Lead Commissioning Officer

England, London, Woolwich
£39774 - £42684 per annum
04 Sep 2020
19 Sep 2020
David McCrea
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Housing Inclusion Service

Lead Commissioner (Housing) - PO4


The Royal Borough of Greenwich's Housing Inclusion & Support Service is on a mission to become one of the top service providers in housing support and homelessness prevention. As part of this continuous improvement journey, we want to ensure that the customer experience, in addition to the access and delivery of housing service provision to prevent homelessness are exemplary.

We are seeking motivated people, who like a challenge, have a commitment to housing and want to help us deliver excellent services.

An opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate as a Lead Commissioning Officer within the Performance & Development Team. The post holder will work with partners to commission advice, support and accommodation services, including those for young people and vulnerable adults.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Commissioner with knowledge of monitoring accommodation provision and services for young people, domestic abuse survivors and vulnerable adults. You must be able deliver an efficient and effective commissioning programme and be able to evidence the beneficial results for service users.

You will also have demonstrable contract management, project management and quality assurance experience, as well as a good working knowledge of the legal and procurement framework. The post will also involve working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders within housing, children social care, the wider Council, health, the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), third sector providers and a range of service user groups.

You will have excellent communication skills including the ability to write high level reports and deliver presentations to a range of audiences.

We are looking for someone who is conscientious, adaptable and keen to join an innovative team to make a positive difference and drive the service forward whilst also making a difference in the lives of those vulnerable residents who need help, support and assistance.

For more information or to discuss this role, please contact Lydia Lewinson

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.