Mid Sussex District Council is an ambitious, forward thinking local authority in the heart of southern England and a very desirable place to work. The Council offices are located in Haywards Heath with easy access by road or rail. We have clear priorities and our service provision is consistently rated highly by the local community.
Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to the local community, we are a great employer to work for, situated in a glorious part of the country with great benefits to offer.
We offer free staff parking, subsidised gym membership for you and your family, mutually agreeable flexible working arrangements and both a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement.
Temporary Commissioning and Partnerships Advisor (RBPS037)
(30 Hours per week)
Maternity cover of up to one year
Salary £29,577 - £32,910 pa pro rata
The Council is seeking a motivated, self starter to support the Policy, Performance and Partnerships Manager in ensuring the effective running of the Mid Sussex Partnership (MSP). The MSP includes partners from local government, police, health, education and the voluntary sector. They will provide a lead on organising meetings of the Partnership Board and the commissioning and contract monitoring of MSP projects. This will include the development, delivery and management of the MSP’s annual programme of projects, writing specifications, overseeing tender processes, contract evaluation and monitoring, to ensure value for money and good performance whilst working with service providers to address any underperformance. The post will also be involved with the Council’s programme of grants and partnership agreements.
Applicants should have experience of working in a political environment and have a working knowledge of changing policies and best practice relating to partnership working within local government. Candidates should have strong communication skills including ability to produce reports, presentations, verbal and written briefings and policy documents.
If you would like any further information, or have any questions about the role, please email Neal.Barton@midsussex.gov.uk
Close date: 7th December
Interview date: 14th December (via Teams)
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.