Job Detail

Interim Senior Quality & Contracts Officer

Location: South East - Oxfordshire

Type: Interim

Job Ref: SW1233

Closing Date: Closed

Job Description

Ref                         SW1233

Role                       Interim Senior Quality & Contracts Officer

Location               Oxfordshire

Rate                       On application

Duration              5 Months

Role details

Interim required to provide supervisory support to a small flexible pool of Quality & Contracts Officers. To undertake tasks across the full range of contracting activities as required.

Key Tasks

  • To assist the Quality & Contracts Manager (QCM) to develop, monitor and administer service agreements and contracts taking into account the views of users, carers, colleagues and other agencies

  • To be personally responsible for managing a portfolio of contracts that may be both service area specific and cross cutting within a specified budget as required.

  • In conjunction with the Quality & Contracts Manager to liaise with Lead Commissioners to review and renew contracts, internal and external service agreements and to assist where required to commission new services.

  • To support Providers in achieving compliance with requirements in regulations, contracts or service agreements including trouble-shooting and advising, including Providers that do not currently have a Contract or Agreement with the Authority.

Experience and skills required

  • Educated to a minimum of ‘A’ level standard or equivalent

  • More than one year of experience of managing contracts and/or social work and/or commissioning and/or procurement services in the public sector

  • Understanding of ICT in relation to achieving effective QPC control

  • Experience of successfully negotiating with and managing poor performance by a provider

If you believe this is an assignment for you and are available, please send a full CV quoting reference SW1233

Please note all successful applicants will be notified within 21 days


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