Commissioning Lead

  • Job Reference: 6512260
  • Date Posted: 5 December 2017
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £350 Per Day
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

VENNGROUP Specialists in professional temporary recruitment

Interim Commissioning Lead
Based in London
Length: 3 months initially with the strong possibility of extension
IR35 Status: Inside

An exciting opportunity has arisen in one of our local authority clients for a Commissioning Lead to support them with key projects within Children’s Services, namely Children’s Placements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Combining commissioning, project management and service redesign experience to drive forward a number of projects, particularly around children’s placements
  • Supporting the commissioning process and business case development
  • Building key relationships with stakeholders
  • Undertaking research on current service performance where necessary
  • Supporting strategic commissioner to drive service improvement

Skills and experience required:

  • Understanding key elements of the commissioning lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Children’s services and Children’s Placements
  • Demonstrable experience of transformation and service redesign
  • Evidence of strong political awareness and sensitivity to stakeholder needs and priorities
  • Analytical skills


To apply for this role or to find out about other commissioning jobs, please contact

 Niki Holdich or Toby Rose on the London Local Government Team on 020 7557 7667 and email your CV to