This job has expired

Contract Manager

The Finegreen Group
East Midlands
Band 7
Closing date
1 Dec 2021
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details


An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Contract Manager.

The post will be fully home based, for an organisation in the East Midlands on an interim basis for 5 months, at a Band 7.

The post holder will support the Head of Ambulance Commissioning and the Head of 111 Commissioning and be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of commissioning and contract management are applied consistently to both regional contracts.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with other organisations, the providers, regulators, and other stakeholders;
  • Build effective working relationships and networks with other organisations and provider organisations to support contract negotiations and contract deliver as required;
  • Lead on the development of planning activity and expenditure for the year ahead, considering issues including capacity required, funding available, commissioning priorities and risks for both contracts;
  • Link with internal and external parties to address any service issues with providers;
  • Develop and lead on specific elements of strategy, business, and development plans;
  • Responsible for implementing and contributing to the development of policies, procedures and processes for contract development, contract variations, contract monitoring and performance management, and management of reporting requirements and all associated contract documentation;
  • Support multi-disciplinary involvement in developing, agreeing, and monitoring contracts;
  • Work closely in supporting organisations across the relevant area, and take a key role on specific projects, system redesign, on behalf of the organisation and wider local community as required;
  • Lead reviews of the capacity, suitability, and cost effectiveness of the two regional services commissioned by the organisations, and provide advice regarding the contracting of specific services to achieve appropriate care and performance targets;
  • Ensure fit with and influence of local system, and regional/national programmes;
  • Responsible for providing contracting advice and guidance, and providing accurate, timely and detailed information and analysis to colleagues, Senior Management Team and Governing Bodies to support commissioning decisions regarding regional services;
  • Actively seek out opportunities and new ways of commissioning and working which further the organisation’s aims and objectives, and provide assurance to the Senior Management Team and Governing Bodies in relation to the performance of specified contracts;
  • Plan and organise own work schedule and collaborate with coordinating commissioning team members to ensure that tasks are completed within agreed timescale to deliver an effective and efficient service.
A successful candidate will have:
  • A degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent level qualification or significant experience of working at a similar level in specialist area;
  • Post-graduate degree in Management Studies or equivalent;
  • Experience of commissioning healthcare services, and contract management;
  • Significant experience of successfully operating in a politically sensitive environment;
  • Demonstrated experience of co-ordinating projects in complex and challenging environments;
  • Experience of managing risks and reporting;
  • Proven experience of drafting briefing papers and correspondence at SMT level;
  • Knowledge of project principles, techniques, and tools e.g., Prince 2 Foundation and Microsoft Project;
  • Experience of creating & giving presentations to a varied group of internal and external stakeholders.

For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


The Finegreen Group are a leading independent recruitment consultancy for both Interim and Permanent appointments in various disciplines and market sectors throughout the UK & overseas, with specific strength within the Healthcare and Education sectors.

Our Estates & Facilities division manages a database of immediately available, cost effective, fully referenced candidates with significant experience of the following ;

  • Executive & Director level
  • Soft Facilities Management
  • Hard Facilities Management
  • Surveying and Property Management
  • Engineering (including Building Services and Maintenance)
  • Health and Safety / CDM
  • Project Management
  • Energy & Environmental Management
  • Fleet & Logistics
  • Procurement
  • Bid & Contract Management
  • Compliance
  • Change Management
  • Consultancy
  • Business Development

Please visit our web-site to view brief candidate profiles or to view our latest vacancies.

Find Us
0345 130 4006
Universal Square
Devonshire Street North
Greater Manchester
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert