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The Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England and NHS Improvement are seeking to appointment a new Chair to the board of the Advisory Committee on the Resource Allocation (ACRA).
ACRA is an independent, expert committee comprising GPs, public health experts, NHS managers and academics. The Chair is a joint appointment between Ministers and the NHS England Chief Executive. ACRA is responsible for providing recommendations and advice on the funding for health services in England, that reflect the objectives of the funding formula.
Applicants must have the ability to lead strategic development of a key national Committee, anticipate emerging issues and develop strategies to enable the Committee to achieve its objectives.
Along with strong interpersonal and communication skills you must be able to interpret and act upon complex, sometimes conflicting information, and assess and appropriately challenge recommendations.
In addition you must have exceptional leadership skills and feel comfortable using authority in a committee environment, ensuring all views are captured, explored and decisions are made based on sound judgement.
The ACRA Chair is not remunerated and requires a time commitment of up to 10 days per year. Ministers determine the length of appointment, which may be for up to a maximum of 3 years.
For more information, please visit the Public Appointments website: Chair of the Advisory Committee on the Resource Allocation (cabinetoffice.gov.uk). If you require an alternative format such as braille, large print or audio please call Kully Kanda on 0113 254 6277 quoting the reference VAC-1754.
The closing date for applications is midday on 16 February 2022. The Department of Health and Social Care values and promotes diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community.