Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Head of Commissioning


Head of Commissioning - Children Services
Job Description

Haringey Council are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Head of Commissioning with their Children Services to provide strategic and operational leadership to inform and drive forward children's commissioning that reflects and supports positive outcomes for people accessing services across Haringey.


The successful candidate will have 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 candidate must have previous experience in commissioning children's services at a senior level.


The Head of Commissioning - Children Services will be responsible for leading a large team when driving this ambition, including demonstrable experience of positively changing culture and behaviours.

The candidate will have excellent negotiation skills and would be able to interpret and present a range of information.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic and operational leadership to inform and drive forward children's commissioning that reflects and supports positive outcomes for people accessing services across Haringey.

  • Lead a large team when driving this ambition, including demonstrable experience of positively changing culture and behaviours.

  • Excellent negotiation skills and would be able to interpret and present a range of information.

  • Work alongside a range of internal and external partners including service users.

  • Work with colleagues and Elected Members in the Council, and work closely with our partners and stakeholders to transform the way our services are delivered, working collaboratively to develop solutions and new ways of working.


Requirements

  • Previous experience in commissioning children's services at a senior level.

  • Experience of working within a commissioning context, who has led service improvements, working alongside a range of internal and external partners including service users.

  • Excellent negotiation skills and would be able to interpret and present a range of information.

  • Demonstrable experience of positively changing culture and behaviours.

  • Ability to work with colleagues and Elected Members in the Council, and work closely with our partners and stakeholders to transform the way our services are delivered, working collaboratively to develop solutions and new ways of working.


If you are an experienced Head of Commissioning, with a proven track record of success in commissioning children's services at a senior level, and are looking for a new challenge, please send your CV and a declaration of interest via email to Ashley.Brown@servicecare.org.uk