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Commissioning Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ444213_1631522621

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Commissioning Manager- Sutton
£350/day

Part-time Commissioning Manager required to lead on the procurement of the council's Integrated Substance Misuse Service. This will include developing the specification, market engagement, service user engagement, managing a procurement process (including evaluation & contract award) and planning for mobilisation.

The role may also include contract management of existing substance misuse service.

The candidate will need to have recent experience in commissioning of Substance Misuse services and procurement.

General requirements include:
- Demonstrable experience in strategy development, market management, commissioning, procurement, service management, contract negotiation and commercial-related roles
- Experience of developing and delivering strategies to reduce spend or create efficiencies
- Experience of successfully using a range of methods to influence and negotiate with suppliers and contractors & of successfully challenging and driving commercial benefits from the entire contracting process
- Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills (including excellent presentation and report writing skills)
- Strong knowledge of procurement (including EU regulation, legal and policy context)
- Strong, proven ability to interpret data and use financial analysis skills to deliver efficiencies whether via procurement or contract management
- Excellent and proven project management skills including the ability to successfully manage several tasks and multiple priorities to a successful outcome in an environment requiring tight deadlines