Collaborative Commissioning Programme Coordinator

Ref: External- Liverpool City Region
Date posted: 30/09/2020
Closing date: 19/10/2020 05:28 PM
Hours per week: 36 hours per week
Salary: £49,416 - £52,256 per annum
Location: Cheshire Lines Building
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

LCR Collaborative Commissioning Programme Coordinator
Grade EPO6 / 36 hours per week / £49,416 - £52,256 per annum

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.
We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate to work across the Liverpool City Region to improve outcomes for Children and Young People. In this role, the LCR Commissioning Programme Coordinator will work collaboratively with the six Commissioning Managers and Senior Officers across the region to drive their vision for transformation. The successful post holder will develop and support the implementation of a wide overarching strategy and action plan to address priority areas 
The successful candidate will:
Develop the next iteration of an overarching strategic and operational programme plan across LCR incorporating and expanding upon current work
Bring a programme management approach to the role reporting back to Commissioners and Senior Officers up to Director level
Map, monitor and demonstrate the impact the work has on LCR sufficiency particularly over the next year
Focus attention on re-invigorating collaborative discussions regarding areas where progress has been limited
Review current arrangements with Commissioners and scope out key pieces of work utilising existing best practice models regarding leaving care/ housing.
Develop a strong joint commissioning approach across LCR to SEND
Consolidate a joined-up Management Information observatory across LCR.
Scan the national horizon to find and learn from best practice, innovation, new opportunities including collaborative funding bids, training, guest speakers and webinars to ensure LCR are always driving ambition for positive and transformative commissioning practice.
We are looking for someone who can:
Lead by example, inspiring confidence and trust, tackling and creating a 'can do' culture.
Set and prioritize realistic goals and objectives ensuring sustained improvement is delivered.
Someone who has:
A minimum of 3 years programme management experience and is educated to degree level.
Proven experience of reviewing and developing services, strategies, procedures, and practice in a complex environment
Experience of working with senior officers from a range of agencies, including an ability to co-ordinate inputs from a range of sources to develop strategic priorities
Experience of cross regional working and knowledge of the key issues for Children’s Services is welcomed.
This is a full time, fixed-term 2-year post with a salary of £49,416 to £52,256.
Possible secondment opportunity - please speak to your line manager to seek agreement for this.
Interviews are planned for week beginning 26th October 2020
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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English.
This post is subject to an Enhanced level DBS check.
Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.
Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.
All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.
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Closing Date: 19 October 2020

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