Commissioning Officer

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Reference:2/CF/19/022 

Salary:£25,463.00 - £32,233.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Commissioning, Children and Young People, Shire Hall Complex, Gloucester - GL1 2TP 

Closing date:24 January 2019 at midnight 

Children and Young Peoples Commissioning are seeking a Commissioning Officer to join our busy team sourcing and maintaining individual placements for Gloucestershire’s Children in Care. We employ a range of methods of commissioning including Framework Contracts, Dynamic Purchasing and Block Purchase of which you will need to be familiar.

You will have experience in commissioning with a particular emphasis on market engagement and management and a clear understanding of contract management and quality assurance.


This is a developing role in a high demand, high scrutiny environment. You will be resilient, have a commitment to achieving the best outcomes for children and young people and the ability to multi task.


The role is peripatetic and so a full driving licence and use of a car are essential (GCC do have a travelsmarter scheme in operation).


Interviews will be held on 4th and 5th February 2019.

If you have the experience we are looking for and a commitment to Gloucestershire’s Children in Care then please contact Semonetta O’Connell, Commissioning Manager for an informal chat - 01452 328572.

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Below you will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes. Click ‘Apply’ to continue.

Only if you have difficulty accessing the information published online should you contact GCC Appointments & People Sourcing Team by telephone 01452-425888 or e-mail to ContactUs@gloucestershire.gov.uk quoting the vacancy reference number above.

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