Head of Proposition

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Head of Proposition Jobs - National 


Our client is one of the leading providers of NHS ophthalmology services in England, providing outpatients appointments, diagnostic testing and eye surgery.

They have an exciting new opportunity that has arisen in their Growth team, for a Head of Proposition to join the team and help us continue to deliver a great service and contribute to the outstanding clinical care they provide our patients. 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing excellent services to a diverse group of colleagues working across our network of eye hospitals, delivering first class patient care and improving the lives of our patients. 

What are we offering you? 

  • A competitive salary range dependent on experience
  • A company bonus, paid quarterly based on company performance and personal objectives
  • Remotely based with regular travel to our clients Services and the London Support Office
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • A company pension scheme
  • 40 hours per week
  • Access to a range of benefits including free eye tests, discounted or free glasses, a free 24/7 well-being/counselling/advice service, private medical insurance, private dental care, health care scheme, death in service cover, an opportunity to sign up to a tax-free cycle to work and a retail/technology discount scheme.
  • An environment where your learning and development is supported through a range of various learning tools and courses.

What will the role involve? 

Our client has an ambitious growth strategy and a critical element of this growth strategy is to ensure they grow profitably, constantly improving their patient offer and determining where and how they extend our offer. This is an exciting  new role in their Strategic Growth team to develop new patient propositions and clinical pathway strategy.  The role will be to understand the market, the NHS, our competitors, their patients needs and gaps in their offer and areas to innovate and differentiate.  

The role has responsibility for leading the development of new patient propositions and new clinical innovation initiatives, developing the business case, proof of concept and operating model for new propositions and pathways, managing the end-to-end proposition development to a time & budget.

This is a challenging role that will suit a driven, commercially astute individual with an appetite to continuously look for innovative ways to improve our patient and clinical proposition and make them a reality. Confident with data  to ensure develop strategic opportunities for profitable growth that are operationally viable and deliver competitive advantage. The role will also require strong operational skills and an ability to work cross functionally, influencing and gaining support from key stakeholders and coaching and supporting workstreams through to completion.

What skills and experience do I need for the role?


  • Working in a healthcare environment, preferably in optics or ophthalmology services (may have a clinical background but not essential)
  • Experience of strategic business, proposition, and pathway development
  • Developing and implementing plans to deliver targets and business growth
  • Working in the field with extensive travel
  • Working as a remote worker


  • Strategic, innovative thinker but hands on to make things happen
  • Highly commercial to develop solutions which will drive profitability
  • Gravitas to command attention of consultant doctors and Senior Directors
  • Excellent cross functional working - able to energise and motivate a team to deliver
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Able to work with ambiguity and shape ideas into action
  • Ability to identify, understand and communicate complex ideas
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast moving, results orientated organisation independently
  • Can analyse data identifying areas of strength and opportunity
  • Able to effectively prioritise and execute things in a timely way and to deadlines
  • Presenting to small and larger groups
  • Facilitating and chairing of meetings
  • Action planning
  • Organisation and planning events

To apply for this Head of proposition job or enquire about additional ophthalmology job opportunities - contact Flame Health Freephone on 0800 085 0858 or if calling from a mobile on 01158 114488 alternatively email careers@flamehealth.com 

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