Interim Head of Commissioning – Children Services | London | £500+ per day
Interim Head of Commissioning – Children Services | London | £500+ per day

Interim Head of Commissioning – Children Services | London | £500+ per day

Posted 3 weeks ago

Interim Head of Commissioning – Children Services | London
Must have previous experience in commissioning children’s services at senior level.
To provide strategic and operational leadership to inform and drive forward children’s commissioning that reflect and support positive outcomes for people accessing services across Haringey.
The Borough is looking for someone with experience of working within a commissioning context, who has led service improvements, working alongside a range of internal and external partners including service users.
The successful candidate will have excellent negotiation skills and would be able to interpret and present a range of information, leading a large team when driving this ambition, including demonstrable experience of positively changing culture and behaviours.
As well as working with colleagues and Elected Members in the Council, the successful candidate will work closely with partners and stakeholders to transform the way the Local Authorities services are delivered, working collaboratively to develop solutions and new ways of working.
Key skills:
 Relevant Degree or equivalent qualification or equivalent relevant experience.
 A recognised management qualification or evidence of participation on an organisational leadership or management development programme
 Knowledge and experience at a management level of working with Local Authority and Council systems and processes.
 Experience of having worked successfully at a senior management level to develop a high performing service or teams, with the ability to be flexible and manage competing priorities.
 Ability to provide positive leadership management and guidance regarding the allocation of resources, risk and change management.
 Experience of taking the lead responsibility for the strategic commissioning and/or policy development.
 Experience and ability to manage and interpret budgetary and financial information.
 Excellent knowledge of Commissioning legislation, policy and principles and practice guidance.
 Experience in leading the development and review of relevant services, service standards and quality assurance.
 Experience of partnership working across the voluntary and community sector optimising these relationships to improve outcomes.
 Ability to lead on the partnership and collaborative working necessary to deliver the core objectives.
 Excellent written and oral communication skills.
 Project planning and process management skills.
 Experience of managing change and supporting staff through the process.
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