Market Oversight Manager
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
This role is within the Commissioning, Contracting and Market Management Service in Adult Social Care. The service is to achieve excellence in commissioning for residents in Brent. The service will aim to ensure commissioning always meets local need through having a strong evidence base for all commissioning decisions (including genuinely understanding what people want), commissioning services in the right place, at the right time, ensuring they offer value for money, are of excellent quality and deliver excellent outcomes for individuals through a vibrant marketplace.
As Market Oversight Manager (Job function - strategic commissioner and management of brokerage) you will be a key member of the newly developed service. Reporting to the Team Manager Commissioning, Contracting and Market management, you will have line management of 2 Brokerage Officers and 1 Apprentice and work to one of three thematic industry areas (Residential and Nursing Care/ Supported Living, HRS and other Accommodation based Services/ Community and Preventative Services).
You will have a responsibility of Commissioning new and existing services.
We are looking for experienced commissioners of Adult Social Care. You will have a sound Understanding of the regulations and requirements of public procurement and an in depth understanding of the quality requirement relating to providers of Adult Social Care, including a good understanding CQC inspection requirements.
Closing Date: 20 July 2020 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.