Senior Commissioning Officer

England, Essex, Chelmsford
£30906 - £35026 per annum
02 Dec 2020
30 Dec 2020
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time

Senior Commissioning Officer

Permanent, Full Time

£30,906 - £35,026 Per Annum

Location: Chelmsford

Closing Date: 16th December 2020

***Please note there are 3 roles available in the team, 1 x Permanent opportunity & 2 x 12 Month Contracts***

With us, you can achieve more - for yourself as well as those you work to support.

We'll give you the tools and resources you need to enable adults in Essex to live healthily and independently.

As we help you grow your expertise you'll be part of a team working across the system to improve outcomes for Essex residents, while bringing about significant change that helps us manage future challenges.

About the Role

Commissioning activity is a key capability function within ECC, to work across the Council to deliver results and bring about significant change to manage future challenges, leveraging expertise and capability to enable a more flexible and agile environment to succeed in meeting ECC strategic objectives.

Working closely with the Mental Health Commissioner and Commissioning Managers, this role is focused on providing support, insight and capacity to Heads of Strategic Commissioning and Policy within Adults and Children and Families, to enable the collaborative delivery of outcomes for citizens, using relevant and specific subject matter expertise.

With a range of experience across programme delivery, stakeholder management and business processes, this role will be responsible for the effective delivery of commissioning activity, working collaboratively across the wider Council with stakeholders and external partners to deliver a more flexible and agile approach to delivering outcomes.

Main duties include:

- Work with Commissioning Managers and Heads of Strategic Commissioning and Policy, to provide commissioning capability and capacity within the Adult and Children and Families Strategic Commissioning and Policy Teams and work with teams from across the Council and with partners, for specific programmed pieces of commissioning activity to deliver improved outcomes for citizens.

- Responsible for engaging with partners, providers and the citizens of Essex to gather information and insight to inform current and future programme developments and ensure these are incorporated into potential solutions and consider digital options in this context

About You

To apply, you'll need to have knowledge and experience of the commissioning cycle, together with experience in using a project methodology approach. You will need to be able to evidence experience of engaging local communities and citizens, and incorporating such insights and intelligence into plans.

With significant experience across the commissioning cycle you will bring proven ability to develop a learning culture based on best practice, and your experience in working effectively with a range of stakeholders and partner agencies at all levels.

Apply now

If you have any questions about the role, or working with us, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888 or email .