HQIP Chief Executive Officer

Published: 23 Feb 2023

Closing date for applications: 20 Mar 2023 09:00

Location: Remote working

Salary: Circa £120,000

Details: Permanent; full time 37.5 hours per week position

Are you an outstanding, progressive and values-based leader seeking a new challenge? Do you have extensive knowledge and experience of healthcare quality improvement to become the next CEO of a charity focused on improving patient care?

The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) is an independent organisation established to promote quality in healthcare and in particular to increase the impact that clinical audit has on health care improvement. We manage NHS clinical work programmes on behalf of NHS England and other devolved nations. This includes the National Clinical Audit & Patient Outcome Programme (NCAPOP) which consists of over forty national clinical audits and clinical outcome review programmes. We are supported by three parent organisations: the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, The Royal College of Nursing and National Voices. After a very successful 10 years, the current CEO is retiring and so this is an exciting time to join the organisation and grow it to the next level through business development, supporting existing programmes and building partnerships.

Reporting to the Board of Trustees, you will be responsible for all strategic management and administration of HQIP. You will provide strong leadership for the Executive team, be effective in developing and managing the charity to deliver its objectives.

With a collaborative management style, you will be experienced in managing complex stakeholder relationships across internal and external networks, you will be a great networker and be able to build partnerships across organisations promoting professionally led quality improvement.

Focused on achieving results, you will ensure all activities are aligned with strategic aims and that the charity achieves its targets set out in its operational plan. You will have strong skills and experience in charity governance and ensure patients remain at the heart of HQIP’s work.

A proven track record in healthcare improvement including audit is essential; you will also have proven ability to work on a national stage, have experience reporting to a Board and have the skills to have persuasive influence over others to build strong partnerships at senior levels. You will be enthusiastic and creative, be full of personal drive and strong self-management. Excellent communication skills are a given.

HQIP is a fully remote organisation and this role is offered on a full-time, permanent basis.
Salary: c£120,000 per annum plus benefits
Ideally you will be able to start May 2023 to allow handover with the retiring CEO.

How to apply                                            

For a full job description and further details on the role please see the briefing pack below.

Applications should be submitted online to our HR partner, Ditton HR, by the closing date of 9am on 20th March 2023.

In order to apply please submit a comprehensive CV along with a covering letter (maximum 2 pages) which sets out your interest in the role and encapsulates the aspects of your experience relevant to the required criteria. Your cover letter should also include your availability to start in the role, your salary expectations, contact details and where you heard about the role.

You will be asked to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK at application and throughout the duration of your employment.

Please note that HQIP is unable to sponsor candidates at any stage of the application process or during employment with HQIP.

Closing date: 9am on 20th March 2023
Preliminary interviews: w/c 27th March 2023
Final assessment and interviews: afternoon of 17th April 2023
Due to the high volume of applications, feedback is only given to shortlisted applicants.

Contact details
If you have any questions about this process, or if you would like an informal chat about the role with the current CEO, please contact [email protected].