Lead Commissioner

Greenwich, London (Greater)
£39.774 - £42.684
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full time



Join us in Royal Greenwich!

  • Do you want to be part of a creative team?
  • Do you want to be at the forefront of change?
  • Would you like to contribute to delivering good outcomes for children and young people?

Lead Commissioner (Permanent)

Salary scale: PO4

We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic person who wants to make a difference to the lives of children and young people in the borough.

As Lead Commissioner you will provide commissioning expertise and support to operational and strategic leads within Children’s Service. You will;

  • Be an experienced commissioner, looking to broaden your expertise and knowledge.
  • Lead on commissioning a portfolio of high value/complex services to deliver good outcomes for our children, young people and families.
  • Lead on the development of effective performance monitoring and quality assurance of services
  • Work with commissioned providers and stakeholders (internal and external) to identify priorities, improve quality and outcomes.

We are committed to professional development, and see this role as an opportunity for an enthusiastic team-player who is motivated to continue a career within commissioning.

For more information or to talk through this role, please call Jummy Hemsley on 020 8921 4654.

Closing date for applications is Friday 7th June 2019.

Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.