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Head of Strategic Commissioning

Bracknell Forest Council
£56,033 - £60,828 + £597 London Weighting Allowance
Time Square, Bracknell
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/01/2019 at 23:55 PM
Bracknell Forest Council

We are looking for a new Head of Strategic Commissioning to join us as we transform the council and embed our new People Directorate. As we design and build our People Commissioning service this is a key strategic role that offers significant opportunities to reshape the way that we work, and to ensure we effectively commission services that provide the best possible outcomes for our local community.

Bracknell Forest Council is a brilliant organisation to work for. You can enjoy meaningful work, with friendly colleagues, who all share the same values and are working towards the same goal. We're an organisation that knows where we're going and we have a clear plan on how to get there. We are focused and forward-thinking, ensuring we always innovate, plan ahead and deliver exactly what is needed.

Are you the sort of person who can pull together all available resources, collaborate with team members and adapt and overcome obstacles? You will fit right in at Bracknell Forest Council.

Key Responsibilities:

To provide professional and effective leadership to commissioning for adults and children's services

To oversee a range of commissioning reviews and projects ensuring that they deliver expected outcomes in a timely way

To ensure that all aspects of the commissioning cycle are implemented in a consistent, safe and efficient way in order that the council supports excellent outcomes for our residents and outstanding value for money


We are looking for a candidate who will work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the council, and within the community. The successful candidate will have experience of commissioning and managing change within a social care environment, and will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the application of commissioning approaches to deliver sustained improvements. They will be a skills communicator, who has advanced problem solving skills and be excel at making things happen.

As a values driven organisation we will be recruiting people who are able to demonstrate the values and behaviours that will ensure you are able to become a valued and effective member of the team.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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