Senior Commercial Development Officer - Fixed Term (12 Months)

Lincolnshire County Council has an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our Commercial Team as a Senior Commercial Development Officer on a fixed term or secondment basis. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and ambitious individual with strong Project Management and Performance Management skills.

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Commercial Team - People Services
G10: 34,788 - 38,813
Job Category
Project Management
Criminal Record Check
Not Required
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Secondment
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Relocation Expenses
Politically Restricted Post
Closing Date
Job Reference

About the Team

The Commercial Team - People Services is responsible for the procurement of 600 Adult Care and Community Wellbeing contracts and the Contract Management of 1,000 individual delivery settings.  The combined annual spend of this activity is over £200 million p.a. and the programme includes a very diverse range of individual Procurement, Contract Management and Market Development projects.

The Team is accountable for ensuring contracts are commissioned, procured, and managed in a way that ensures value for money at the same time as ensuring a quality, safe and effective service is delivered to the residents of Lincolnshire.

About the Role

This role sits within the Commercial Development Team which supports the wider Commercial Team – People Services.  The Commercial Development Team has a wide area of responsibility which includes the provision of intelligence and reporting, the review and development of internal business processes, and project management of the most complex and high profile procurements.

Reporting to the Commercial Development Manager, the successful candidate will play a critical part in project managing high profile procurements and will drive forward improvements in process, reporting and intelligence.

This is a unique opportunity to join a team in a role that provides variety, challenge and an opportunity for you to impart your knowledge and expertise to drive positive change to the understanding, management and continuous improvement of services for the people of Lincolnshire.

At the heart of Lincolnshire is Lincoln City; famous for its stunning cathedral and impressive castle, the medieval quarter is a great contrast to the lively and youthful feel of this vibrant University City.   The county's historic market towns are steeped in history and brimming with life, our vibrant coast and areas of outstanding natural beauty make Lincolnshire the perfect place for your next career move.

We are offering a competitive salary of £34,788 - £38,813, along with a pension, a comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes, cycle to work, civil service sports council membership and many areas for professional support and development.

Applications Close on 27/10/2019 and interviews will be held 06/11/2019.

If all this sounds like the role and place for you and you want to, then go ahead and read through the full Job Description, to help you do the best application possible, before clicking apply!  If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to .  If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please give Tracey Dowker a call on 01522 843125 OR Dionne Soonthornsaratoon on 01522 555011.

Best of luck with your application!

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

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

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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