About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to play a lead role in shaping the way the Council designs and delivers it services. It is a 12 month project role reporting directly to the Assistant Director Contracts and Commercial, and is responsible for the delivery of the Smarter Commissioning workstream which is part of the Better Contracting (No Stone Unturned) theme.
This role will lead the stakeholder engagement working with SLT, officers at all levels of the organisation and Elected Members to shape the Council’s future commissioning model. This role will also contribute to the delivery of significant savings (target of £5m) as part of the Better Contracting theme.
We are looking for a candidate who has a good understanding of commissioning, has strong stakeholder management and communication skills, is able to work effectively in a networked model building relationships across multiple service areas and, has experience of managing and delivering priority projects. The ideal candidate will be solutions-focused, be politically astute and able to build high levels of credibility and impact quickly.
For more information about the role, please contact Genine Whitehorne, firstname.lastname@example.org