View Vacancy -- Early Help Commissioning Manager
Job Title: Early Help Commissioning Manager
Closing Date: Thursday 4th April 2019
About the role
The Early Help Commissioning Manager will lead the redesign and commissioning of high-quality early help services for children, young people and their families across Haringey. Whilst a focus will be the commissioning of the statutory and community-based children centre services, the role will also support commissioning of interventions across the age range for children and young people. For example, the role will support the delivery of the borough’s recently approved Young People at Risk Strategy. In all areas of activity, the role will need to adopt a strong partnership approach to enhance collaborative working and to help ensure that outcomes for children, young people and families in the borough are improved.
You will contribute to both corporate and strategic planning and service transformation whilst providing leadership and management of the strategic change occurring across the provision. Based in River Park House you will manage a small team of colleagues working alongside other services, external partners as well as young people and residents to determine needs, commissioning priorities and resource allocation.
- You will be passionate about making a difference for children, young people and families in Haringey. You will have skills and experience in redesigning and commissioning services through working in partnership and collaboratively with a range of stakeholders including local residents. You will be a confident leader with the ability to develop a strong vision in partnership other agencies and across the Council.
- You will be an excellent communicator, able to work with a range of stakeholders using innovative techniques to deliver good outcomes. You will be financially literate and able to build business cases to deliver change and transformation.
- You will display confidence in advising Elected Members and senior officers on all aspects of service delivery.
- You will be able to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends when required.