NHS DIGITAL

NHS DIGITAL City of Leeds, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Full time
About the opportunity As the Chief Commercial Officer you will deliver value for money for the taxpayer, through the robust management of commercial and procurement activity within NHS Digital and with other partners in the Health and Care system. You will be accountable for the development and implementation of a new commercial and procurement strategy, driving the development of innovative commercial solutions in the digital space using new concepts and technologies. This role can be based in either Leeds or London. About you We want to make sure that you are set for success, these are the key skills and experiences that you will have: Significant subject matter expertise and experience in managing commercial, procurement, and contractual activity (including Joint Ventures and IPR). Proven ability to successfully develop, implement and manage commercial and procurement solutions in a high value and complex technology environment. Detailed knowledge and experience of the legal frameworks for commercial and procurement activity. Next steps For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please contact Dan Naylor . The deadline for applying for this post is 15 February 2019 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held during March in either London or Leeds. About us We are the national information and technology partner to the health and care system. Our task is to build and run excellent digital products and services that NHS and care staff across the country can rely on every day. We have proven expertise in delivering large scale technology infrastructure and work with our NHS partners to ensure the technology we build is adopted quickly, safely and effectively, bringing about maximum benefits for patients. We power the research that is developing new ways of tackling disease and fully support the role the Government wants the NHS to play in keeping the UK at the forefront of life sciences research. We are proud of what we have achieved and our amazing people, many of whom have deservedly received public recognition in forums ranging from Women in IT awards to our own Queen's Honours List. This is a chance to be part of an organisation that makes a real difference on a national scale. What we offer In addition to a competitive salary with planned, transparent progression you can look forward to the following benefits: 27 days annual leave entitlement increasing with service Buy and sell annual leave scheme 14% contribution to your NHS pension Flexible working opportunities A range of NHS Discounts covering, for example, shops, restaurants, gym, mobile phones, and insurance Season ticket loan Car Lease scheme NHS Digital values and respects the diversity of its employees and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. Roles at NHS Digital are subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service following an acceptance of an offer of employment. Basic checks provide details of convictions and conditional cautions that are considered to be unspent under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.