Full-Time NHS Contract Manager – Lincolnshire
The Role of Contracts Manager exists to provide provider relationship management support and specialist contract advice and management for a portfolio of acute and community contracts throughout the contracting cycle. The role will require the post holder to lead on a portfolio of contracts, provide support to others and work within a team of 5. The role involves close working with South West Lincolnshire CCG and the maintenance of excellent customer relationships. The key working relationships for the post holder will be:- Head of Commissioning and Contracting at South West Lincolnshire CCG and other CCG commissioning staff including the Mental Health team Colleagues in the CSS Contracting team Liaison with the CSS Business Intelligence team on planning and analysis Lead mental health contract providers, community providers and acute providers Lead commissioners in other CCGs for associate contracts CSU Contracting team Key Role and Responsibilities KEY RESULT AREAS To develop and maintain constructive working relationships with the CCG founded on provision of robust provider performance and contracting support. To effectively manage a portfolio of contracts including acute and community contracts in both lead and associate commissioner capacity. To produce and provide monthly provider performance reports to the CCG To provide support to the Commissioning Lead in the management of community contracts and to the Associate Director of Commissioning, Contracting and Procurement in the management of acute contracts. MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Planning Contract Management Contract negotiation Provider relationship management Communication Minimum requirements: At least 2 years’ experience and knowledge of NHS provider contract management and a strong understanding of the NHS standard contract and associated processes Ideally, the postholder will have experience of both acute and community contracts Experience and understanding of evaluating and measuring the performance of health services Knowledge of the NHS tariff, data dictionary, coding and provider finances A good understanding of the health and social care environment and roles and responsibilities within it This is a 10 month maternity contract and based in or around Lincolnshire. You should live within a 50 mile radius. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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