Our client in East london is looking to appoint a Senior Commissioner to join the team there. The role will be managing, co-ordinating and developing the BCF approach within the Commissioning Teams portfolio of work in order to rapidly make progress on deliverables and intended benefits.
You will be providing high quality and timely advice and support to the Project's Sponsor, Lead Manager so that the integrity and reputation of the project is protected throughout the life cycle of the project.
1. Undertake service reviews to identify opportunities for improvement, and produce high quality business cases for approval by relevant decision making bodies.
2. Undertake detailed project planning, management and implementation to ensure the end to end process from service redesign through to go live delivery of the new service structure are delivered on time and to budget, and deliver their anticipated benefits, whilst minimising disruption to Council services. Design effective project governance arrangements and directly address governance issues as and when they arise. Measure programme/ project impacts and ensure lessons learnt are fed back into a process of improving the way the Council manages change.
3. Manage multidisciplinary project teams that are likely to comprise of Senior Officers with professional expertise (e.g. Service experts; HR; Finance; ICT; Legal; Property; Procurement; Communications) and may include external contractors. The post holder will be expected to champion the programme/ project vision, using experience to provide powerful analogies/ case studies to support the agreed course of action.
4. Develop effective working relationships with lead stakeholders within the programme/ project, including service based officers (up to Director level); 'professional' support services officers (HR/Finance etc); elected Members, Chief Officers, Trade Unions; professional advisers and contractors.
5. Provide credible, accurate and timely reports to the agreed frequency, and to report ad-hoc and promptly on any appropriate developments that could adversely affect the project, or the Council in a wider context.
6. Be responsible for effective risk management and issue resolution for the project. Make recommendations and set frameworks to ensure key decisions are made with consideration of all relevant factors.
This role is for 3 months initially and has a dailly pay rate of £500-£550 umbrella.