Head of Implementation & New Business

We now have an exciting new opportunity for a Head of Implementation and New Business to join our team.

Main duties of the job:

To lead the mobilisation and implementation of new practices together with identification of new opportunities. The ideal candidate will have experience with mobilisation together with experience of bid writing.

Full Time

What were looking for in our Head of Implementation and New Business:

You will be responsible for leading on the contract mobilisation of new practices together with leading the mobilisation and implementation of these sites. You will also be responsible for building and delivering a pipeline of tender opportunities which will expand SSPs reach, with the aspiration to be the largest national provider of primary care (GP) services. You will also build commissioner relationships and through these identify opportunities to develop new service offerings, then work with operational colleagues and other subject matter experts to design and deliver these.

We are ideally looking for an ambitious and creative leader within Healthcare operations, with excellent stakeholder management experience, both internally and externally, and ability to collaborate with all functions

  • Experience of working with and managing budgets
  • Has successfully managed and motivated a team in a customer-focused organisation
  • Is organised, and an effective communicator, able to manage upwards and downwards, creating an engaged team who are empowered to deliver the changes and initiatives you look to embed
  • Can demonstrate achievement against performance KPIs

About Us

SSP Health is the largest GP business in the North with over 400 staff, 100 doctors and practices in over 45 locations. We streamline practice management processes through our centralised support services to enable GPs, nurses and practice teams to focus on delivering the best quality healthcare for their patients how and when they want it.

We are able to offer unique and flexible services such as minor surgery and specialist clinics which offer convenient, closer to home and rapid access for patients, who would otherwise need to wait for a hospital appointment. Rising to the challenges caused by reducing healthcare resource, particularly GPs, Our mission is to drive efficiencies and innovation in general practice to deliver sustainable healthcare for the future.

SSP is in the process of rolling its model out nationally through takeover of existing GP surgeries, as well as securing new contracts through tenders and growing specialist services to support the challenges of healthcare provision.

Person Specification



  • Previous experience in mobilising new projects together with experience of bid writing and management.
  • Experience of working within a healthcare environment



  • A Level education
  • Prince 2 Project Management


  • Educated to Degree level

View the full NHS application by click the button below, submit your CV using our form or contact Julie.Cheetham@nhs.net for more details. 

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