Head of Department (Donor Request Management)

Harris Hill
£43k - 47k per year + Benefits
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Edward Cobbett
Full Time
Contract Type

A leading UK blood cancer charity is currently seeking a Head of Department to oversee their Donor Request Management team. This is a full time and permanent position which consists of three fundamental stages - confirmatory typing, workup and follow up. The role of the department is to liaise with and provide end-to-end support to donors of the charity who have been identified as a potential stem cell match for patients.

Key Responsibilities of the role include:

  • To oversee all operational details of the stem cell and bone marrow donation process including efficient management of donor and partner data;
  • To cultivate and manage relationships with all relevant donor partners - such as collection centres and couriers- as well as with patient partners such as hospitals and transplant centres;
  • manager and oversee the departmental budget and exercise prudent expenditure;
  • To produce analysis reports on performance against overall budgets and KPI's and producing recommendations for corrective action as appropriate;
  • To motivate, lead of develop staff in the Department to enable high levels of performance as well as a productive and collaborative working culture.

Person Specification:

  • Qualified to degree level with significant experience in a comparable role (preferably in health care management or a related area);
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and case-note documentation;
  • Direct line management experience with a strong interpersonal management style.

These lists are not exhaustive and the complete list of requirements for the post can be obtained after sending a CV and covering letter to the recruitment consultant.

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