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Senior Contracts Manager

Posted: 1 Oct 2020 Closes: 31 Oct 2020
Finance Income & Contracts C26094, Warwick, United Kingdom £53,168 - £62,001
Permanent & Full-time NHS_WloMnMGw9VAG

Senior Contracts Manager

Job Reference: 203-C5133-A

Employer: Department: Finance Location: Finance Income & Contracts C26094, Warwick Salary: £53,168 - £62,001

Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further.

We are one of the best perfoming NHS Trusts nationally and our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4800 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don't need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are 'Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care'. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn't matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and George Eliot NHS Trust has a vacancy for the role of Senior Contracts Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a team working across the two NHS organisations.

As an essential member of the Income & Contracting team you will support the Associate Director of Finance to ensure the provision of a robust, timely and accurate contract management service, including on going management and monitoring of all contracts to ensure compliance. You will lead on providing support to the Associate Director of Finance in the negotiation and management of the contracts, development of service specifications and coordination of key information to support contract performance.

Expert knowledge of current NHS policy and the contracting and commissioning agenda, including experience of applying contract mechanisms to support service redesign will be essential. Technically strong, you will ideally offer recent and in-depth contracting and financial management experience and have an appreciation of the current NHS regimes. Due to the complexities of the information that you will be dealing with, it is essential you have the capabilities to understand, interpret and convey financial concepts clearly and persuasively to finance and non finance colleagues. Strong Communication skills, both verbal and written will be essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRavi BasiJob title Associate Director of Finance Email addressRavi.Basi@swft.nhs.ukTelephone number01926 495321 ext 4912

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer who is commited to Equality and Diversity and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the grounds of any protected characteristic as defined by the Equality Act 2010.

All South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust sites are smoke free. We feel it's a great way to help our patients, visitors and staff stay healthy.

The Trust is part of a 'Foundation Group' through a strategic alliance with Wye Valley NHS Trust and George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust. This partnership is great for the sustainability of all three organisations and allows us to share learning and maximise opportunities to ensure the delivery of high quality health and care services for our local populations.

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