Interim Commissioning Manager (Children)

Tempest Executive

East Midlands,
East Midlands


Commissioning Manager – Interim – Specialist Resettlement Programme 

Full time until 31.3.22


£500-600 per day (inside IR35)

The ideal candidate needs to demonstrate

  • Significant experience as a Children's Service Commissioner [CiC/CWD/SEND] within an LA setting
  • Proven track record of success
  • Excellent communicator [oral and written skills]
  •  Effective negotiation skills
  • Ability to engage stakeholders at all levels [LA/CCG/Provider]
  • Proven project management skills and recognised project management qualification
  • Skilled in managing expectations
  •  Effective risk management assessment skills/mitigation
  • Solution focused/logical thinker
  • Strong leadership skills
  •  Ability to effectively prioritise and manage time/deadlines
  • Ability to manage/oversee complex programmes of work and their interdependencies
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good editing skills
  • Ability to synthesize core information and produce accurate and validated project management schedules and reports

This role is dedicated to supporting the LA and CCG to manage a complex programme of work centered around a tier 4 inpatient step-down to a residential children's home [bespoke]. There are a significant number of stakeholders and interested parties.

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Job Information

  • Role: Interim Commissioning Manager (Children)
  • Sector: Children’s Social Care
  • Region: East Midlands
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Hours: Contract
  • Status: Open
  • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
  • Reference: TR018682

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