Senior Commissioning and Contract Officer

£28,713- £33,108


Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

Band E - £28,713- £33,108

37 hours per week, based at Carbrook, Sheffield





Thank you for expressing an interest in joining the Office of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner.


In the role of Commissioning and Contracts Officer you will be involved in providing information, advice and recommendations on emerging service requirements, identifying funding opportunities and developing collaborative approaches with geographic and/or thematic partners in order to deliver the best services to the people of South Yorkshire. 

The focus of this role is to help the Police and Crime Commissioner deliver the Police and Crime Plan priorities by commissioning and contract managing the various external organisations and service providers with which the Police and Crime Commissioner has contracts or grant funding arrangements.

You will work closely with members of the OPCC’s Senior Management team, the Force, other partners and grant recipients to identify service needs, design grant/service specifications and then manage and monitor commissioned services or grant funded initiatives to deliver quality, value for money services to the people of South Yorkshire. 

To be successful you will need to demonstrate a collaborative style of working that supports the delivery of excellent services for the public. You must educated to degree level (or equivalent educational / work experience), have experience of effectively managing contractor / supplier performance and have excellent communication skills.  

For further information about the role, please contact the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner on 0114 2964150.


Further information: 

Applicants must meet the all of the essential requirements.

A minimum checkable history of 3 years has been identified for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with the Police and Crime Commissioner

Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and agreement is made with the HR Manager, Recruitment and the Line Manager for the role.

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The Police and Crime Commissioner welcomes applications from under-represented communities.  For further information on diversity and inclusion, please see attached Diversity Monitoring Form and  Equal Opportunities Policy.

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Closing Date: 

The closing date for applications is 24th January 2019.

Interviews to be held on 11th February 2019.

This opportunity is closed to applications.