Head of Continuous Improvement

Job Reference: WM – 2009

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £120,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Head of Continuous Improvement


  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement which will enable all teams at to deliver the mission of bringing minimal access surgery to everyone who needs it.
  • Setting the strategy for business improvements that support ability to scale efficiently and deliver ambitious business goals.
  • Managing a central team of business analysts to deliver company-wide change initiatives.
  • Develop organisational process improvement capabilities, both in the central BA team and up-skilling teams in other functions around the business.
  • Working with the Leadership Team and heads of department to identify and define opportunities for process improvement initiatives.
  • Anticipating the business impact of changes and working with relevant stakeholders to manage the change.

About You:

  • The ability to see the bigger picture, and to grow a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrable experience of successful process improvement and drive to design efficient and value-added processes.
  • A proven track record of leading by example, being able to both set high level strategy and “get your hands dirty” supporting the business analysis work.
  • Excellent stakeholder management with the ability to influence and clearly communicate com-plex technical and business problems.
  • Knowledge and experience of mapping complex business processes and running business-wide programmes.
  • Experience and relevant qualifications in change initiatives and different business change methodologies.
  • Wide experience of different industries, including large multi-national companies and ideally manufacturing organisations.

Job Application:

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