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Commissioning Manager

Job Title: Commissioning Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Other Locations
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 766938
Contact Name: Casey Adams
Contact Email:
Job Published: 21 days ago

Job Description

Commissioning Manager-Warrington
Salary: £22.04 per hour  
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Hybrid Working
Key Accountabilities:
In this role you will work closely key stakeholders (families, young people, schools and professionals) to manage implementation, monitoring and evaluation of commissioned services for children and young people with SEND, ensuring that these arrangements deliver value for money and improved outcomes for young people.
You will work within the SEND team at Warrington Borough Council and report directly to the SEND service manager.
We are looking for a dynamic and proactive SEND Commissioning Manager who will manage procurement and contract arrangements for external SEND services and have oversight of commissioned placements with independent education providers. You will manage a small SEND commissioning team ensuring commissioned services provide value for money.  You will develop positive working relationships with a number of external education providers to ensure positive outcomes for learners with SEND in Warrington.
Key information:
  • 37 Hours per week
  • Location of work 1 Time square- Hybrid working will be considered
  • Looking mainly for good experience in procurements and contract management
  • 4 direct reports
  • SEND experience beneficial but not mandatory compart to the contracts and procurement experience.
Experience You Will Bring:
  • Have experience of inter-agency working
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Have experience of developing specifications and managing contracts
  • Have experience of managing budgets and ensuring value for money
  • Be able to evaluate options and find effective solutions
  • Have the ability to write and present reports to a range of audiences
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and achieve deadlines
  • Have experience of procurement and the commissioning of external services
  • Have a good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Excel
We offer:
  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment
Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.
To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Casey Adams on 07587327813 or via email

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