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Head of Commissioning- Children's Services- Surrey

Head of Commissioning- Children's Services- Surrey

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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This role's duties include to;

- Direct, monitor and co-ordinate commissioners and commissioning teams for populations of children and families, including matrix management of commissioning teams across the council and partners, to implement best practice and ensure value for money is achieved from commissioned service.

- Lead and ensure that commissioning teams undertake or oversee all aspects of the commissioning cycle- ensuring these are managed and undertaken effectively including needs analyses; development of service specifications; procurement of services, monitoring and evaluation, service/ market development and service user voice.

- Work with procurement leads to ensure that services are commissioned through use of appropriate procurement methods and in line with contract Standing Orders; Financial regulations and EU procurement regulations.

- Liaise with members and senior management to ensure awareness of issues concerning procurement plans, service purchasing and performance, and to secure agreement to commission.

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