Commissioning Manager

Greater London Contract / 12 months Up to £500.00 per day

Role: Commissioning Manager (Childrens Social Care)

Contract: 1-year

WFH: 2 days onsite, 3 days WFH.

Rate: £500 p/day

Job Summary:

  • The Senior Commissioning Manager oversees and leads the improvement of commissioning services for children in Tower Hamlets.
    • They develop and implement strategies for children’s commissioning, integrating services between the Council, CCG, and partners.
    • The role focuses on service transformation, innovation, customer care, and integrated service provision.
    • The Senior Commissioning Manager ensures user and carer participation in the commissioning process.

  • Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Support the Head of IntegratedChildren’s Commissioning in developing joint strategic commissioning functions and strategies.
      • Draft commissioning strategies and recommend policy changes to reflect local and national initiatives.
      • Assess and track the equality’s impact of service changes and implement mitigating measures.
      • Use bench marking and performance analysis to develop innovative approaches to commissioning and improve service quality and efficiency.
      • Analyse current and future needs of children and families to make informed commissioning decisions.
      • Manage commissioning staff, budgets, and day-to-day operations within the area.
      • Attend partnership boards and stakeholder groups and act as a liaison for external stakeholders.
      • Engage service users and families in the commissioning process and ensure ongoing monitoring and evaluation of services.
      • Develop outcomes-focused services through commissioning, service development, and market facilitation.
      • Responsible for entitlement decisions and managing transition arrangements and stakeholder relationships.
      • Manage budgets, develop service specifications and contracts, and monitor contract performance.
      • Provide accurate and timely information for reports and responses to senior boards and committees.
      • Coordinate commissioning responses to safeguarding issues and conduct management investigations.
      • Contribute to team planning and the Directorate and Council’s strategic planning processes.
      • Engage in personal and professional development, training, and staff development within the team.
      • Ensure compliance with the council’s policies, regulations, and legislation, including equal opportunities and diversity policies.
      • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends with appropriate notice.

    Please send your updated CV if this could be of interest.

    Job Information

    Job Reference: JO-2305-334060
    Salary: Up to £500.00 per day
    Salary per: day
    Job Duration: 12 months
    Job Start Date: 01/06/2023
    Job Industries: Senior Appointments
    Job Locations: Greater London
    Job Types: Contract

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