Opportunity Area Commissioning Lead – DMBC

Full Time
Posted 7 months ago

Fixed Term, to end of August 2020.

We are  passionate about our Place and firmly believe that we have one of the strongest propositions in the country. Building on the strengths of being the UK’s best connected location, Doncaster is transforming the way it looks and feels. Anyone joining our Council can look forward to working for a confident, ambitious organisation with big plans to develop further and deliver for our residents, workforce and visitors.

We are looking for someone with drive; passion and ambition to effectively commission and contract manage activities for Children and Young People, funded through the Doncaster Opportunity Area Programme, working closely with the Council Commissioning Team, legal advisors and procurement specialists.

The successful applicant will commission and provide strategic leadership to a portfolio of up to 50 directly commissioned contracts, with a budget of up to £8.75 million. Working closely with our stakeholders and partners, including voluntary sector organisations, you will ensure meaningful engagement to promote the co-production of commissioned services, which meet the identified needs and outcomes for Children and Young people in Doncaster. You will contract manage commissioned services in partnership with the Opportunity Area Programme Manager and DfE Opportunity Area Programme Team colleagues, ensuring social value and value for money and sustainability.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the job profile and role summary.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 17th December, 2018 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held on 11thJanuary, 2018.

For further details or an informal chat please contact: Angela Harrington, Commissioning Manager, Tel 01302 862676 or email Angela.Harrington@doncaster.gov.uk

To apply please follow the link – https://doncastercounciljobs.co.uk/procurement-learning-opportunities-cyp-opportunity-area-commissioning-lead/23325.job

Job Features

Job CategoryCouncil Vacancies
Salary£31,427 - £35,248
Closing Date14/12/18

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