Commissioner & Project Manager
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 387
  • Published: Thu 15/07/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 14/08/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Commissioner & Project Manager

£35,751 - £39,867 | Permanent | Havering | Closing date - 01.08.21

Commissioner & Project Manager - Job Profile

About us

At Havering Council, we are committed to achieving excellent outcomes for adults, children, young people and families.  Our goal is to ensure the provision of appropriate and accessible services for everyone in Havering.

Havering Council’s Joint Commissioning Unit are focused on prevention, managing demand for services by improving the health and well-being of people in the community.  To achieve the best outcomes for end users we are working toward integrated services with cross organisational engagement.  We want to support people with disabilities to maximise independence and to support Havering’s children and families to lead happy, healthy lives and to reach their full potential

We are now looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Commissioner & Projects Managers to be part of this dynamic team.

About the role

The Commissioner & Projects Manager leads on discussions and negotiations with providers to establish a collaborative ‘partnership’ approach, whilst developing performance measures which encourage the right behaviours, values and ethics we pride ourselves on as a Council.

Taking responsibility for delivering projects linked to efficiency savings, managing stakeholders and supporting commissioning exercises all guided towards the development and implementation of wider service strategies.

Working with senior managers, the post-holder will ensure the necessary procurement and contractual arrangements are in place, which includes identification of specifications, negotiations, market development and the effective management of provider relationships.

About you

To succeed within this role, you will have a strong focus on delivering best outcomes for adults, children, young people and families. With prior experience of commissioning and contract/ supplier management, you will have proven examples of stakeholder management, establishing quality standards and project development.

A key part of this role will be to apply project management methodology, being able to write concise, thought through documents in response to mandates for work.  These include items such as business cases, stakeholder analysis, and communication plans.

However, these aren’t the only skills we’re looking for. For more information, click here to view the Job Profile.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

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