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Strategic Commissioning Project Manager

  • Location

    Morden, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Social and Healthcare

  • Salary:

    £273.62 - £287.30 per day

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Strategic Commissioning Project Manager to join our client's offices based in Morden on a temporary contract basis for 6 months with the possibility of extension.

As the Strategic Commissioning Project Manager, your main duties will include:

  • To ensure that commissioned markets such as domiciliary care, care homes and day opportunities are delivered within value for money thresholds to a range of vulnerable client groups through robust contract arrangements that result in positive outcomes for individuals to be enabled to live as independently as possible.
  • To lead on the implementation of a programme of service and contract reviews, assessing strategic relevance and value for money, quality and service user involvement.
  • Produce high quality, well evidenced, concise review reports capable of influencing positively providers and stakeholders.
  • To lead, service and facilitate work with stakeholder providers, partners and voluntary organisations to undertake research to assess gaps in provision for specific client groups, contributing to relevant commissioning & housing strategies where necessary and appropriate.
  • Lead on the specification development, commissioning, market development, and review of contract management & monitoring of care home contracts.
  • To be responsible for working with a portfolio of service providers to shape the local market for residential and nursing care homes in line with the Care Act 2014 Commissioning & Market Shaping responsibilities.

To be successful for the role of Strategic Commissioning Project Manager, you will need to have:

  • Adult Social Care commissioning and contract experience
  • Project Management skills
  • Experience working within commissioning and contract management of Adult Social Care services
  • Working with a range of stakeholder groups.
  • Knowledge of care and support sector including specific sectors of the market and current issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to present information in appropriate formats including stakeholder consultation and the writing of complex documents.
  • Knowledge of the commissioning cycle and contracting cycles and the ability to develop service specifications, outcomes and metrics.

Your working hours will be: Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 17:00

Start date: ASAP

Pay rate: £273.62 per day PAYE (inside IR35)

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