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Development and Commissioning Manager
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/21/168207
  • Published: Fri 08/10/2021, 15:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/11/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,000 - £44,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Development and Commissioning Manager

Job Title: Development and Commissioning Manager
Location: County Hall (Currently working from home)
Salary Range: £43,857 progressing to  £46,845 pa
Hours: 37  per week
Contract: Fixed term (or secondment) for 18 months

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

Job Duties:

Family and Health Services Commissioning commission a range of universal, preventative and targeted services. These help families to ensure their children have the opportunity to thrive.

We are seeking to appoint a Development and Commissioning Manager to develop policy and processes needed to support the implementation of specific areas of universal and preventative services to ensure improved outcomes for children, through the leadership and management of complex projects.

As part of the Early Help Commissioning team, you will have experience working in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders including Schools, Local School Partnerships, Family centres, Service providers, Health Providers and families to develop and deliver policy.

You can demonstrate the ability to monitor and evaluate the impact of services and how they contribute to delivering outcomes for children and families and how these impact on

Hertfordshire County Council’s responsibilities for universal and preventative services.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about improving outcomes for children and families through early help to join our Family and Health Services Commissioning.

If our vision inspires you, and you relish a challenge - then this is a great opportunity to join one of the most exciting and forward-thinking councils.

For an informal discussion please contact the hiring manager Tina Powell by Telephone 01438 844749


To apply please follow the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the bottom of the screen.  As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for.  If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.


If you are applying for secondment, please complete and attach the secondment form also.


Closing date: 7th November 2021


Interview date:  19th November 2021

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes


Application Information


How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.

Important Note re Interviews: Where we are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.

Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here

Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.

Hard to Fill Roles
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants from outside, as well as from within the UK. Sponsorship opportunities may be available

Non Hard to Fill Roles
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants who already have an established right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorships for this post

Additional Information

English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

Why Hertfordshire: Watch our ‘Why Hertfordshire’ video. Our staff use their own words to tell their story and share their experiences of what it is like working here. Take your next step in your career.

CS Roles Only: We expect all Children Services employees to fulfil Hertfordshire's Professional Promise for how children, young people & young adults with special educational needs and  / or disabilities and their families should be treated. It is our agreement to place families and children at the centre of what we do, and helps parents and carers to understand and be able to hold us to account for how we provide our services. For further information please visit:‘Professional Promise’

Hertfordshire County Council is currently undertaking a review of its pay structure and terms and conditions. The council is undertaking this review as part of its commitment to continuing to be an employer of choice, by ensuring that its pay and terms and conditions are relevant to future working practices. You can read more about this on our website