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Interim Head of Operations & Governance

Job Reference: 896-GM2019-18

NHS Manchester CCG
Chief Operating Officer
3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester
£73 936 - £86 687

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning is a single commissioner for health and social care, comprising a partnership between Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group and Manchester City Council.

Manchester currently has 87 GP practices, three major hospitals, a mental health trust, citywide social care services, a range of health improvement services, and many voluntary and community organisations.

The values of Manchester Health and Care Commissioning are Positive, Fair and Collaborative. They guide how we work with our colleagues, our communities and health and social care partners to improve the health of our population.

This is a Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership post, hosted on behalf of the Partnership by NHS Manchester CCG.

Secondment Opportunity – available from mid-September and extending to 31st March 2020

Agenda for Change band 8d £73 936 - £86 687

The Interim Head of Operations & Governance will support the Chief Officer of the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership in ensuring the effective operation of the partnership team during a period of transition as a new permanent senior management structure is put in place.

You will ensure the Partnership governance is appropriately and effectively serviced, including maintaining the forward agenda. Acting as a key point of liaison with other system leaders in GM, you will work with the sectoral representative groups to ensure that the Partnership’s work advances in a timely and appropriate way and will contribute to the assurance of the GM system, in particular by taking on special projects and investigations on behalf of the Chief Officer.

This varied work will often be sensitive in nature and will require significant liaison with senior leaders in health and social care to engage leaders across GM on behalf of the partnership executive team to negotiate challenging issues, build consensus across the wider partnership and drive delivery as may be required.

In this role you will have opportunity to shape emerging priorities and accelerate delivery, plan the work of the Partnership through the governance structure, ensure that the integrity of the governance structure is maintained and working effectively, including ensuring appropriate secretariat arrangements are in place.

To be successful in this role, you will need highly developed relationship skills, a proven ability to negotiate, manage and influence both internally and externally, a strong grasp on IG arrangements and the ability to work with executive leads to ensure that the right policies are in place and being adhered to across the partnership team. You will be expected to work flexibly and support other organisational priorities as necessary which may include contribution to the on-call rota, subject to discussion.

For informal enquiries, please contact Nicky OConnor – Chief Operating Officer via 0113 825 5246

As this opportunity is being offered on a secondment basis, please ensure before submitting your application that you have your current organisation’s support to be released for the duration of this secondment period.

Closing date 23rd August

Selection process expected to take place w/c 2nd September

Manchester Health and Care Partnership is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

In line with the Equality Act 2010, we guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the post. To find out more please ensure you read our additional information section.

Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities.

We offer a range of excellent benefits including a pension scheme, 27 days Annual Leave, access to NHS discounts, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare Vouchers.

New entrants to the NHS will start at the bottom of the pay band.

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