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Head of Service – Adult Commissioning/Market Management - SOUTH EAST/REMOTE

  • Sector:

    Local Government & Social Care

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Negotiable (via Umbrella) – Inside IR35 – Immediate start essential

  • Contact:

    Stephen Hoban

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Start date:


​INTERIM OPPORTUNITY – Head of Service – Commissioning (Adult) – Inside IR35. Our Local Authority client is looking for an immediately available experienced senior level commissioning professional.

As a member of the Corporate Leadership Group, you will play a key role in the collective leadership of the Council, providing the constructive leadership needed to create Commissioning services and activities that secure the best outcomes for service users and deliver optimum value for money, in line with the Council’s commissioning and contract management frameworks.

The role will oversee key functions that includes brokerage, quality assurance, contract and framework management and tracks trends and activity across the market both those commissioned by the local authority and those in the wider market to inform fee’s, market sustainability and wider market shaping.

You will be responsible for setting the ASC approach to market management, defining the market management strategy, ensuring robust contracting and service level agreements together with compliance monitoring arrangements for all commissioned services, and maintaining the market management roadmap to ensure alignment to the corporate goals. Additional responsibilities include development and management for identifying and commissioning individual packages of care, and the development and management of strategies for contract management of commissioned services, ensuring high value contracts have expert support and management.