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Head of Legal

GenMed, Weybridge

This is a supported hire position: a successful candidate who has taken a career break of 2+ years will receive coaching support through the transition period from Women Returners.

The Organisation

GENMED is a specialist provider of vendor neutral managed services to the NHS. Since 2014, Genmed’s revenues have increased 275% – a reflection of the popularity and adoption of managed services in the NHS – with revenues of £38.6 million posted in its last financial year ending March 31, 2018. Genmed now works for over 40 NHS Trusts and Health Boards throughout the United Kingdom managing over 220 contracts worth in excess of £510 million.

The Role

Genmed are seeking a Head of Legal as Sole Legal Counsel to act as a key member of the senior team. As the CEO is relinquishing a number of his responsibilities, the Head of Legal will take on a varied and interesting role, overseeing the end to end process from bid to award to contract. They will also be taking responsibility for negotiating, drafting and reviewing a wide range of public sector, commercial and bespoke contracts with suppliers and customers.

Role and Responsibilities

This role will oversee contract management and variations where required, managing a small team of documentation specialists. You will assist the CEO in the development of alliances, joint ventures, strategic partnerships and documentation for new managed service models. Upholding and updating processes and procedures, you will ensure the flow of correct information to the various parts of the organisation for the execution and implementation of Genmed managed services. You will assist the company on a wide range of other legal matters including compliance, data protection and employment/HR issues.

Key Accountabilities

Candidate specification

Salary

A competitive salary plus company car, phone, laptop, healthcare and pension (following six months probation).

Flexible working can also be considered.

To Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter (mentioning Women Returners) to Julie King (julie.king@genmed.eu). The closing date for applications is 10 May.