Commissioning & Contracts Team Manager

AGMA Direct Source
10 Apr 2019
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for a new opportunity as a Commissioning & Contracts Team Manager?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commissioning & Contracts Team Manager with Manchester City Council. This position has become available to support ongoing developments within the team and is available immediately on an ongoing temporary contact.

What is the role?

As a Commissioning & Contracts Team Manager with Manchester City Council you will lead and manage and deliver high quality commissioning and contract management activity. You will build strong partner and provider relationships to develop solutions to the challenges and opportunities Manchester offers.

In addition, you will work in partnership with the Children’s Placement team to shape the provider market to be responsive to the needs of Manchester’s children and young people.

How will I do this?

* Ensure commissioning and contract management is to a high standard and value for money through strong team management oversight and support.

* Develop partnerships with providers, external market and stakeholders to ensure sustainable contracted services meet the Council’s needs.

* Provide oversight to contracts and provider meetings; contract performance analysis; feedback from social workers; change control and business continuity planning.

* Actively feedback on performance, priorities and potential improvements to enable and inform future service design.

What Skills do I need?

* Extensive experience in resource planning, procurement and commissioning, ideally within the public sector.

* Ability to take the lead on strategic reviews to ensure that commissioned services are fit for purpose.

* Experience of providing effective commercial performance management and ability to provide expert advice to stakeholders.

* An ability to lead, manage and motivate staff to achieve high levels of performance. Experience of creating work schedules and setting realistic timescales.

How do I apply?

This position is available immediately. Please apply below as soon as possible to ensure your application is considered. Alternatively, please email your CV to

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