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Operational Commissioning & Contracts Team Manager - Jobs

Vacancy type
37 hrs, permanent
Grade 10 £39,177 - £41,967
New Town House, Buttermarket Street, Warrington, WA1 2NH
Closing Date
Tuesday, 20th June 2017

The Families and Wellbeing Operational Commissioning and Contracts Team has a lead role in the Councils Council’s commissioning , Contract management and procurement of Adult and Children’s Social Care.

Families and Wellbeing Directorate are seeking a Team Manager for a permanent post to manage a small team of Operational Commissioning and Contracts Staff to oversee a range of commissioning, procurement and contracting activities. The post will primarily manage commissioning, contracting and procurement activities for Children’s Social Care including Residential, Education, Fostering Services and Post 16 provision.

The Children’s service area sits alongside the Working Age Adults and Older People commissioning and contracts function and contributes to the Families and Wellbeing Directorate approach to the commissioning and contract management for Adults and Children. The Team Manager will report to the Service Manager Operational Contracts and Commissioning.

The role requires a confident and experienced manager with an up to date working knowledge of commissioning, procurement, contract monitoring, with a particular focus on Children’s Social Care.

The candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with service providers and stakeholders, demonstrating the ability to use information to inform and direct commissioning across the Directorate to improve outcomes for Children.

The Manager will lead and co-ordinate a range of activities including placement finding, quality assurance and compliance. The Team Manager will work closely with colleagues from across the Directorate and also outside the Council including the CCG, voluntary and independent sector providers.

A copy of the person specification and job description are attached.

If you are interested in this position and would like to talk informally about what the Team Manager role involves please contact Frank Pacey or Rick Howell.

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