Assistant Director Strategy & Commissioning



Location: Harrow

Salary: Competitive

Reference: A000550


Manage and direct the strategic and general management of the of the Strategy and Commissioning Division

Provide organisational and strategic leadership to Strategy and Commissioning team.

Commission function for statutory and non-statutory services in Adults and Childrens.

Advise the Director of Adults and Public Health and Director of Childrens Services in respect of reforms and responses to the national government agenda that impact on commissioning services across the Adults and Public Health Directorate.

Provide expert commissioning advice to elected Members. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant stakeholders both internal departments and members, and externally including with health, schools, stakeholders, providers, voluntary sector, service users, government bodies etc.

Manage and direct the integration of health and social care across Harrow and North West London (NWL).

Represent and otherwise deputise for Portfolio Holders, Director of Adults and Public Health and Director of Childrens Services, as required.

Identify, implement and lead continuous improvement programmes that will improve Commissioning delivery and embed a performance and accountability culture that drives standards and performance.  ​​​​​

For more information, please view the role profile below:

Role Profile


Indicative timetable:

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28 August 2024
Preliminary/Technical Interviews:  To be confirmed
Final Interviews: To be confirmed


To arrange an informal conversation about this role, please contact:

Sean Anderson
Phone: 0121 312 3755

Dawn Faulkner
Phone: 0121 312 3755

To apply:

To apply for this job please click on the Apply button below and fill out the requested information. When prompted, please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than four sides of A4 each).

With your CV, please also provide the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will only be contacted if you reach the final stages, and we will not contact referees without your permission.

Your supporting statement should express why you are interested in this role and what experience you can bring to the organisation. The statement should tackle the specific requirements of the role; outlining examples and outcomes showing how you meet those requirements.