating Officer - ICNARC

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Melissa Baxter

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§ London

£ £80-85k

Reference 7772

The organisation

The Organisation

At the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre (ICNARC), we work to ensure the best possible critical care by facilitating improvements in the structure, process, outcomes and experiences - for patients and for those who care for them. 
We achieve this by developing and sharing information about the quality of critical care to those who finance, commission, manage, deliver and experience critical care (both within and outside the NHS) through our national clinical audit and through our national and international research. 

Please visit our website for more information about what we do and our annual report: https://www.icnarc.org/

The Role

The Chief Operating Officer will lead and oversee on all commercial and operational aspects of management for ICNARC in line with the strategic vision and business objectives.  

Principal duties and responsibilities will include:
Leadership and oversight:
o    To support the Director in the development and implementation of ICNARC’s strategic vision and supporting business plans for approval by the Board of Management (Trustees).
o    Work effectively and transparently with Trustees and all other Board of Management Sub-Committees, the Senior Management Team (SMT) and ICNARC staff to promote an inclusive, vibrant and high-performing organisation.
o    Provide leadership and guidance to the Operations team and oversee their support for ICNARC’s audit, research and data services.

Operational management:
o    Maintain strong financial, budgetary and internal controls in reporting on all aspects of ICNARC’s operations.
o    Provide and develop management information which communicates progress against strategic, business and financial plans.
o    Further develop accounting system (QuickBooks) and associated budgeting, reporting and forecasting tools.
o    Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting to SMT, to the Audit & Risk Sub-Committee and to the Board of Management (Trustees).
o    Deliver a finance strategy for ICNARC which supports the overall business plan and enables it to operate successfully and continue to grow, as planned.
o    Ensure that ICNARC is compliant with all legal, regulatory and governance requirements relevant for an organisation registered with the Charity Commission, operating in the fields of national and international healthcare audit and research. This includes working with the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) and the Data Protection Officer (DPO) to establish and monitor Information Governance policies and procedures.
o    Deliver IT processes and controls which enhance all aspects of data security, platform stability and speed while embedding continuous improvement into all aspects of the IT services function.

Person Specification
Essential:
o    Experience in leading and developing corporate support functions within an SME environment with complex revenue recognition and varying income streams.
o    MBA or equivalent e.g. professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc).
o    Strong analytical skills – confident with all aspects of budgeting and financial reporting, finance systems and detailed accounting experience an advantage.

Desirable:
o    Proven track record of working in an organisation that has been through significant change and being part of the team that led that change.
o    Experience of working within the not-for-profit sector.

For a full Role Description and Person Specification, please see the Candidate Information Pack.

How to Apply

To express your interest in the role, please submit the following: 
•    An up-to-date CV with details of two referees. We will not contact them without your permission.
•    A supporting statement that outlines your motivation for applying and addresses the criteria in the Person Specification.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please get in touch with Melissa Baxter on:
melissa.baxter@russam.co.uk / 07789 985229

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th July 2022
Preliminary discussions with Russam: W/c Monday 18th July 2022
Interview with ICNARC: W/c Monday 1st August 2022

We look forward to receiving your application.

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