Head of Service, Market Management

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    £440.00 - £550.00 / Day
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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  • Deadline:
    May 27, 2021

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside the Royal Borough of Kingston Council to provide them with a Head of Service, Market Management on a 6-month contract.


This is full time, Monday – Friday and offers a pay rate of £440-£550 per day. This may be negotiable dependent on experience.


As a successful Head of Service, your duties will be:

  • Setting the ASC approach to market management
  • Defining the market management strategy, ensuring robust contracting and service level agreements together with compliance monitoring arrangements for all commissioned service
  • Maintaining the market management roadmap to ensure alignment to the corporate goals
  • Development and management for identifying and commissioning individual packages of care
  • Development and management of strategies for contract management of commissioned services, ensuring high value contracts have expert support and management
  • Utilising wide range of data to ensure that fee’s and provider sustainability is aligned with market shaping activity and the resources available in the council


To be considered, you will have the following knowledge/experience:

  • Extensive experience working within market management with strong commercial skills
  • Robust financial planning skills and experience
  • Effective working relationships with partnersDisplay commercial confidence and the financial management skills to bring about demonstrable improvements in efficiency, value for money and income generation
  • Be politically astute and able to build high levels of credibility and impact quickly, working within networks to delivering through and with others
  • Role model agility and adaptability in mindset and ways of working
  • Have significant experience and a proven track record of achievement in leading and managing market management-focused services and activities


If you wish to be put forward, please apply below and contact Cameron Nicholls @ Spencer Clarke Group. cn@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk / 01772 954 200