Commissioning Manager - Housing And Homelessness

Coventry City Centre
£41,846 - £47,182
07 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
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Fixed Term Contract
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The role

It’s 2019, are you looking for a new challenge ? Are you ready to help shape, inspire and improve outcomes for local people and families and prevent and support homeless households in Coventry.

Do you want to give back ?

We can offer you a challenging but exciting opportunity to join a team at the beginnings of a new approach to tackle homelessness and improve our housing supply.

You can help us drive and deliver new commissioning arrangements to help support homeless people and families, as set out in our emerging Housing and Homeless Strategy.

We are looking to recruit a Commissioning Manager for Housing and Homelessness for 18 months to help put Coventry on the map for the right reasons and secure safety and stability for our citizens. 

You’ll need:

  •  Excellent knowledge of commissioning, procurement and market management and the factors influencing stakeholders as they develop and deliver services.


  • A good understanding of public service and housing and homeless legislation.


  • To work confidently and successfully with elected members, statutory agencies, partners and colleagues right across the council to deliver outcomes.


  • To set service standards, identify key indicators of performance, and have a commitment to the provision of high quality services.


  • A relevant degree or equivalent experience.


  • Evidence of personal development and commitment to learning.


Should you wish to have an informal conversation about this role please contact us at or 024 7683 3030 / 07701 022 870


Working Hours:  

Interview Date:  04/02/2019


In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

When recruiting, we review candidates against our Behaviour Framework . To find out more information about the Behaviour Framework please click here.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Need help with your application?

If you would like support in completing your application, then help is available at the Job Shop. 

Coventry City Council’s Job Shop is a free service for all Coventry residents. Come in and see one of our dedicated advisers and receive 1 to 1 support.

We are open Monday-Friday 9.15-4.30pm (Thursday 10.30)

Address: 1 Bull Yard, Coventry, CV1 1LH

Phone: 024 7678 5740



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Job Description and Person Specification.pdf

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