Mid Sussex District Council is a dynamic, forward thinking local authority in the heart of southern England. We have clear priorities, and are proud that local people consistently rate our services highly. We are based in Haywards Heath at the centre of the largest opportunity for development identified in the Coast 2 Capital Strategic Economic Plan and the Greater Brighton City Deal.
Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to the local community, we are a great employer to work for, situated in a glorious part of the country with great benefits to offer.
We offer free staff parking, subsidised gym membership for you and your family, a childcare voucher scheme, mutually agreeable flexible working arrangements and both a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement.
Commissioning and Partnerships Advisor (RBPS037)
(37 Hours per week)
Maternity cover of up to one year
Salary £27,668 pa - £30,785 pa
The Council is seeking a motivated, self starter to support the Partnership Manager in ensuring the effective running of the Mid Sussex Partnership. They will provide a lead on commissioning and contract monitoring for the Council and on behalf of the Mid Sussex Partnership and the Council. This will include the development, delivery and management of its annual programme of projects writing specifications, overseeing tender processes, contract evaluation and monitoring, to ensure value for money and good performance whilst working with service providers to address any underperformance.
Applicants should have experience of working in a political environment and have a working knowledge of changing policies and best practice relating to partnership working within local government. Candidates should have strong communication skills including ability to produce reports, presentations, verbal and written briefings and policy documents.
For an informal discussion please contact Natasha Allen on 01444 477204.
Please apply on-line.
Closing Date: 23 February 2018 Interview Date: 7 March 2018
How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.