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The UK Healthcare industry is acknowledged as one of the most challenging professional environments, requiring specialist knowledge and skills to navigate complex organisational structures and stakeholder management environments.

In an industry where on the ground knowledge and experience is of paramount importance, our Healthcare Practice brings years of experience delivering interim management and executive recruitment at the very highest levels of the sector. Our Healthcare clients trust our ability to deliver timely, results-focused initiatives, implemented with the very highest standards of customer service. It is of the upmost importance to our organisation to be part of the sector and wider community as it is to be a provider to it.

The team at Green Park has a proven track record of success delivering across a very broad range of Healthcare organisations, including Acute and Foundation Trusts, commissioning organisations, Arms Length Bodies, regulators, the Department of Health, community services and Private Healthcare. Our proven methodologies in the Healthcare space ensure that we provide timely, transparent results, combining flexibility and innovation with accurate and detailed communication and reporting. That robust methodology ensures our customers have a complete and accurate view of the progress of the recruitment initiative.

Green Park’s unique, bespoke candidate assessments ensure we are able to supply executive candidates of the right culture fit to succeed in the particular environment we are supplying them to. This diligent approach to candidate assessment has positioned Green Park as the partner of choice for Health organisations looking to reduce their risk and optimise the benefit of hiring a permanent executive or senior interim manager. We operate across all functions, but over the course of our years in the industry we have developed particular expertise across:

We deliver across all functions, but the majority of executive search mandates and interim management assignments in Health are in the following areas:

Track Record

Interim Saudi Arabia Healthcare Specialist
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JB6605
Location:
Asia
Salary:
£500 - £600 per day
Duration:
6 Months+

Our client, a central government body, is looking for an Interim Healthcare Specialist that will be located in Saudi Arabia. The successful candidate must have experience of working with the public/private healthcare sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSB) and other GCC countries.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Form deep relationships with key KSA stakeholders including high level government officials, policy makers, academics, CEOs to educate on UK healthcare capabilities and identify emerging commercial requirements;
  • Understand local KSA healthcare market requirements, competitive landscape, UK healthcare supply chain capabilities and limitations;
  • Study, unpack and articulate existing and new business opportunities across the Gulf health sector, with a strong focus on KSA, but also assisting in identifying and managing healthcare opportunities in other GCC countries - and raise the profile of UK commercial offer by leveraging the NHS brand;
  • Develop and manage the progression of a robust pipeline to deal completion, which meets the needs of the regional market and matches the capabilities of UK suppliers to the demand;
  • Work with the organisation to meet export targets, support missions and events, input to the Gulf Region Campaign Plans and provide timely corporate knowledge updates using agreed tools and processes within required timeframes;
  • Work with other healthcare leads within the GCC to support events, government to government dialogue and additional activities to help deliver the aims of the Gulf Strategy.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be highly organised, self-motivated, and able to manage the relationships of senior internal and external stakeholders;
  • Have experience of working with the public/private healthcare sector in KSA and other GCC countries;
  • Be able to interpret data from a variety of sources to produce effective reports and case studies;
  • Have project management experience;
  • Have high level commercial experience;
  • Have an understanding of the structure, and function of the British Government, particularly around healthcare, and the Saudi Arabia National Government;
  • Have good verbal and written skills in English. An Arabic speaker is helpful - however communication with colleagues and UK companies, and reporting, will be in English;

Be aware in broad terms of the strengths of the UK healthcare sector; a health background is not essential - but preferred.

Interim Healthcare Infrastructure Specialist (Construction Projects)
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JB6600
Location:
London
Salary:
£550-£600 per day
Duration:
6 Months+

Our client, a central government body, is looking for a highly technical Interim Healthcare Infrastructure Specialist to be a dedicated UK-based healthcare specialist with experience in infrastructure to support pipeline development and progression. The specialist will also be expected to apply their deep technical know-how and experience to support other objectives, including researching requirements, assessing options and developing strategic and action plans to support British companies winning across all of our priority markets

Key responsibilities:

Identify UK companies to enter, create or join supply chains in the international health infrastructure services space - including professional services that are required to support effective planning, operation and maintenance of health facilities in particular, Master Panning, Site planning, Design and architecture, Engineering, Advisory, Financial modelling, Project Management, Niche Construction, Operation;

  • Support overseas buyers develop procurement strategies by demonstrating UK experience and expertise;
  • Create and deliver viable solutions to overseas buyers that drive exports, including coordinating/ sharing specific company/ capability knowledge with Post;
  • Articulate the very latest UK approach to planning, designing, operating and maintaining a health facility in order to increase UK engagement across a project's lifecycle;
  • Identify new opportunities, and develop and drive plans of government support to convert into export business UK suppliers;
  • Bring relationships with UK companies interested in international healthcare business opportunities in priority markets;
  • Assist team members to scope/ qualify export opportunities and support upskilling through experiential learning/ leading by example;
  • The specialist will also need to work across many parts of government, at various stages in opportunity progression.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Be from an engineering or professional services background, preferably with their own extensive contact network across the UK infrastructure supply chain - ideally gained in the health or life sciences sector;
  • Have a good understanding of the UK healthcare landscape and sector;
  • Have business development/ sales type characteristics but also be able to follow process and procedure in support of opportunity progression and project management;
  • Ideally understand the history of Public Private Partnerships and Private Finance Initiatives in the UK and be able to demonstrate and share extensive awareness of various international standards of procurement;
  • Have a strong ability to identify and engage companies with an appetite and ability to win international health and social care projects in the infrastructure space;
  • Ideally have international experience, especially on overseas commercial trade and collaboration;
  • Ideally have experience of working with UK central and local government organisations;
  • Be a strong team player but equally strong self-starter;
  • Be highly energetic, enthusiastic with excellent communications skills.
Interim China Healthcare Specialist
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
PW6599
Location:
London
Salary:
£550 - £600 per day
Duration:
6 Months+

The Client
Our client, a central government body, is looking for a highly technical Interim China Healthcare Specialist to support pipeline development and progression to enable British companies to win business in the Chinese healthcare market.

The Interim Assignment
Key responsibilities:

  • Identifying/ supporting UK companies to enter, create or join supply chains in the Chinese healthcare space - across the full spectrum of UK offerings and capabilities
  • Support the local team in China to influence and shape overseas buyers and develop procurement strategies by demonstrating the value of UK experience and expertise
  • Create and deliver viable solutions to overseas buyers that drive exports, including coordinating/ sharing specific company/capability knowledge with in-country colleagues
  • Talk to a wide range of healthcare contacts, including Ministers, policy makers, academics, senior level doctors and nurses, imaging suppliers, other technology suppliers
  • Understand the unique requirement of the healthcare sector both in China and matching to UK capabilities, specifically, clinical pathways, quality standards and frameworks, healthcare systems, medical equipment provision and installation, education and training, genomics.
  • Working very closely with our China colleagues and travel to China extensively (travel time to be negotiated and confirmed).
  • Play an active part throughout the different project stages to ensure success of every opportunity in the pipeline, along the lines identified in the project flow below.


The Interim Manager
The ideal candidate will:

  • be from a consulting or similar professional services background, preferably with their own extensive contact network across the UK healthcare supply chain - ideally gained in the health or life sciences sector;
  • have experience of living and/or working in China
  • have a strong ability to identify and engage companies with an appetite and ability to win Chinese health and social care projects;
  • have business development/ sales type characteristics but also be able to follow process and procedure in support of the pipeline;
  • be a strong team player but equally a self-starter;
  • be highly energetic, enthusiastic with excellent communications skills
  • be able to travel to China regularly and have the interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with in-country colleagues.
Interim Programme Manager - GPFV
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JB6405
Location:
London
Salary:
£550 - £600 per day
Duration:
3 - 6 Months

The Client

My client, an NHS organisation based in C. London, is looking for an Interim Programme Manager to review their intermediate care (IC) and rapid response (RR).

The Candidate

The ideal candidate would have previously worked in the NHS due to the complexities of the working environment.

The Assignment

Brief project description:

Work to review intermediate care and rapid response services across the geographical health system has shown that services are highly variable. There are five different providers of these services and the services have all been specified differently although ultimately they have the common aim of providing more intensive and rapid support for people outside of an acute setting. An opportunity analysis conducted in early 2016 also concluded that there is further room to improve these services to allow for more rapid care in the community and therefore result in a decrease in demand for admission (and possibly attendance) in an acute setting. A working group has now been created to develop and implement a plan to improve the way that IC/RR services operate now and also to work on a more transformational and ambitious project to determine how services need to operate alongside the entire pathway of care for older people over the next five years.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify examples of national and international best practice to ensure that the commissioners and providers benefit from relevant innovation in IC/RR services and models of care for older people
  • Provide expertise of best practice strategy and change methodologies and stakeholder knowledge in models of care for older people
  • Understand NHS data and policy to create recommendations that are implementable and follow PDSA cycles when implementing in year changes 
  • Create data packs and slide packs to pull together information for comparisons
  • Work with commissioners and providers to understand their local context and galvanise support for change ensuring that stakeholders are involved in all aspects of the work
  • Drive reform and support organisational change and uptake of the initiative
  • Undertake elements of practical project management to ensure that improvements follow a logical delivery schedule, delivery is timely and stakeholders are aware of when and how to be involved in delivery and evaluation
Interim Deputy Director of HR
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JB6349
Location:
London
Salary:
£475 per day
Duration:
3-6 Months

The Client
Our client, an NHS organisation based in C. London, is looking for an Interim Deputy Director of HR for a period of 3-6 months to be part of the senior HR team to work closely with senior management to provide business focussed HR solutions to support the provision of high quality, productive and innovative services.

The ideal candidate will be available to start at short notice and have previous experience of working in the NHS.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver a highly effective HR service which supports managers to develop a people-oriented, high performance culture that emphasises engagement, productivity and quality
  • Support the delivery of a business focused, leading edge organisation which supports the delivery of the highest quality business support services
  • Deputise for the Director of Human Resources across the full range of corporate and strategic activities
  • Ensure there is a consistent bank of letters, process flowcharts, scripts and other related documents that support the HR team and managers in effectively managing ER issues
  • Support the pricing and step cost work for the HR service
  • Ensure a high quality BI report template is used consistently for all customers, and in accordance with the agreed timescales and deadlines
  • Use information gained from workforce reports across the organisation to identify current and future workforce issues and support the Heads of HR to develop a range of initiatives to tackle them

Manage the budget for third party contracts, legal advice, and external HR investigators and mediators

Interim Operational Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN6097
Location:
East of England
Salary:
£400 per day
Duration:
6 months

 

The Client
Our client a leading private healthcare provider are looking to hire an interim operational manager to work in their east of England team.

The Interim Assignment
The role will have a focus on Prison Healthcare and the successful candidate will operation in a regional capacity ensuring the care services of the organisation are delivered to high standard.

The Interim Manager
Applicants will have experience of Prison Healthcare, be able to operate at a regional level, have a strong basis in operational management including operations, HR and Financial Management. Preference will be given to those with current valid clearance to work in the prison environment.

Commercial Director
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT5954
Location:
North West
Salary:
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000

Commercial Director

Health and Safety Executive

Salary: £90,000 - £100,000

Location: Ideally based in Buxton or Liverpool, but can be based at any of their major sites.

Reference: 5954

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the independent regulator for work-related health and safety. As a non-departmental body sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions, the HSE works to improve public health through reducing work related illness, death and serious injury. To do so, the HSE employs the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL), one of the leading providers of health and safety research and data analytics to business and the government.

The Health and Safety Executive are looking for a new Commercial Director. The new Commercial Director will build on the development of international business, particularly with governments, and develop shared research opportunities. With oversight of around 45 employees, the new Commercial Director will be proactive in expanding the scope of commercial opportunities for the HSE, with the goal in mind of effectively growing major commercial contracts from £4.5 million per annum to £15 million per annum by 2020.

The ideal candidate will be someone with a strong track record of delivering business development and organisational growth within a science and/or engineering context. They will have experience in managing and establishing long term business strategies. They will have strong interpersonal skills that will allow them to not only internally empower their team, but will also be able to build relationships and partnerships in industry and the public sector that positively contribute towards business goals.

The HSE ensures fairness and equal opportunities throughout its workforce and in service delivery. The Council welcomes applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.

For further information and to apply please visit: http://green-park-jobs.co.uk/hse  or contact Andrea Trainer or Mark Mukasa on 020 7399 3990.

Closing date: Friday 10th June 2016.

Interim Director of Finance
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN5785
Location:
UK
Salary:
£1000+ per day
Duration:
6 Months+

The Client
Our client a leading NHS Foundation trust are looking to appoint an Interim Director of Finance for a period of 6 months.

The Interim Assignment
The role reports directly to the Chief Executive and leads the finance team in directing financial strategies during a challenging period for the NHS where efficiencies and cost reduction are at the forefront.  Reporting into a dynamic and forward thinking Chief Executive, this is an excellent opportunity to make a real impact on the wider organisation and its future. The successful candidate will lead the finance team, be responsible for ensuring the effective management of financial and business planning matters across the organisation, including financial accounting, business partnering and capital project work.

The Interim Manager
Applicants will be an experienced Finance Director having operated in an Acute of Foundation Trust environment. Applicants must be CCAB qualified, possess extensive staff management experience with the ability to lead and motivate a high-functioning and fast-paced finance team.

Interim Head of Financial Planning and Analysis
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN5779
Location:
London
Duration:
6 months

Our client, a leading health care regulator, are looking to hire an Interim Head of Financial Planning and Analysis for a period of 3 months but it is likely to be extended. 

The role will be tasked with sorting out the organisations activity based costing function and identifying the relevant drivers. They will also be tasked with identifying a planning tool (preferably cloud based) and will be responsible for rolling out training to both finance and non-finance staff. Finally the interim will be tasked with mentoring and upskilling the management accounting team. 

Applicants will be from the governmental or private sector, and have a strong experience of implementing and driving out results from KPI’s. Attention will be given to candidates that have a demonstrable track record of upskilling and improving the performance of a underperforming team. 

Appointment of Non-Executive Directors
Job Type:
Board Practice & Advisory
Reference:
JM5646
Location:
London
Salary:
£13,661 per year

Appointment of Non-Executive Directors

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) is a highly prestigious mental health organisation, and has an important international reputation. As part of its succession planning SLaM wants to appoint Non-Executive Directors in the following areas, to enable the Board to meet the new challenges facing the Trust over the coming years:

  • Chair Designate of the Audit Committee. This requires Board level financial leadership (with a current accountancy qualification) gained within large, complex organisations of comparable scale 
  • Chair Designate of the Quality Committee. This requires a passion for quality improvement developed in a leadership role in health or in another sector where quality is paramount.
  • Service user and stakeholder champion, with experience preferably in areas linked to mental health services. For this post preference will be given to those who live in the area or those who demonstrate experience of participation in the community that we serve.

Non-Executive Directors make an important contribution to the effective running of SLaM. Their role is to help develop strategy and hold the Trust to account, scrutinising performance and the integrity of clinical, financial and other information presented to them. They offer challenge and support, and strengthen engagement with the local community, patients and stakeholders. Evidence of showing leadership and inspiration, resilience in the face of challenge and the ability to inspire confidence and enthusiasm are essential.

SLaM places considerable emphasis on diversity at Board level, and particularly encourages applications from appropriately qualified candidates from all sections of the community, and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Remuneration is currently £13,661 per year (£16,813 for the Chair of Audit) plus travel and subsistence expenses.

To be considered or if you want to know more about the roles or selection process, please contact our employment agency advisers, Green Park, via:

The closing date for applications is Monday, 22nd February 2016.

You do not need to register on the website if you are interested in a permanent role with us. Please send in your CV to 
SLaM@green-park.co.uk

 

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