Service Care Solutions Ltd

Commissioning Manager

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Commissioning Manager to work within the Leicestershire Police on a 6-month contract.

Location: Leicester

Job role/responsibilities:
Lead for victim and witness commissioning services funded by the PCC across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

To review, manage and deliver the Commissioning Framework that supports the achievement of the strategic priorities as set out in the Police and Crime Plan.

  • To ensure effective delivery of the full Commissioning Framework in line with the Commissioning Budget, ensuring a knowledge of the full Commissioning Budget, that all budget holder requirements are met and ensure that it delivers value for money and the required outcomes.

  • To manage the commission / decommission and/or re-commission services in line with the Commissioning Framework.

  • Lead the negotiation of effective commissioning arrangements with community safety, criminal justice, health, VCSE and other partners and in conjunction with Procurement and Legal advisers to ensure appropriate processes are followed.

  • To be responsible for the management of contracts and funding agreements, including effective governance arrangements that will support partnership working between the OPCC, the Police, other agencies and organisations.

  • To be the Lead for the Ministry of Justice Victims and Witnesses and other potential Commissioning Grant Allocations, ensuring the conditions of the Grant are met and that returns are completed and shared with the Director of Strategy, Partnerships and Commissioning in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring full workings and documentation is produced to support them.

  • To take the day-to-day lead on all issues relating to commissioning arrangements, including attending relevant meetings.

  • Prepare written briefings as required, précising complex and detailed information and/or legislation into a succinct briefing document that captures the salient points and takes account of the wider landscape in which the PCC operates.

  • To undertake close working with the Force on all PCC Commissioning activities to ensure PCC Commissioning takes cognisance of Force potential needs and future requirements.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • Understanding the current issues which are relevant to Police and Crime Commissioners.

  • Understanding the principles of change management and modernisation.

  • Experience of developing and managing commissioning and contracting functions within a partnership environment.

  • Experience of developing successful partnerships and integrated working arrangements to improve service quality and reduce costs and Experience of securing and managing commissioning budgets.

  • Proven experience of working in a community safety, criminal justice, social care, or health care setting.


  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) or specific relevant experience.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962.

Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £400.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Rate: Up to £30.20 per hour
  • Location: Leicester, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Lewis O'Donnell
  • Tel: 01772 208 962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2024-06-25 12:03:55 -

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