Support Contract Manager

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

An opportunity has arisen within the Direct Commissioning Team (Midlands Region) to cover the role of Primary Care Contract Manager– East Midlands.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic individual, with relevant experience, that is seeking to develop into a more senior role within primary care, specialising in the management of primary dental care contracting and commissioning.

Operating within the wider East Midlands Pharmacy, Optometry and Dental (PODs) team, previous knowledge of primary care, particularly primary care dental, contracting and commissioning will be advantageous. The ideal candidate will need to embrace change, be flexible in approach and have a passion for innovation as we move forward with implementing the priorities outlined in the Long-Term Plan.

The successful applicant will be managing the team’s business support function, including the development and management of the team’s business plan, progress and reporting risk and issue management. In particular; negotiating, monitoring and reviewing a portfolio of circa 600 dental contracts.

The role is responsible for the management and commissioning of primary care dental contracts across the four bases in the East Midlands and working with contractors across the 5 STP/ICS areas of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The successful candidate will have line management responsibilities and will help to shape the commissioning and management of primary care dental contracts across the East Midlands area.

Please find attached the job description and person specification for this position.

Please note that due to the current COVID-19 restrictions and to support the Public Health messaging the interview will take place virtually via MS Teams.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name - Rose Lynch

Job title - Commissioning Manager

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This post will cover the East Midlands area so there will be flexibility on the base of this post.

Reference: 40885386

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