Economy & Skills - Strategy & Commissioning Manager

Warwickshire County Wide
£71,808 - £79,364 per annum
13 May 2022
06 Jun 2022
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Economy & Skills - Strategy & Commissioning Manager 

£71,808 - £79,364 per annum

This is a unique opportunity for you to be able to shape, influence and create better lives for Warwickshire residents – as the lead for Economy and Skills you can be truly influential! 

This?is an exciting time to join the Council and support post-covid recovery with economic growth being at the top of the agenda. Warwickshire is home to many UK and international brands with key strengths in automotive, future mobility and digital creative industries. The areas is a major global centre for vehicle electrification, autonomous technologies and video game development. Our local universities include Top 10 University of Warwick and Modern University of the Year, Coventry University. There’s a lot happening here. 

We are looking for someone who thinks commercially, has a strong understanding of the private sector and the key drivers facing the business community; this role gives you the opportunity to use your commercial experience and knowledge to benefit the community. 

Working with partners across the private and public sector you will be responsible for building strong working relationships and networks to deliver one of our key objects; making sure Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training skills and infrastructure. 

The role is a mix of shaping strategy and commissioning but also leading a multi-disciplinary team working at locations across the county.  Hybrid working is part of our ethos, we are flexible in the way we work, however this role will require a presence in Warwickshire. 

We know our employees want to do the best job possible, so we believe in properly rewarding our staff for their hard work and commitment. Employees are entitled to a variety of competitive benefits including a generous holiday and pension scheme, staff discounts, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, health and wellbeing support and more.

For further information please see the Job Description & Person Specification or visit our microsite.

Additional Information

We would love to hear from you, if you have any questions please or would like to talk about the post contact:

Alison Robinson, Strategy and Commissioning Manager for Economy and Skills at or

David Ayton-Hill, Assistant Director at

Closing date: midnight, 6th June 2022
Interviews are anticipated to take place mid June

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button. 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots. 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more. 

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