Interim Head of Partnerships and Strategy

The Finegreen Group
South East England
Competitive – NHSI Agency Cap Band 8c
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Head of Partnerships and Strategy to maximise participation in the mass testing programme, for up to 3 months in the first instance.

Candidates must be able demonstrate significant experience of managing the strategic delivery of large programmes of work within the NHS, including driving participation and engagement at this level.
The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 8c. ASAP start.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Lead the development of new and existing partnerships with wider organisations across the region;
  • Develop and implement partnership engagement strategies to successfully deliver the programme’s objectives and performance targets;
  • Develop the strategic plan for the work programme to take into account national and local requirements;
  • Work with work stream leads to develop actions and make decisions in accordance with the roll out programme;
  • Co-ordinate onboarding activity across multiple programme workstreams to ensure that participation is aligned to growth of testing capacity;
  • Manage the communications and strategy to communicate the future plans to ensure that both internal and external stakeholders are informed and involved where appropriate.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Postgraduate qualification plus training and/or equivalent level of knowledge acquired through experience;
  • Significant proven experience of managing the strategic delivery of large programmes of work within the NHS, including driving participation and engagement;
  • Experience of managing contracts of high significance;
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills.

If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability.

If you do not receive a response within 72 hours of receipt, please assume that on this particular occasion, your application did not meet the client’s requirements for this specific role.


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom

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