Finegreen are supporting with an NHS organisation in the South East of the UK who are looking to appoint a Contracts Manager. This role will be fixed for 6 months with an hourly rate of £29.53 per hour Inside IR35 (Through an Umbrella Solution).
The post holder will support the Head of function/directorate and their team to ensure that their workstream/ contract portfolio are planned and managed effectively and take the lead in assisting in their successful delivery.
Key responsibilities will include:
Support the delivery of day to day contract management;
Draft contracts, variations; ensuring contract documentation is complaint with the NHS Standard contract requirements;
Actively participate in building relationships in a matrix environment and providing expertise in discussions with Commissioners, Providers, Local Council and Key Stakeholders;
Continue to identify value through analysis and anticipation of their individual needs and providing optimal solutions;
Support in ensuring that all key work programmes are actively performance managed;
Evaluate current contract performance to identify potential remediation opportunities and/or cost savings;
Contribute to performance improvement, taking a lead for identified areas where agreed;
Provide coordination of and participate in relevant internal and external working groups and provide project advice, expertise and support where requested;
Provide relevant and timely specialist advice and guidance on own portfolio of projects/function;
Provide regular reporting on the targeting of resources and monitoring their implementation from a value for money perspective;
Provide oversight and monitoring of all aspects of team/function/directorate budgets;
Manage staff, undertaking appraisals, recruitment including progressing any disciplinary or capability issues, as necessary.
Ensure timely and accurate information analysis and reporting to management on agreed areas of work;
Delegate aspects of Research and Development activities, collating information, analysing and reporting findings.
The ideal candidate will have:
Significant experience of successfully operating in a politically sensitive environment;
Experience of contract management in healthcare services;
Evidence of continued professional development;
Ability to prepare and produce concise yet insightful communications for dissemination to senior stakeholders and a broad range of stakeholders as required;
Numerate and able to understand complex financial issues combined with deep analytical skills.
If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your updated CV to email@example.com along with your availability and rate.