Strategic Commissioning Manager (Children’s Universal and Targeted Health and Wellbeing Services)

Camden, London (Greater)
£49,299 - £60,254
16 Sep 2019
14 Oct 2019
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This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the lives of Children and Young People in Camden.

We are recruiting a Strategic Commissioning Manager to join the Children’s Integrated Commissioning team within the Supporting People Directorate. The role will involve strategic commissioning across a diverse portfolio including Children’s Universal and Targeted Health and Wellbeing Services (such as school nursing, health visiting, parent support services, looked after children’s health services and supporting public health priorities for children e.g. asthma). The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting challenging targets on multiple projects and service integration across the Local Authority, CCG and commissioned providers.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience and knowledge of strategy development and outcomes based commissioning for children and families.  They will have the ability to lead and take ownership for complex multiagency areas of work and be confident in working to national targets and standards. They will demonstrate adaptable skills, knowledge, and commitment as required to meet the demands of the key accountabilities. 

We require a candidate who is skilled at communicating highly complex information to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders in a way that builds understanding and support across health, education and social care.  You will also need to possess excellent negotiation, project management and IT skills and have an adaptable and resilient personality that thrives under pressure and are able to go the extra mile to achieve outstanding results.

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, 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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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

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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 this 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 29 September 2019, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 14 October 2019

Please quote reference: 190000MW

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are;

21st October and 18th November 2019