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Truly Tailored Recruitment

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Cheltenham Office Park
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GL51 6SH

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Commissioning Officer - JO0000002321


Our Client based in Gloucestershire is looking for a Commissioning Officer to join their team on a temporary basis, initially for 6 months with the possibility to extend to 12 months. We are looking for a candidate who will be able to support the Lead Commissioners and Outcome Managers, achieving the expected and desired outcomes in given areas through effective commissioning activities. The ideal candidate will be required to lead and undertake more complex and higher risk projects and lead on lower risk commissioning exercises. Previous experience in local authority would be desirable as they ideally need someone who can hit the ground running.

Within this role we are looking for someone that can provide advice, evidence, and research, which can support commissioning decisions, including analysis of the market development trends. You must be able to support the customer engagement process, undertake contract monitoring and provide support for procurement and commissioning exercises. The ability to keep up to date with relevant policies, best practice, and legislative changes, is essential.

We are looking for someone that has experience working in a commissioning environment as a commissioner or provider, has experience of working procurement, with proven experience of interpreting and presenting research and customer views in light of legislative and policy requirements. You must be able to build and maintain productive relationships, including those with stakeholders and partners. Previous involvement and support in a range of projects including planning and reporting, including working on sensitive projects is a prerequisite.

This role is to start immediately and will be based in Gloucester, so please only apply if you are happy to travel to Gloucester every day.

To ensure that your application receives the fullest possible attention, it is essential that you carefully consider the role that you are applying for and include all relevant information on your CV in relation to this role.

Candidates need only apply if you are within an hour of a Gloucestershire postcode or if you already have plans to relocate to the Gloucestershire region in place.

If your application is successful you will be required to attend a virtual meeting with one of our team prior to your details being submitted to our clients.

Please note Truly Tailored Recruitment are acting an employment agency when recruiting for permanent opportunities and an employment business when recruiting for temporary assignments. We actively encourage applications from all areas of society as we support equal opportunities and diversity in employment.

Salary: £15.78 - 15.78 per hour

Hours Per Week: 37hrs a week

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