Senior Independent Sector Management Officer
We are currently working with a large local authority who require the interim assistance of a Senior Independent Sector Management Officer to join their Independent Sector Management Team to support procurement and contract activity for the full range of Adult Social Care including specialist areas of mental health, older people and learning disability.
- Will be responsible for the management and procurement of a range of services within a defined portfolio
- Lead responsibility for the ongoing performance management of services and tendering / retendering processes for their portfolio of services
- Hold robust audit trails in compliance with the Councils Standing Financial Instructions and Contract Procedures
- Manage relationships with providers and lead in the resolution of all contract-related queries relating to their portfolio managing non-compliance and performance management issues to resolution
- Through performance management of services, take lead responsibility for developing and improving the quality of service delivery
- Ensure that all relevant orders and receipting are completed for the services within their portfolio and manage service finances to ensure contracts deliver within agreed budgets.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A recognised relevant qualification in contracting and/or Commissioning
- A good knowledge of statutory agencies standing orders and financial arrangements
- Good understanding of legislation and policy relevant to social care and/or health services
- Good understanding of relevant quality standards relating to health and/or social care
Rate: Negotiable depending on experience (Inside IR35)
Duration: 3 months subject to further extensions
Full remote working
For more information on the roles we are currently working on within Local Government, please in the first instance email your CV to the team or call 01216160660.
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