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Commissioning & Contracts Officer

Commissioning & Contracts Officer
Organisation Recruiting: 
North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 15 September, 2021
£31,180.00 per annum FTE
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

Fixed Term Contract for One Year - with the potential to extend
North Yorkshire Hospice Care Sites/Home based

An exciting opportunity for an experienced procurement and commissioning professional to development North Yorkshire Hospice Care’s commissioning and contracting capability and drive income generation to support the services delivered by North Yorkshire Hospice Care through Just ‘B’, Herriot Hospice Homecare and Saint Michael’s Hospice.

You will build effective working relationships both internally and externally to identify suitable projects for funding in line with strategy and deliver these on time and in budget. You will write and apply for commissions and contracts to ensure we achieve contract and tendering deadlines and will develop and implement an effective contract mobilisation process.

You will have at least two years’ experience undertaking procurement and commission activities or similar with experience of e-tendering programmes and of securing income.

You will be adept at project management and working to deadlines and be confident and experienced in commissioning and contracts. You will be knowledgeable in statutory regulation and best practice relating to procurement and will have excellent accuracy, communication, influencing and team working skills.

The role is offered on a fixed term contract for one year, with the possibility of extension.

After a period of induction, this role can be worked at home with the ability to be based at any of our offices and willingness to be agile, as need requires.

For more information on the role, please contact us on or on 01423 876086 and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion, or please click the link to the hospice recruitment website below to apply, where a full Job Description is available.

Benefits include: -

• From 21- 35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro rata).
• Comprehensive Induction Programme.
• Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8%
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Access to Staff Support.
• Free group life assurance.
• Free car parking at Hospice sites.

You will be joining an organisation which is driven, caring and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Hambleton, Richmondshire, Harrogate and District.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check. Disclosure expense is met by North Yorkshire Hospice Care.

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

Completed applications to be received by 9am 15th September 2021.

Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.

Interview Date: 
Monday, 27 September, 2021
25 – 37.5 hours per week (from 3 – 5 days per week).
Phone Number: 
01423 876086
Harrogate/Home based