Like all Local Authorities West Berkshire Council is working hard to maximise resources to ensure it can meet the changing demands and expectations of its residents. We need a market that is fit for now and the future and have created a new Market Management Lead role to ensure we deliver this agenda.
Working across the People Directorate the successful applicant will have the opportunity to make a real impact, shaping services in Adult Social Care, Education, Children’s Social Care and Public Health. The key objective for this role will be to support the Directorate to successfully develop and implement strategies that will ensure appropriate capacity, access to services and financial sustainability.
A highly motivated self-starter you will have a proven track record in strategic market management, utilising commissioning principles to maximise access and value in related service areas. In addition you will have the ambition and drive to motivate others, be highly persuasive and able to matrix manage within a complex environment.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 29 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.
For an informal discussion, please contact Andy Sharp, Executive Director (People) on 01635 519722 or 07833095956
Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 27th November 2019.
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply
Please complete an online application form.
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