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Contracts and Commissioning Manager - hybrid

Royal British Legion
£38,760 to £40,800 per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

Job Details

Would you like to lead on contract management activity for a leading UK charity? If so, we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for a Contracts and Commissioning Manager to join our busy Finance and Commercial team to maintain oversight, monitoring and review of our care services contracts.

Reporting into our Head of Care Homes Finance, this role will see you lead on negotiations and contract management activity across bed-based, day care and Admiral Nurse Services for services purchased by statutory commissioners on behalf of RBLs beneficiaries.

Come and be part of the leading Armed Forces charity, making a difference to the lives of those who have served to keep us safe and protect our way of life.

RBL have six care homes across the country for the Armed Forces community and their families. Our homes, including five with specialist dementia care, are designed to be a home from home for our residents and visitors. You will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our residents and their families by ensuring that we make the best possible use of our resources to provide outstanding care in our award-winning Care Homes.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure beneficiary contracts are regularly reviewed and updated to align with current legislation and good practice
  • Lead on negotiations with the health and social care commissioners by developing a negotiation strategy and providing scrutiny to the contract requirements
  • Develop strong working relationships with the contract managers at each of our host local authorities
  • Proactively manage the contractual and funding arrangements for new state-funded residents
  • Develop appropriate processes and measures for evidencing contract performance
  • Support the Head of Care Homes Finance to identify, manage, and mitigate contractual risks
  • Develop appropriate contract management registers, plans, and reports  

Here at RBL, we aim to support our people and their wellbeing, with a package including generous paid holiday allowance and pension scheme contributions, and a range of optional benefits and discounts.

You will be contracted to your home address, and you will perform most of your work remotely there using our collaboration tools to work with colleagues, with occasional travel (incl. for monthly team meetings).

For more detailed information about the role, please see our Vacancy Information Pack attached to our direct advert.

RBL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, reflecting the diversity of the armed forces community and of wider society. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and personal characteristics.

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd June 2024          

Interview Date(s):  Virtual interviews to be held week commencing 10th June 2024.

We may close this vacancy early if we believe we have enough strong applications to be able to successfully fill the role(s). Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


We’re the country’s largest Armed Forces charity. We help serving and ex-serving personnel, and their families, live fulfilling lives through a wide range of support and services.

We advocate and campaign to government on behalf of the Armed Forces community, as well as leading the nation in Remembrance to ensure their sacrifices are never forgotten.

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