Interim Head of Service - Commissioning

  • Job Reference: HOSC
  • Date Posted: 15 March 2019
  • Recruiter: Venn Group Limited
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Salary: £300 to £500 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable dependant on experience
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 Months Initial
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are currently recruiting an Interim Head of Service for Commissioning based at a Local Government Organisation within the East Midlands

Our client is looking for an experienced Local Government Professional who has in-depth experience of Commissioning, placements and strategy development

Principle Duties/Requirements:

  • Experience working with Local Authority, preferably within Childrens Services
  • Managing a full project lifecycle
  • Provide strategic leadership on ensuring an effective commissioning service for a range of areas within Childrens Services
  • Ensure commissioned services are delivered against contractual and related performance measures
  • Manage and supervise Commissioning Managers and Contract Support staff
  • Manage the delivery of agreed joint commissioning priorities with the CCG
  • Take a lead on developing the provider market for Childrens Services, focusing on increasing choice, cost effectiveness and integrated delivery
  • Coordinate with the Children’s Trust Board to ensure coherent planning

Duration: 6 months initial
Rate: Negotiable
IR35 Status: Inside

For more information on this or other Local Gov Jobs, please in the first instance email your CV to Emily Ratcliffe or Natalie Cox on the Midlands Local Gov Team at or call 0121 616 0681

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates. If you aren’t currently looking for work but know of someone who is, please pass these details on.

Please note should this position not be applicable to you and you are currently looking for a new role, Venn Group recruit across the board within Local Government so send across your updated CV the Midlands Local Gov Team