The starting salary for this position is £45,734 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
Are you solution-focused, ambitious and ready for a challenge?
Surrey County Council is on an ambitious and exciting journey and we are looking for a Commissioning Manager to join our Children’s Commissioning division to cover a secondment within the Children, Schools and Families Directorate.
The Commissioning Division is at the centre of Children’s Services in Surrey, driving change and innovation with a relentless focus on quality and improving outcomes. At the heart of what we aim to achieve is the ambition to develop a deeper understanding of our communities, the challenges they face and responding to these through our commissioned services.
We are looking for a change-maker with strong commissioning experience within a leadership role. You will join a dynamic commissioning department, where you will be part of an integrated team that holds portfolios across Health and Surrey County Council commissioning functions, which offers a range of opportunities and experience.
To this role, you will bring extensive knowledge and experience of commissioning services and interventions. You will possess good inter-personal skills and an ability to pick up pieces of work quickly, work well with people at all levels, both internal and external to the organisation, to achieve the best outcomes for the children and young people of Surrey. You will be working with friendly and supportive colleagues who are committed to delivering excellent outcomes.
You will have the opportunity to support and influence wider Commissioning and systems thinking agenda.
Within this role, you will work on multiple commissioning projects and support transformation programmes. This is a great opportunity for someone with strong project management experience, attention to detail and has strong relationship management skills. You may have experience working in a similar role for a CCG, Local Authority or within a Public Health team, of which your skills will be transferable.
This role requires someone that is passionate about commissioning public services, has knowledge and experience of operating within a complex environment and will have the ability to inform and drive change, whilst being comfortable working within a fast paced environment.
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For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.Additional Information
For an informal discussion please contact Shelley Prince by e-mail at email@example.com. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 25/06/2021 with interviews to follow.
This is a 10 month secondment / fixed term contract until March 2022.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.Company Information
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