Specialist & Technical
Specialist and technical roles are often functions which are confined - yet crucial - to a single sector.
Whether it be Adults and Children's Services in Local Government, Public Services Ombudsman in Central Government, Theatre Management in Healthcare, Category Management in Retail or both Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Actuarial in Financial Services, it's without doubt that each sector could not function without them.
As a niche operator itself at the executive end of both interim management and executive search, Green Park truly understands the expertise required by a resourcing partner to comprehend a client's requirement successfully and identify the stongest long and shortlist candidates.
With a policy of only employing those consultants who have a long-standing passion for their sector and function, customers rely on Green Park time and again to help them find that elusive individual - whether it be a project manager, programme director or head of service.
You can see a selection of our track record below, whilst unique vacancies we have repeatedly helped clients to solve include:
- Capital Modelling
- Public Services Ombudsman
- 18 Weeks Project Management
- 4 Hour Project Management
- Category Management
- Quality Governance
- Fashion Merchandising
- Independent Chair
- Bid Management
- Policy & Research
We are working with Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group to recruit a new Director of Planning and Commissioning.
This role will play a key role in developing all areas of the contracting function and lead on the delivery of large scale innovative contracts. It will play a pivotal role in driving performance improvements, value for money and the delivery of patient focused services, ensuring quality of care and safety is embedded in the contracts portfolio.
An exciting opportunity to join Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s Planning Service, one of the highest performing service areas within the Council.
Reporting into the Head of Planning and Transportation, the successful candidate will lead on an interesting range of major planning applications and development schemes.
Possessing a strong understanding of the planning process and current working knowledge of planning legislation and development, the postholder will be a resilient and independent leader, able to inspire and motivate a team of 19 staff and further drive performance improvement and efficiency.
Our client, a leading NHS Acute Trust, are looking to appoint an Interim Senior Clinical Governance Manager for a short term contract.
This role will be charged with reviewing ward to Board to ward processes for the full range of clinical governance activities and lead a review of the clinical governance structure. They will also be tasked with leading the improvements coming from the Quality Governance Framework self-assessment, the development of a Quality Strategy and the improvements needed following the external Complaints Review. They will also be tasked with setting up and embedding CQC assurance processes as set out in the Board’s recent Quality Committee paper.
Applicants will have demonstrable experience in clinical governance within an NHS arena with a strong preference being given to Acute/ Foundation Trust experience.
At Central Bedfordshire Council, everything we do is about improving the lives and wellbeing of our residents. That’s why we are investing in our asset development programme, creating an estimated gross development value of £120m over the next seven years and, as our Head of Programmes in Asset Development, you’ll make sure we make the right investment decisions.
Put simply, you’ll ensure that our programmes and projects are fit for purpose, that they clearly reflect our strategic objectives and key priorities, and that they’re delivered in line with key milestones.
Educated to degree level and with a vocational qualification in either housing development or regeneration, you’ll have a proven track record of managing project resources and complex initiatives within a regeneration, housing or commercial development environment. A strong background in developing and leading successful and innovative corporate planning strategies is important, as is senior management experience. Most importantly, you’ll be skilled in delivering effective, high quality projects that meet organisational and customer needs alike. We’ll also expect to see excellent negotiation and influencing skills as well as the ability to drive positive change.
Our client, a leading NHS Acute Trust is looking to appoint an Interim Deputy Director of surgery to their operations division for a period of 3 months.
Reporting to the Clinical Business Unit Director for Emergency Surgery and Elective Care, this division totals roughly £60 million and the role will play a key role alongside the Matron and clinical director in managing successful operational effectiveness. It appears attention will be particularly needed to develop orthopaedics as well as tighten up the management of general surgery. Applicants will also be tasked with stabilising high risk surgery and trauma, completing job planning and developing the team.
Applicants will have 3-5 years of senior operational experience, preferable in the surgery division and will have tackled budget ownership and pathway change. An open attitude, ability to delegate and a nurturing attitude will be vital for success.
Our client, a leading housing association are potentially entering into a merger with a likeminded organisation and require some part time HR advice around some specialist areas attached to the merger.
The Interim Management Assignment
The required change manager will more than likely be needed for 2-3 days a week for a period of 3-6 months but this is open to discussion. The organisation is in the middle of the stakeholder consultation with a shadow board yet to be appointed and is in the process of taking legal advice in preparation for submission to the Homes and Community Agency.
The required change manager will be expected to provide HR advice around integration, policy, protocols, cultural integration and most importantly dealing with terms of severance.
There is currently a difference between both organisations and the interim will be required to analyse and bring together both approaches to create a fair and transparent process. One of the key deliverables will be to positively affect morale through the period of uncertainty with the aim to keep a high level of staff retention. Additionally the successful applicant will be required to advise and translate the legal advice given into practical steps for the organisation.
The Interim Manager
As well as being able to demonstrate the above range of HR skills, applicants must have a strong grounding in the Social Housing Sector and will have worked on a merger in the recent past. A background and knowledge of Housing TUPE law will also prove beneficial but not essential
Our client a leading group of care homes are looking to bring in a clinically qualified senior operational manager to provide support across multiple homes.
The Interim Management Assignment
The interim Care Services Manager will be required to test the organisations current proposition and clinical quality and work to steer a number of the homes through CQC and CCG compliance inspections. The interim will also be expected to support the Trusts managers in meeting their objectives, perform within budget while fostering a culture of continuous quality improvement and delivery of the very best care. One of the care homes needs to increase its current patient number and so part of the role will be business development focussed. Work also needs to be done improving relations with the relevant NHS commissioners.
The Interim Manager
A demonstrable experience of negotiating with commissioner and an understanding of the NHS commissioning landscape will be vital to achieving success as will the ability to cast a fresh eye on the homes current practices. Applicants must be hold a current clinical registration with the NMC (or a similar organisation), have over 10 years experience of working in health care and will ideally have managed a care home previously. The successful candidate will ideally understand the CQC policies and procedures while preference will be given to candidates that will consider a long term/ potential permanent contract with the organisation.
Central Bedfordshire has one of the fastest growing populations in the UK, and we are committed to making sure they get the best possible service from our organisation. That means managing and maintaining our property portfolio to the very highest standards – which is what makes this such an interesting opportunity.
It will be down to you to provide strategic direction and management in relation to all aspects of estate management. RICS qualified or with the equivalent experience, you’ll have strong estate or business management experience and extensive experience in delivering estate and asset management opportunities on behalf of corporate owners, primarily to local authority clients.
We’ll be looking for an up-to-date knowledge of relevant financial procedures and legislation along with a strong background in negotiating with land owners, tenants and purchasers. Substantial budgeting experience for a multi-use property portfolio is essential, as is a proven ability to develop innovative policies and strategies. A good knowledge of central government legislation in relation to local authority procedures is essential, and you should be skilled in working across teams to deliver business goals and priorities.