The senior management team consists of the highest level of appointed staff within the organisation, for example Head of Service, Director of Service and Regional Manager. They are responsible for the overall operational management of the organisation including the growth of its services, finance and ensuring the organisation is meeting the compliance criteria for sector specific standards and boards.
Responsibilities & duties for a senior management level professional
- Providing operational or strategic leadership for the delivery of high quality services across the not for profit or social care sector.
- A proven ability to drive performance improvement, whilst delivering growth.
- Ability to make strong financial intellectual decisions and has experience of exercising effective control over budgets, quality and performance in the services; whilst identifying, developing and implementing new business opportunities across the services and organisation.
- Relationship management: ability to work strategically with local authorities, commissioners, GPs, external agencies and stakeholders, and other relevant social care professionals.
Skills required for a senior management level professional
Ideally a senior management level professional should have or at least be aiming for a Diploma Level 5 or above in a health or social care or Leadership and Management related subject. Working experience of delivering and managing high quality services across diverse client groups in the care and support, housing and drugs & alcohol, and children families sectors.