Market Management Assistant

Saltisford Office Park, Ansell Way, Warwick,CV34 4UL
£20,541 - £23,111
08 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Warwickshire County Council spends around £130million a year on the care and support services it commissions from social care independent providers. This includes older people; people of all ages who have a disability; and children and their families who are supported or looked after by the local authority. We commission a wide range of service types, from meals services, advocacy and advice, domiciliary care, fostering, and supported living, to 24/7 residential accommodation services. 

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

The market management team is part of the Strategic Commissioning business unit, and supports commissioning activity by analysing demographic, business and financial information to develop an understanding of the shape and viability of the social care market in the county. It also provides key support around Contract Governance, ensuring that commissioning activity complies with the Council’s Contract Standing Orders, and that our contract records are accurate and up to date. 

We’re looking for a market management assistant to join our small but dynamic team. The new team member will focus on work around on setting up and maintaining records of contracts and fee rates, but will also play a key role supporting wider commissioning activity and the wide-ranging work of the market management team in particular. There will be opportunities to work with colleagues in other Council teams, with our partners in other public bodies, and with the provider market. 


Key Requirements


For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Nigel Exell - 01926 746975 / / William Campbell - 

Closing Date: 11th March 2019

Interview Date: 29th March 2019

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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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