Head of Performance

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    City of London, London

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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    Undisclosed Company

A fantastic opportunity to join a leading Medical Science and Research organisation as Head of Performance to lead the Performance Chapter, a small team that delivers across Transformation, Performance and MI, and Strategic Finance.


  • Leadership of the Performance Chapter, working closely with the Chief Transformation Officer to deliver the Transformation programme.
  • Working with the Transformation Lead, and the Performance and MI lead, to help them to deliver their key accountabilities.
  • As part of the Transformation SLT, helping the Chief Transformation Officer to Lead the Transformation Directorate.
  • Delivery of strategic finance work, in particular:
  • Undertake financial analysis regarding budgeting and forecasting
  • Regular reporting for the business as well as ad-hoc analysis and reporting where required
  • Contribute to strategic decision making through financial analysis, highlighting risks and opportunities
  • Provide accurate cost driver information and risks/opportunities to budget
  • Design and implement process improvements for strategic planning and financial performance reporting and investment appraisals
  • Support board papers and similar documentation to senior internal and external stakeholders through providing relevant, accurate financial information and analysis
  • Promote financial and data analysis as key drivers of strategic business decisions in line with the overall strategy

Essential skills:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Experience in financial planning & analysis leadership function, with experience of performance and project/investment management
  • Experience of commercial analysis and implementation of transformational projects is key
  • Confident taking the lead on processes such as budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning
  • Experience of Government, DHSC and HMTreasury approach to strategic finance

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