Children’s Services Commissioner

Ealing, London (Greater)
£46,608 - £48,489 pa (inclusive) Grade 14
23 Jun 2017
20 Jul 2017
Job role
Director, Officer
Contract Type
Full time

Commissioning & Procurement Shared Services

The West London Alliance (WLA) represents the best-defined and longest-established sub-regional partnership in London. We’re committed to working together and with our partners on an enduring programme of collaboration and innovation to improve outcomes for people in West London.

The WLA Children’s Commissioning and Procurement Service leads 9 West London Local Authorities sub-regional shared services for strategic commissioning, procurement, market management and contract performance management for children’s social care and Special Educational Needs placements with an annual spend of in excess of £120 million.

We are looking to build an exceptional team of commissioners and contract managers who are ambitious, have a flare for working collaboratively and most importantly are passionate about delivering improved outcomes for children and young people.

You will be at the heart of driving efficiency, best value and innovation in West London and you will bring substantial energy, enthusiasm and disciplined organisational skills to help our Local Authorities realise their collective ambitions.

At the WLA we are committed to delivering excellently to achieve maximum benefit for our sub-region. We achieve this by aligning our approach to our values, and each WLA staff member has a vital role to play.

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Richard Woodward, Commissioning & Commercial Lead – Children’s at the West London Alliance on 07720 953906 or

Please note interviews are likely to be held on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd of August

This role is subject to Ealing’s enhanced vetting process

Closing date: 20th July 2017.

If you are interested in this post please apply online at

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