Commissioning Support Officer job with Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Direction: Adult social care, health and well-being integration

Section: Integrated commissioning

Grade: Level 8

Hours: 37

The Commissioning Support Officer position is part of the Integrated Commissioning and Partnerships team. This team is split into two, with one covering 0-25 and the other covering 18+ intentionally crossing over to support dialogue and joint planning with our vulnerable 14-25 year old population.

The role of the Commissioning Support Officer will be to support specific projects or commissioning areas within the 0-25 Commissioning Team using a portfolio approach. The successful candidate will be expected to support the development and implementation of go-live strategies, policies and plans in specific service areas to ensure go-live best practices are applied.

The focus is on:

• Provide high quality services

• Negotiate and optimize delivery of results and value for money

• Maximize opportunities to realize added social, economic and environmental value in contracts

•Evidence-based practice

• Compliance with national strategy, guidelines and statutory responsibilities

• Consistency and standard of practice

• Support supplier market management

• Develop and maintain strong relationships with our suppliers, from design to contract award

•Initiate and coordinate multi-agency task and finishing groups, to ensure that strategic and operational objectives are achieved.

If you have the right skills and experience and would like to find out more, please contact Richard Skellern on 01782 237613 or for an informal chat

To apply for this position, you must be able to provide the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you allowed to work in the UK?


Committee… (.pdf) (137kb)

To apply, click on the Apply now link below.