Woking, Surrey (Hybrid)
£44,000 - £49,000 per year
Contract, Fixed Term - 18 Months, Full-time
Job description

Partnership Manager - Surrey
Fixed-Term – 18 months
Full time [34.5 hours] - we are open to a conversation about how you work these hours

Mobile worker
£44000- £49000– plus car allowance if applicable

Are you looking for a new opportunity to use your expert knowledge of the health and social care system?  Do you have experience of developing and delivering integrated services in partnership with a range of stakeholders?  Can you role-model Macmillan Cancer Support’s values of heart, strength and ambition, as a powerful collaborator, independent thinker and advocate of equity, diversity and inclusion? Are you motivated to ensure that we deliver impactful and long-term changes for people living with cancer?

You’ll be doing this while working for one of the UK’s most respected and loved charities.

If this is you, we’d love to hear from you.

This role is based at home with travel to meet with partners and colleagues in the South East of England and London. This will become more regular as the impact of COVID eases. The working hours for the role are 34.5, we want every individual to feel empowered to bring their best to work and that’s why we offer flexibility on start and finish times, other working pattern options and great benefits to support you in your life and career ambitions.

About the role
Based in the UK Partnerships Directorate within Macmillan’s Cancer Support Operations this role takes lead responsibility for building and sustaining a set of relationships across Surrey and within Macmillan that result in positive changes for people with cancer. This will include playing a leadership role in Macmillan partnership investments in the local area, ensuring Macmillan is a credible influencing partner and our work is driven by relevant intelligence.

Macmillan has a clear strategy and set of priorities that underpin our focus and decision making.   This post-holder will:

  • Lead the implementation of our strategy in the local health and social care system
  • Engage with a range of stakeholders at all levels outside and within Macmillan leading to an integrated, informed and inclusive set of outcomes for people with cancer
  • Understand the needs of the local population and area
  • Actively support a set of investment opportunities and applications to Macmillan from partners in the local area deploying a set of critical assessment skills and analysis to ensure strategic alignment and impact.
  • Manage the budget, reporting and performance of Macmillan grant funded services across the life span of the contract and work with colleagues to monitor the quality of Macmillan services
  • Lead and contribute to ad hoc collaborative project work in Macmillan

About you
As an experienced professional in the health and/or social care sector you will lean into your background and find Macmillan a place where you can also develop your knowledge and set of skills:

  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management at all levels
  • Understanding of UK Health and Social Care Systems
  • Experience and skills in monitoring performance of services and contracts, and supporting continuous quality improvement
  • Experience of continuous improvement tools and delivery
  • Budget and project/programme management skills
  • Experience of risk & issue management
  • Understanding of the ways in which equity, diversity and inclusion play a part in the lives of people Macmillan supports and employs role modelling values-based behaviours.

About us
We help millions of people with cancer across the UK live life as fully as they can through physical, emotional and financial support. Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do, inspiring our thinking and guiding our actions. Together, we do whatever it takes for people living with cancer; with heart, with strength and with ambition.

We commit to actively developing you and our benefits include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave, interest free loans for season tickets and gym memberships and much more.

Recruitment Process
The application deadline is the 24th of May, and we anticipate holding virtual interviews on the 27th of May.

In order to ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all of our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed so that shortlisting is based solely upon the suitability of the candidate’s experience.


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse range of people we support.

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact the Macmillan People Services Team. 

More about Macmillan Cancer Support

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Refreshed on: 21 May 2022
Closed date: 24 May 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 9331
Tags: Social Care/Development, Business Development

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