The need for alternative and complex solutions in the healthcare market is increasing rapidly and Philips Managed Services is at the forefront of this innovation. Following recent successes in securing new long term partnerships within the NHS Philips is looking to grow its Managed Service operations team with an additional Operations Manager. This role will operationalise and manage the long term deliver y of a managed services one within a cardiology setting in the NHS in West Yorkshire, and identify, develop and bring to life new business opportunities. Building on existing and new customer relationships to ensure Philips is the number one provider of Managed Services within the Healthcare industry the Operations Manager is expected to operate and interface at Procurement, Hospital Directorate and Executive level executing relationship capabilities to drive business growth.
Aim of the job
The Managed Service Operations Manager is Philips named representative and reports to the Philips UK&I Solutions Management Team. The MSP Operations Manager will be based on client site at Leeds Cardiology and is accountable for managing the onsite operational and managerial customer relationship.
Key Areas of Responsibility
To generate a Partnership approach to customer relationship management
To be the key Managed Service Progamme (MSP) representative on the Investment Committee
To manage the Equipment Replacement Plan (ERP) and it’s execution
To have Revenue, Cost, Budgetary and Asset management responsibility
To be responsible for the operation of the MSP financial model
To manage operational performance and service delivery of the MSP and its sub-contractors
To be responsible for Change Management and Asset Investment Planning
To be responsible for MSP risk management and mitigation overall
To interpret clinical specifications and operational output specifications into actionable plans (where contract requires)
To maintain Training schedules and records (where contract requires)
To be responsible for all MSP i nvestment decisions according to schedules / budgets
To optimise equipment availability of MSP assets, equipment and services
To direct MSP Quality management policy and goals with benchmarked results
To develop MSP management information and operational trend reports
To be the interface for customer ‘Service extension’ proposals
To be the customer interface for supporting business plans
To manage complaints through to satisfactory resolution and close
To ensure that all records required for the operation of the service are in place and accurate
To own the performance reporting and auditability of the MSP performance regime
To lead for the MSP on Health and Safety issues, controls assurance compliance and liaison with the Trust on Medical Device Alerts, Hazard and Safety notices
To be responsible for the interface to the MES Helpdesk
To own and execute Operational Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning
The MSP Operations Manager will be fully authorised to make decisions on Philips behalf ensuring a swift response to the Trust.
Extremely good communication skills
Strong relationship management skills
Education & Experience
Degree level education or equivalent
Preferably relevant technical or clinical experience
Experience in a s imilar role within in Healthcare or B2B environment
Understands the NHS operational structure
Experience with Service improvement methodologies/lean six sigma and advantage.
Fluent in English, verbal and written
Valid driving licence
In return we offer
A competitive salary plus Car/Allowance and Annual Incentive Bonus
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days a year from the start (plus bank holidays)
Family friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes
The Philips Employee Shop allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices
Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University
‘Live Well’ Program of Events – monthly activities that promote health and wellbeing, look out for on-site communications.
Employee Assistance Program – ‘Be Supported’ our EAP is available for all Philips employees and their families. As well as being a confidential support line, it also offers practical financial and life management advice 24 /7 and is completely confidential.
Occupational Health – a dedicated group of Occupational health advisors and GP’s who help provide confidential OH advice for employees & managers who refer to the service.
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