Lead Commissioning Manager

Oxfordshire, Berkshire

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HS240221_1614156413
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2021-02-24
  • Location: Oxfordshire, Berkshire
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-04-25
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently looking for a Lead Commissioner for the strategic commissioning of Education, Health and Social Care for Oxfordshire Council.

Main duties:

  • To take overall responsibility of strategic commissioning for their tier of need across a portfolio of relevant services for Health, Education and Social Care, as well as working with other Lead Commissioners to co-ordinate seamless and effective pathways of support.
  • To build and promote relationships across the Council, Health and other partners which drive holistic commissioning, innovation and improved outcomes for people and communities in Oxfordshire
  • To work closely with leaders across Health, Education and Social Care to define strategic priorities and commissioning intentions then oversee their delivery which ensures quality and value for the council and its partners
  • To ensure a strategic and evidence-based approach to commissioning is developed and maintained, using data and insight to monitor outcomes and shape Health, Education and Social Care in Oxfordshire
  • To lead collaboration and co-production which drives a person-centred approach to commissioning, proactively seeking and using feedback and views from service users, families and communities
  • To use professional expertise and leadership to ensure compliance with all legislation, government guidance and regulations across the commissioning cycle, taking an appropriate approach to managing and mitigating risk
  • To inform, advise and collaborate with leaders across Health, Education and Social Care to analyse, plan, make decisions and review strategic commissioning across tiers of need and pathways
  • To lead strategic plans for commissioning, making best use of all resources to manage priorities and deliver the strategic objectives of the council and partners
  • To build strategic relationships and connections across operational services, corporate Hub, providers, Health and other partners which enable person-centred, place-based and outcome focused services
  • To work with the corporate Hub to lead strategic relationships and activities for procurement and contract management, managing complex issues as required

Experience and skills:

  • Extensive commissioning work experience in local authority with the ability to meet a specific level of competence or knowledge at a senior level) with demonstrable impact across the full commissioning cycle
  • Significant experience of successfully leading teams, managing resources, and project management to deliver outcomes, quality, and value in the local authority
  • Strong ability to lead and promote innovation, new ways of working and collaboration across a wide range of stakeholders, including other Council directorates, Health, providers and communities
  • Detailed understanding of legislation, guidance and policies in relation to adults and children's services (safeguarding in particular), as well as commissioning, procurement and contract management
  • Significant experience of joint commissioning and collaborative working across multiple organisations, including Health and other public sector partners, with evidence of influencing and advising political and other senior decision makers

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