Service Manager Strategy and Service Development, People Services
Grade: HoS1 – £50,289-£67,050
Job Reference: 5423
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-Time
We are looking for a creative and effective individual to join our Strategy & Service Development Service as a Service Manager within the People Services department of the Council. Reporting to the Head of Strategy and Service Development, you will manage a team of up to five service development managers working across a wide portfolio of projects supporting children, adults and older people. You will work with partners across the council and with key statutory and non-statutory partners, leading on the development of strategy, policy and the delivery of an ambitious programme of work, including capital projects, which will provide value for money and high-quality support services to some of the most vulnerable people in our borough.
Your intellect, interpersonal skills and experience of building effective relationships across organisations and systems is essential. In addition, you must have a strong track record of commissioning and the ability to shape, manage and drive projects /programmes to deliver clearly identified benefits.
For this particular post in addition to your CV you need to upload a written statement.
Our standard guidance through this application will state that your CV will not be visible to the manager at application stage. However, please note as the manager would like an expression of interest attached to your CV as your application to apply for this role, your CV will be visible to the manager as soon as it has been submitted. As we operate a process of name blind recruitment you do not need to include your name on your CV.
The written statement should cover no more than 2 sides of A4 paper in font size 12, demonstrating why you think you are suitable for the post, using examples, how your knowledge and experience meets the requirements of the person specification. Please see the job description and person specification for further details.
Assemments will be undertaken for this post.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: midnight 21st January 2019
Interview & Assessment Date: TBC
“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.
If you are interested in this role and you would like an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Sandra Elvin, Business Manager to the Head of Strategy and Service Development, on Sandra.email@example.com .
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