Service Care Solutions Ltd

Contract Manager - NHS DDCCG

Hi all, I'm currently recruiting for a contracts manager in the NHS in the chesterfield area.

This contract will be for a minimum 6 months, and will be remote working.

However, there may be the occasional travelling to a CCG site.


Location: Chesterfield/Derby
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week
Pay: £20.54 - 23.51 (Dependant on expereince)


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.

This will involve working collaboratively with other CCG's, the Providers, Regulators and other stakeholders where appropriate.

In summary the post holders' role will be to:


Build effective working relationships and networks with other CCGs 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 regional 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; Management of reporting requirements and all associated contract documentation;


Responsible for supporting multi-disciplinary involvement in developing, agreeing and monitoring contracts;


Work closely in supporting CCGs across the East Midlands and take a key role on specific projects, system redesign, on behalf of the CCGs and wider local community as required;


Lead reviews of the capacity, suitability and cost effectiveness of the two regional services commissioned by the CCGs, 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 CCG colleagues, Senior Management Team and Governing Bodies to support CCG commissioning decisions regarding regional services.


Actively seek out opportunities and new ways of commissioning and working which further the organisation's aims and objectives;


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;


The above is only an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role.

The job holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager;


The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs of the Commissioning Team and the wider Organisation.


Applicants should be confident in their own abilities and keen learners in order to fulfil the role to the best of your ability.

If this sounds like you, and if you want to discuss the role further then please contact Matt at service care solutions on 01772 208 953.

Alternatively, please email.

Matt.clarke@servicecare.org.uk.





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