Commissioning Programme Manager

Camden, London (Greater)
£45,504 - £52,786 per annum
30 May 2019
07 Jul 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

This is an exciting opportunity to work with us to implement major strategic health and social care change programmes. The post holder will have particular responsibility for implementing The Accommodation Strategy for People with Learning Disabilities and other key priority programmes. You will play a key part in implementing our Local Care Strategy and adult social care transformation plans through a person-centred care approach that builds on people’s strengths and maximises their independence, but which also emphasises prevention, early intervention and high quality, affordable support to those people who are most vulnerable.

Our Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Integrated Commissioning Team are seeking to appoint a senior commissioning professional (two year fixed term, with the possibility of an extension). This position is designed to strengthen the commissioning team’s ability to deliver key priorities.

The post holder will contribute to a fully integrated multi-disciplinary Commissioning team, which serves both the council and Camden’s CCG.  We want you to play an active role in supporting our high performing, creative and flexible teams to meet the enormous opportunities and challenges which lie ahead. 

The successful candidate will be an exceptional system leader who can gain credibility with senior leaders and members. You will have well developed influencing and negotiation skills and will be highly motivated to deliver demonstrable improvement in health and social care services.    You will be ambitious, and have a track record of delivering major strategic programmes.  You will have highly developed verbal and written communication skills, and be able to translate complex financial and statistical information into major change programmes that delivers improved outcomes for Camden residents.  You will be a self-starter, resilient and able to work with minimal supervision to get the job done. You will be able to lead multiple project teams to successfully deliver within timescale and budget. You will be innovative in your approach and appreciate the importance of collaboration, stakeholder engagement and co-production in the development of solutions.

If you want to join Camden, have a pro-active attitude and can demonstrate an ability to get things done, then we want to hear from you.

This post will require an enhanced DBS check

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, Oyster Cards, Cycle to Work Scheme, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 7 July 2019 23:59

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 17 July 2019

Please quote reference: 190000CD

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 19 August 2019 and 16 September 2019