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Senior Commissioner and Project Manager

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 48
  • Published: Wed 28/10/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 05/11/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £40,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Havering

Grade 9- £44607-£48492pa

About us

Havering Council is determined to deliver integrated health and social care services to our community across Adults and Children’s social care and Public Health services, of the highest possible quality and that provide value for money.

The vision for the Joint Commissioning Unit is:

Improving the lives of people who are vulnerable and need support, by being the best at what we do, throughout the JCU

And the values we have:

  • Making a Difference
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Effectiveness
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork

About the role

This role will report to Commissioning Programme Manager and will have supervisory/management responsibility for a number of staff.

The post holder is required to manage programmes and projects in conjunction with a range of partners within and outside the organisation, to be responsible for delivering projects that have significant risk and/ or significant budgets or savings targets (e.g. c£10m) in conjunction with operational colleagues, external stakeholders and independent providers that result in improved outcomes for service users.

About You

The post holder should demonstrate experience of commissioning new initiatives and of delivering projects that result in substantial change, with experience of working with service users, service colleagues and partners to create change that is co-designed.

The successful candidate will also have experience engaging with providers and creating an atmosphere of partnership and cooperation to deliver positive outcomes, including the ability to negotiate, influence and work in partnerships.

The post holder will also need to have excellent report writing and oral communication skills, along with experienced in project development and excellent presentation skills.

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.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact sam.saunders@havering.gov.uk however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

Closing date for applications is 20th November 2020.

Interview dates to be confirmed

Please view Senior Commissioner and Project Manager

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 48
  • Published: Wed 28/10/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 05/11/2020, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £40,000 - £49,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Havering

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