Commissioning Officer

10 Woodcock Street , Aston, B'ham, B7 4BL
27,741 to 34,728
22 Apr 2021
07 May 2021
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About us This post sits within an arm of the wider Commissioning (Adults) team responsible for the commissioning of services required to meet citizens' assessed unmet eligible needs in line with the Care Act 2014. We are responsible for the contract and supplier relationship management, quality assurance and market shaping of a wide range of services, including Care Homes, Home Support, Supported Living and Extra Care.


Your primary responsibility will be for the effective contract and supplier relationship management, quality assurance and market shaping of a range of services situated within one of five geographical areas of Birmingham.


A self-starter, who is energetic, motivated and able to work independently and proactively manage workload; resilience with the ability to manage pressure effectively; innovation and creativity; flexibility and positivity and the ability to cope and adapt to continuously changing environments and landscapes; a good communicator; a focus on self-development and continuous improvement.


The post holder will support to identify and analyse a range of quantitative and qualitative data to review the delivery of contracted activity against commissioning intentions and to develop options and recommendations for future service delivery.

The post holder will undertake quality monitoring visits to a variety of care providers across the City and will also from time to time support colleagues in other areas as directed. Using the Quality Monitoring Toolkit to ensure compliance with agreed processes and standards including regulatory and inspection frameworks and any associated actions as a result.


Currently the post is based at Birmingham City Council’s Woodcock Street, however as these posts are classified as agile the post holder can be asked to work or move to a different location across the City.

Please be advised that we will not be accepting previous candidates for this role.

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.

For any informal enquires please contact Helen Thomas on Mobile: 0770 337 3951 or email and Ravinder on Mobile: 07912 793534 or email

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead


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