nadra CV July 2015
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Full Name: Nadra Abdi
Date of Birth: 28/02/1977
Marital status: Married
Home telephone: 020 3638 3840
Wok E-mail Address: email@example.com
Personal E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am an adept multi-tasker, who is able to combine the ability to lead and motivate with an
enthusiastic, can-do approach. Comfortable working on large projects or numerous,
smaller size pieces of work, I am able to plan and think on his feet and has vast
experience of working on health care programmes and projects. Well organised and able
to multi-task, I am also passionate desire to excel against demanding customer
expectations, and I am more than willing to take charge of the end-to-end delivery of the
project lifecycle. I am looking to work for a company which promotes recognition and
rewards creativity, hard work & commitment.
Proven record of reliability and responsibility.
Remain calm and professional throughout critical incidents.
Strong analytical skills, capable of assessing conditions and implementing
Resourceful problem solver capable of implementing solutions to complex
Possess special sensitivity to meeting diverse needs in varied situations.
Develop rapport with patients, family, staff and physicians.
Relate well to people from a variety of cultures.
Public Health and Health Promotion Master, Brunel University, first class
BSc (Honours) Nursing Studies, first class, Coventry University 05/09/2007_
Professional Registered: general nurse, part 1 of the Nursing and Midwifery
Council register, NMC Pin No: 10G0508E,Expiry Date: 30/10/2015 (renewed
ILM Level 5 Leadership and Management Accredited from Leeds University
PRINCE2 (R) Foundation and Practitioner 30/03/2013
Excel level 1 and 2 01/02/2012
Lean Six Sigma Training 25/04/2013
Business case writing 01/05/2013
Project and programme leadership and management 22/04/2013
Train the trainer course 20/03/2013
Microsoft Office 01/04/2013
Associate Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Health Care Social Quality and Standards Agency.
Immunisation Commissioning Manager: NHS England (Commissioning Board)
Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT.
March 2013 -till now
As Immunisation Commissioning Manager, I am working as part of a dynamic patch-
based team, supporting the Immunisation Principal, the Immunisation Manager for London
and commissioning nationally defined programmes on behalf of the London Regional
Office of NHSE. I also will work as part of a combined NHSE and Public Health England
team undertaking this function. Work closely with London’s three Commissioning Support
Units and colleagues in Primary Care Commissioning and delivery. Part of my role is to
manage the delivery of best practice, facilitates business in driving transformation as well
as value for money in planning, commissioning and service delivery. This designed to
build a combination of subject matter expertise (clinical, data and public health) and
technical skills (contractual) and to develop an informed, responsive commissioning
service delivery. I also will also help introduce new programmes or extensions to existing
ones in London in line with national immunisation requirements.
In my role I have also got the project management responsibilities which involve the
Lead the team in the delivery of project plans, allocating tasks as appropriate,
identifying risks, issues and dependencies, considering best practice and current options
and ultimately making decisions in the best interest of the project.
Developed a comprehensive and cohesive plan for the transition period which is
consistent with the overall project timetable, meets the strategic direction of the team and
minimises unnecessary disruption to stakeholders involved in the process and is
Pro-actively managed stakeholders, respond to and resolve conflict between
different stakeholders when this arises through facilitation or other appropriate
Responsible for a high standard of work supporting the delivery of projects on time,
to quality standards and in a cost effective manner. Maintain the project initiation
document and associated plans with regular team meetings to monitor progress and
Ensured the flexibility of the project if required to meet conflicting/changing
Responsible for the planning and organisation of numerous events/meetings.
Ensuring communication tools are used to their maximum value for circulating the
minutes, agenda and presentations in a timely manner.
Demonstrate effective stakeholder management across different departments and
at all levels.
Continue to support other project managers as and when required.
Taken into account the impact of any change the projects will have on the business
and oversee handover of any products to ensure full ownership and buy-in within the
business Advocate the projects at senior and executive levels and ensure active
engagement and sponsorship within NHS as a whole.
As budget holder I am assigned to functions related to the budget setting with the
Head of Department. Such as :
o Responsible for ensuring adherence to the budget, ongoing monitoring of
expenditure against budget and ensuring the appropriate documentation is available for
o Identify products, equipment, services and facilities for assigned activities,
achieving stakeholder buy-in as required. Placing orders and signing invoices, keeping
mindful of budget limitations.
o Responsible for making recommendations, providing advice and able to prepare
strategic reports/briefings for the Head of Department, Steering/Reference Groups and
others as required.
General Manager: Cancer Performance
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
01st April 2011- 31st March 2013
Lead work streams that relate to strategic and operational improvement of Cancer
Performance with a focus on achieving all National Cancer Waiting Time Targets.
Responsible for the Trust’s external reporting of Cancer Waiting Times.
Working with Clinical Director for Cancer Improvement to review activity and
identify areas for improvement and develop action plans to address these.
Provide clear leadership, ensuring that all staff are appropriately managed and
developed and that they are efficient, effective, engaged and motivated.
Manage direct reports, and provide overall support to teams. Provide detailed
analysis of cancer performance at all levels
Ensure implementation of systems, policies and procedures at local level to fulfil
the requirements of the Trust’s Risk Management, Quality and Governance and
safety strategies. These systems, policies and procedures will also support
improvements in cancer performance.
Support the tracking and management processes of patients on cancer pathways,
whilst identifying and addressing administrative issues that impact negatively on
Work with informatics colleagues to improve the information that is available to
General Managers, Service Managers and MDT Coordinators to manage patients
that are on a cancer pathway
Contribute to the Surgery & Cancer CAG strategy for improving cancer
Proactively manage identify and manage local issues that may affect cancer
Ensure that there is effective staff communication and involvement within area of
responsibility, and that staff have the opportunity to be involved in and influence the
planning and development of services
Implement efficient and effective monthly Service Review/Business Planning
meetings with multidisciplinary attendance as a forum for delivering against
operational performance and financial targets, including Cost Improvement
Manage the service line to the highest standards, ensuring that patients, carers and
families are treated with dignity and respect.
Participate in the Trust senior manager on-call rota.
Ensure the implementation of agreed targets/objectives in order to deliver the Trust
Ensure the specialty teams are able to meet all national and local performance
standards through the establishment of speciality performance objectives and
securing the infrastructure to support the levels of performance required.
Ensure the service line team utilises available performance information to facilitate
the monitoring of performance and identifying the opportunities for improvements,
agreeing plans to improve service efficiency and quality.
Ensure data relating to activity is accurate, complete and informs service line
Ensure that the Equality & Diversity action plan is implemented within the service
Identify the need for and lead the development of IT projects within the service line.
Responsible for pay and non-pay budgets, supporting the Clinical director who has
overall budgetary accountability ensuring that the service line meets its financial
targets, enabling the Trust to meet its own corporate financial obligations
Work with the Finance Manager to develop and sustain a culture that devolves
operational budgetary responsibility within the service line.
Support processes aimed at improving financial information and budgetary control
and to ensure that all assets operated by the service line are utilised effectively.
Agree activity levels and performance measures with the Clinical Director and
others and manage them to achieve targets.
Ensure that the service line meets its patient access targets.
Project Manager – Northwick Park Hospital
15th October 2007- 31st March 2011
Being responsible for planned care commissioning portfolios including oversight of
service specifications, KPIs and information Requirements.
Leading on the commissioning, monitoring and review of intermediate service
Create SOWs, project plans and analyse project scope
Identify and manage change in project scope
Work effectively with team members to develop solutions
Perform quality assurance activities on project deliverables
Take ownership of Agency process and oversee the smooth management of that
process to expedite the flow of work through the agency on-time and on-budget
Create and manage timelines, weekly status reports, daily hot sheets, monthly
Manage the project plans, financials, timelines and resource allocations
Work with client personnel to identify and refine required changes and
communicates needed changes to development team.
Understand how to communicate difficult and sensitive information tactfully.
Developed Client Training Agendas with audience focus attention and reated a
Client Training Manual that allows self-taught tutorials.
Provide team leadership, coaching and mentoring of implementation specialists.
Presenter at user group conference
Deputy General Manager Children’s Health Services
NHS Brent 116 Chaplin Road, Wembley HA0 4UZ
15th October 2003- 15th October 2007
Lead on integration between; Community and Acute Children’s services, both in
health and with colleagues in social care, local authorities and education Children’s
and Adult’s services in the form of transition from one to the other.
Support clinical teams in seeking out opportunities for service improvement and
provide advice, direction and facilitation in undertaking that work.
Actively seek out best practice in all aspects of Children’s healthcare and ensure
that the relevant clinicians and managers are aware of it and how it could be
applied to their services.
Provide leadership to colleagues across Children’s services through role modelling
a commitment to continuous improvement and services focussed on children and
Undertake specific projects such as the development or implementation of business
cases or service reviews at the direction of the general manager
Work alongside general manager and heads of services in children’s Health
regarding the commissioning of their services and to lead, in conjunction with
Contracting, on any bids for the retention of current services or acquisition of new
Deputise for the as requested general manager and heads of services in children’s
Support the general manager heads of Services in Children’s Health and Clinical
Directors in the development of strategic and service plans for their services to
meet service needs and contribute to the annual planning process of the Trust in
line with agreed corporate objectives and priorities.
Maintain a rolling action plan of areas for service integration (including transition to
adult care) and improvement for presentation at the Paediatric Board monthly and
at the CAG Board quarterly.
Undertake discrete project work at the direction of the Heads of Services in
Working with colleagues from Information, Finance, HR etc. as relevant to produce
documents suitable for consideration at the Paediatric or CAG Boards.
Work with colleagues in contracting to support the Heads of Services in Children’s
Health to be fully aware of income flows for their services including:
o Market share
o Commissioning changes
o Tenders for new and existing services
o Private patients
Skills & Personal Strength
Languages including fluent English, Arabic.
Successfully undertook various teamwork projects.
Oral communication skills in presentation and in addressing public audience.
Written and verbal communication skills due to the many presentations,
assignments, posters, essays and projects required.
Willingness to Learn and develop my understanding and acquire new skills
The ability to problem solve, tested with continuous problem solving
exercises given as assessments, which may require mathematical analysis and
Computer Skills including Online Research, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-
Hardworking, reliable, calm under pressure.
Easy to get on with, a team player, creative.
Enthusiastic, happy to take on new roles.
Ambitious, keen to develop new skills/knowledge, flexible.
Interests and Hobbies
My hobbies and interests include volunteering to help various Somali community
organisations across the country to organise events. This is in order to improve the lives of
the community members in that area or even on a larger scale. This is an interest as well
as hobby of mine as the interest of my community has always been a huge football fan
and find that I thoroughly enjoy both watching it.
References Available Upon Request