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Contracts Manager (NHS)

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Contracts Manager (NHS)

Industry SectorHealthcare & Education, Public Sector & Not For Profit
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 February 2019

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Contracts Manager role within public sector healthcare

Day rate up to £360 per day

Your new role

This role is working as part of a dynamic team in delivering an effective service supporting managers for all aspects of contracts and performance and to undertake the supplier management function.

Duties will include:
  • To negotiate and manage contracts for specialised services across providers within the region.
  • To play a lead role in service specific multidisciplinary planning teams
  • To manage Provider portfolio in accordance with the NHS Commissioning Framework for Specialised Services.
  • To produce monthly performance reports including the development and monitoring of trend information and the production of detailed forecasting across the contract portfolio.
  • To ensure that risks within the portfolio are escalated to the appropriate Director.
  • To review in detail monthly performance for each provider within the portfolio and provide appropriate challenge as necessary.
  • . To lead on the annual contract negotiation process with providers within the portfolio.
  • To ensure that contracts are signed off within the contractual timetable. To provide a lead role in the development of activity plans for contracts within the portfolio, ensuring that strategies for specialised services are appropriately reflected.
  • To organise and chair contract and performance review meetings
  • Support procurement of scoping work on health services and resilience and translate outcomes into plans

What you'll need to succeed
  • Experience of working at a senior level in specialist area.
  • Extensive knowledge of specialist areas
  • Understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy
  • Developed communication skills for delivering key messages to a range of stakeholders both internal and external (including outside the NHS) to the organisation, some at very senior level.
  • Good presentational skills for conveying complex concepts.
  • Ability to use informed persuasion to influence others.
  • Ability to identify risks, anticipate issues and create solutions and to resolve problems in relation to project or service delivery.

What you'll get in return

What you need to do now
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