Added 15/10/2020

Commissioning & Market Development Manager

Location
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Salary
£400 per day
Job Type
Sector
Public Sector
External reference
SZK3200~3568~COVHO

Commissioning & Market Development Manager
East Midlands
6 months (initial contract)
£400 per day

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Commissioning and Market Development Manager on a contract basis for a Public Sector client of ours who are currently undergoing a largescale and exciting transformation; based in the East Midlands.

The successful Commissioning & Market Development Manager will have the following responsibilities:
- Reporting to the Service Manager for Commissioning and Brokerage Services this role has overall responsibility for commissioning services for vulnerable people including developing strategic commissioning plans and overseeing market development
- The Commissioning and Market Development Manager will have specific responsibility for managing the commissioning arrangements for services for older adults including home care, care homes and community services, although they can be called upon to oversee arrangements outside their specific area
- Leading on engagement in a range of strategic partnership arrangements with public, private and voluntary sector/not for profit agencies, people who use services and carers
- Managing effective collaboration and engagement with operational managers, procurement specialists and staff from other parts of the organisation and partner agencies in commissioning activity
- Leading the overall commissioning oversight of separate or pooled health and social care services, including service redesign and de-commissioning
- Developing strategies and plans for high quality and cost effective services from internal and external providers which meet clearly defined service standards and the needs of service users. To ensure all commissioned services include quality measures and outcomes and deliver value for money
- Making the best use of local population information, the JSNA and other plans and strategies.
- Manage effective mechanisms and arrangements for effective engagement and participation for people using services and carers.
- To manage spend within the resources available and in line with priorities and financial targets in compliance with the policies, financial regulations and standing orders of the organisation.
- To develop service plans, commissioning plans and strategies that reflect the BCF, Sustainability and Transformation Plan, and Health and Wellbeing Board budget setting processes and priorities.
- To manage the development of plans addressing issues of equal access and social inclusion and ensure the impact is evaluated.

To be successful in this role; the Commissioning & Market Development Manager will:
- Graduate Degree or Relevant Education/Health/Social Care Professional Qualification
- Management qualification e.g. DMS or MBA or Prince2 Management/Project Management
- Knowledge and understanding of adult social care and health statutory duties, responsibilities and policy requirements
- Knowledge and understanding of the key issues in the design, delivery and commissioning of services for adults, pertinent to older people
- An understanding and knowledge of public sector policy and performance frameworks relating to services for adults and/or children
- Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding across adults and children
- Manages business processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
- Budget and cost management
- Extensive experience of influencing strategic change/service development in adults' or children's social care and/or health environment
- Evidence of success in the planning, commissioning, implementation and monitoring of a broad range of services, including an understanding tendering for or sourcing services.
- Evidence of success of providing a coordinated and integrated approach to the delivery of commissioned services (e.g. working with health partners).

**Please note that travel within the county will be necessary therefore the successful Commissioning & Market Development Manager will be required to hold a valid UK drivers licence and have access to their own vehicle

If you are an experienced Commissioning & Market Development Manager and would like to be part of this exciting organisations then I would like to hear from you!

Please apply directly online and if your application is successful; one of the team will be in touch!