Senior Commissioning Officer
  • Employer: Birmingham Children's Trust
  • Reference: BCT/21/159672
  • Published: Thu 22/07/2021, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/08/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £35,745 - £43,857
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham, Birmingham

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Senior Commissioning Officer

As a Senior Commissioning Officer you will be responsible for undertaking commissioning activities that support the vision and priorities of Birmingham Children’s Trust and its relentless drive for improving outcomes for children and young people across the city 

You will be expected to work collaboratively with partners across a wide range of agencies to effectively manage contracts, undertake performance monitoring and service reviews, and assist in the co-production of services to meet the needs of the children and young people of Birmingham 

You will ensure that all service development is evidence-based and informed by, and responds to, changes in legislation, statutory guidance and/or regulatory frameworks, and you will support and guide colleagues to ensure that all activity is compliant with relevant corporate commissioning, contract management and procurement frameworks. It would be advantageous if you have achieved, or are working towards, MCIPS.

You will also work closely with Managers and colleagues in our Placements Team and Social Care Teams to help ensure the highest standards of care and value for money are delivered by our service providers 

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to write high quality reports. Experience of undertaking needs analysis, interpretation of data and cost modelling would also be advantageous. 

You must be proficient in the use of ICT, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel and be able to work under pressure to meet competing and conflicting deadlines.

For any informal enquiries please contact Phillip Bailey on 07703 373 172 or email

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