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As a result of new legislative changes and after a review of its current offering Sandwell Children’s Safeguarding Partnership (SCSP) is looking to appoint a Partnership Business Manager.

Do you feel you can provide professional support and advice to the Safeguarding Partners and relevant agencies of the Sandwell Children’s Safeguarding Partnership and its commissioned groups?

If so read on.

Working with a host of stakeholders who’ key objective is to put the child at the centre of our journey the SCSP are offering a unique and exciting opportunity for a smart, forward thinking, strategically minded Innovations and Business Manager to lead the Business Unit.

In your role you will have overall responsibility, providing high level management focus to the planning, development, delivery and monitoring of the priorities and objectives of the strategic partnership.

Working collaboratively must be a key strength, you will need to lead your team to ensure the fundamentals are met; such as meeting our statutory responsibilities, both in terms of our national and local requirements. But more is required, you’ll need to draw on your experiences and provide advice and guidance whilst demonstrating great credibility within your field of expertise and of course to be successful you will need to be able to quickly build rapport and confidence across the network or stakeholders to maintain and importantly improve successful joint working arrangements.

You will be able to balance managing a busy team partnership office, whilst also working closely with the independent scrutineer/chair to support the delivery of the strategic priorities which aim to ensure that robust safeguarding arrangements are in place.

This is a truly fantastic opportunity for the right person, so, what are we looking for?

Being able to demonstrate experience of leading in a complex partnership environment is a must.

You will need to explain using your professional knowledge and experience of safeguarding as well as your track record in operational management how you have supported on-going service improvements.

Have you built and maintained positive relationships through a period of negativity or deep change can you negotiate and influence at a strategic level, if so we would love to receive your application.

So for a fantastic role what can you expect?

A great salary paying between £46564 and £49538 per year, of course this will depend on your experience.

As you would expect you will be working with highly dedicated and professional group of people from across a wide range of agencies.

An attractive annual leave entitlement, a range of staff discounts and benefits, and a sector leading pension scheme.

Interested? Please click apply and send your CV now

Questions before applying? Not a problem please call Steven Gauntley – Director of Quality & Performance on 0121-569-3561 for a chat.

Closing date – midnight 20.09.2019

Good luck with your application.