Manager: Innovation and Development

The Finegreen Group
West Midlands
Closing date
28 Oct 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen, supporting a large NHS organisation as a Manager: Innovation and

The post will be home based, with in person meetings once a week in the West Midlands, initially on an interim basis for 6 months.

The post holder will provide senior leadership to implement innovative models of care and delivery vehicles (e.g., ICP). This will require working with patients and partners to transform services, improve outcomes and experience and to make services sustainable.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Multi-task across a range of areas covering improvement programmes and partnership working;
  • Lead on the delivery of system improvement at Place, driving operational, clinical, and financial productivity;
  • Work with the team and partners to develop and implement the care models and locality plan, promoting innovation and integration;
  • Collaborate with general practice and other service providers to improve access whilst ensuring sustainability;
  • Support the continued development of General Practice, Primary Care Networks, and the Integrated Care providers/partnership;
  • Provide Population Health leadership focusing on place and communities and use Population Health Management to drive insights into evidence-based service changes;
  • Develop and manage appropriate care models, governance, and processes to support strategic decisions and activities associated with development of new care models which is consistent;
  • Act as a key point of reference within the directorate, along with the wider primary care and ensure appropriate continuity, shared learning, and economies of scale through engagement within the wider health improvement programme(s);
  • Work with the strategic partnerships manager to coordinate the delivery of national improvement programmes including corporate returns and any planning requirements;
  • Responsible for delivery of Health improvement projects/programmes at organisational level;
  • Implement a project/programme management methodology across all of the priorities, ensure the appropriate use of robust, information systems to ensure that all project documentation is stored and used effectively (PID, dashboards, highlight reports, evaluation, benefits realisation, risk & issues log);
  • Build effective relationships across the community including statutory and non-statutory organisations and ensure that there is a strong local voice and community engagement in the commissioning of health services;
  • Lead on the development of key performance indicators and milestones for specific projects, managing conflicts and ensuring that interdependencies are managed effectively;
  • Monitor and track risks and issues in accordance the CCGs Risk Management Process to seek resolution;
  • Responsible for matching the available delegated budget for each workstream to the appropriate staff resources and projects and for ensuring that the budget breaks even. Co-ordinate the budget, monitoring expenditure against target areas.
A successful candidate will have:
  • A combination of professional qualifications and knowledge and experience as below, gained across a range of disciplines (project management, people management, NHS systems, information management) to master’s level equivalent;
  • Must understand the background to and aims of current healthcare policy;
  • An appreciation of the inequalities prevalent within the local area;
  • Proven leadership experience and management experience at senior level in the NHS/LA or other public healthcare related industry;
  • Proven Board or committee level experience of leading and delivering complex change and strategy development programmes in a politically sensitive and complex environment.
For further information on this role please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your CV to


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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