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Strategic Commissioning Manager - Kingston Upon Thames

Strategic Commissioning Manager - Kingston Upon Thames

Posted 14 August by Surrey County Council

Job Details

Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our current vacancies which are available to all.

£46,638 per annum hour for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 2DN. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception. 

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

About the Role

Are you looking to use your specialist knowledge and analytical skills to drive forward transformational change?

The newly-formed Strategic Commissioning Hub is a small centre of excellence working across Surrey on complex issues to develop sustainable public services whilst meeting the changing needs of our communities. The Strategic Commissioning Manager role will be a vital part of this team working within a single integrated commissioning framework and driving new collaborative approaches to help achieve Surrey’s vision for 2030.

Working in a challenging environment, you’ll lead a number of major projects and reviews to best enhance service delivery, using your analytical skills to identify trends and understand the needs of our communities. Your strong relationship building skills will assist you in bringing people together across Surrey to identify issues and co-design solutions together, encouraging continuous improvement and new initiatives during periods of change and uncertainty.

With great challenges comes great opportunities and this role requires the successful candidate to be committed to not only creating and maintaining high standards of excellence but also to help shape a positive working environment with resilient processes in place.

To be considered for this position your personal statement and CV will clearly evidence:

  • Strong influencing/negotiating skills which have delivered successful outcomes.
  • Experience of commissioning within a partnership environment.
  • Proven experience of balancing competing requirements, without compromising customer satisfaction.
  • Proven management experience including supervision and development of a diverse group of employees.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile, or if you would like an informal discussion about this role please contact Rachel Crossley on.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Wednesday 29th August, interviews are planned for the 5th & 7th September at County Hall.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

Job Advert Closes 29th August 2018

Values and Behaviours

Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy. For more information about our values and behaviours please follow this link.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Reference: 35872083

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