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East London Council - Senior Commissioner - Adults

  • Location

    East London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £550 - £560 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

  • Contact email:

    lorna@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    560

  • Salary low:

    550

  • Job ref:

    LORNA_1631701588

  • Published:

    1 day ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job purpose:

Managing, co-ordinating and developing our BCF approach within the Commissioning Teams portfolio of work in order to rapidly make progress on deliverables and intended benefits.

Providing high quality and timely advice and support to the Project's Sponsor, Lead Manager so that the integrity and reputation of the project is protected throughout the life cycle of the project.

Context/Work environment:

This role will be based within the Commissioning Team and will work with managers across the local authority and CCG according to the changing needs and priorities of the project.

The work programme will be complex, with interdependent objectives; resources and deliverables. The projects undertaken will be wide ranging and cover differentiated knowledge areas and skill sets/ professional disciplines. The post holder will require both a breadth and detail of understanding, in order to make accurate judgements around the timescales; benefits; costs and risks.

Re-structure managers need to be flexible and adaptable, with a high level of professional credibility. The post holder will utilise a broad range of specialist skills, and draw upon a wide range of the Council's intelligence and knowledge to provide Project Sponsors with the support they need to lead the project and assure the delivery if intended benefits. Their work may require designing and implementing systems and processes; diagnosing and providing solutions to performance problems; developing programmes related to improving key cross-cutting outcomes; supporting services to change the way they do things; managing the development of cross cutting strategies; and helping services to make the best use of their resources.

The programme/ project management aspect of this role is hands on and focused on delivery. As the person closest to the programme/ project, the post holder will have a key role in identifying and recommending solutions/ opportunities and ensuring the vision for the project is realised in practice. This will require the post holder to be both creative and resilient, delivering innovative solutions to strategic and operational challenges; overcoming inertia and building support for change; and ensuring compromise solutions don't dilute the programme/ project benefits. In delivering these projects the post holder will be required to both make timely and accurate decisions, with minimal oversight within the agreed parameters. They will also be the key advisor to the project sponsor and so be highly influential in taking strategic decisions relating to the project.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.