Commissioning Manager

Northampton, NN1 1ED

Up to £400.00 per day

Futures Recruitment Services are recruiting for a commissioning manager. Within the role, you will be reporting to the Service Manager for Commissioning and Brokerage Services this role has overall responsibility for commissioning services for vulnerable people including developing strategic commissioning plans and overseeing market development.

The Commissioning and Market Development Manager will have specific responsibility for managing the commissioning arrangements for services for older adults including home care, care homes, and community services, although they can be called upon to oversee arrangements outside their specific area.

Leading on engagement in a range of strategic partnership arrangements with public, private, and voluntary sector/not for profit agencies, people who use services and carers. Also managing effective collaboration and engagement with operational managers, procurement specialists, and staff from other parts of the council and partner agencies in commissioning activity.


The Main Accountabilities:

  • To lead the overall commissioning oversight of separate or pooled health and social care services, including service redesign and de-commissioning.

  • The development of strategies and plans for high quality and cost-effective services from internal and external providers which meet clearly defined service standards and the needs of service users. To ensure all commissioned services include quality measures and outcomes and deliver value for money.

  • To make the best use of local population information, the JSNA, and other plans and strategies.

  • To manage effective mechanisms and arrangements for effective engagement and participation for people using services and carers.

  • To manage to spend within the resources available and in line with priorities and financial targets in compliance with the policies, financial regulations, and standing orders of the Council.


To discuss this opportunity in more detail - please contact Kirsty -  01243 839286

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job. 

This vacancy is advertised by Futures Recruitment Services who operate as an employment agency. Due to the high volume of applications received we are not able to reply to each personally and should you not hear from us within 7 days this means your application was not successful on this occasion.

Futures Recruitment Services

52 South Street

Chichester, West Sussex

PO19 1DS, UK


01243 839286

Monday - Friday 8.30 - 5.30pm

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