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Commissioning Lead

Job Description

Commissioning Lead

Start Date - ASAP

Location - Chichester - ideally office based every Wednesday but can consider fully remote

Hours per week - 22.5 - 30hours per week

Rate of pay - £500- £600ltd per day

Job Description

This company is currently seeking a highly-skilled and experienced Commissioning Lead to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that social care solutions are available across the county for residents of West Sussex. As a Commissioning Lead, you will take the lead on set commissioning workstreams and deal with complex issues escalated by senior officers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement commissioning plans to improve quality and outcomes for individuals, achieve value for money and ensure the best use of resources.
  • Build positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and partners.
  • Lead on strategic & operational co-production from people with lived experience.
  • Support identification of needs and gaps in local provision, identify options for, and support the implementation of solutions, and review the outcomes and performance.
  • Present to a range of people and organisations and produce reports and information to senior managers to support decision making.


  • Social care commissioning experience ideally a care homes tender
  • Excellent comms skills - the role will require significant engagement with other LA's, providers, etc and regular check-in with line manager/HOS to ensure 'critical path' is maintained

Application Process

If you meet the requirements and are interested in this role please submit your Cv across to