Your application will time out soon

We will reset your application if you do not respond in next 5 minutes.

We do this to keep your information secure.

Job vacancies from the public sector partners across Cambridgeshire, Milton Keynes, Northamptonshire and regions

Senior Commissioning Manager

Featured Job

Cambridgeshire County Council
£49,268 - £53,170
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Closing date:
06 May 2021 at midnight
Are you an ambitious and inspirational individual with the capability to lead the delivery of key commissioning priorities?

Then we want to hear from you!

Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council are looking for a Senior Commissioning Manager for Children in Care to join our shared Children’s Commissioning Service.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of an established high performing commissioning division with an outstanding reputation for leading the way in Children’s Commissioning.

The successful candidate will:

• Be a highly motivated and innovative commissioner with a proven track record of delivery.
• Have a pro-active approach.
• Have the ability to ensure the best quality and range of services are commissioned to meet the diverse needs of our children's population.
• Have substantial commissioning experience in children in care within a local government arena
• Have comprehensive commercial awareness and ability to manage and deliver transformational change within a fast moving environment.
• Be able to demonstrate drive and determination to ensure our vision, aims and business objectives are comprehensively delivered on time, to budget, offering value for money services that do not compromise on quality or achievement of identified outcomes.
• Be able to travel across the two authority areas

The successful candidate will:

• Be line managed by the Head of Service – Children’s Commissioning and be part of a creative forward thinking management team
• Have lead responsibility for all elements of children in care commissioning, line managing two CiC Commissioners
• Manage the Senior Placements Officer for the Access to Resources Team
• Lead on all associated business plans and manage delivery
• Have responsibility for identifying, managing and delivering testing savings targets across the two authority areas
• Relish the opportunity to join a recognised high functioning, accountable and dynamic team.

Is this a role you could thrive in? Well, in return we can offer you:

• A competitive salary of between £49,268.00 - £53,170.00
• Excellent annual leave allowances – 28 days plus Bank Holidays from day one
• Generous pension benefits
• A highly supportive management team
• Plenty of opportunities for supported development and learning.

If you would welcome this new challenge then apply online today or, for an informal chat about the role, contact Pippa Hayward on 07741 830184 or email

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This is a rolling campaign, and we will review applications daily so please don't wait for the closing date to apply. Candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, and the opportunity will be filled as soon as we identify a suitable candidate, which may be before the closing date. So please don't hesitate, we want to speak to you now!

Apply for this job

Other things you can do with this job


Featured Job