Commissioning and Contracts Manager (VRU) - Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime

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£58,861 - £66,069 per annum



Do you have a passion for London and for improving the lives of the people who live, work and study here?

Do you have a fair for commissioning creatively to make a positive difference?

Do you thrive on change, innovation and doing things differently?


This is a key lead role within an exciting and ambitious multi-disciplinary team, managing the Commissioning and Contracts Coordinator for wider team support. The successful candidate will be driven and have proven experience in developing creative and impactful commissioning strategies and delivery plans, specifically aimed at creating opportunities for collaboration.

You will be responsible for delivering best practice compliant commissioning strategies at pace for the team and drive forward the VRU workplan for delivery in terms of working through dynamic commissioning routes, ensuing stakeholder buy-in whilst ensuring value for money.

You will have demonstrable experience in the following areas:

  • Leading and advising on effective contract arrangements, management and commissioning frameworks.
  • Technical expert knowledge of the external market to inform senior level decision-making
  • Leading compliant, effective and dynamic commissioning strategies at pace, advising on all aspects of the commissioning cycle and ensuring value for money is achieved.
  • Excellent partnership relations with providers and external markets.
  • Playing a proactive role in ensuring the achievement of strategic priorities

The solution to reducing violence in London is London's people and the successful candidate will have the skills and knowledge to develop effective partnerships and to ensure and enable everyone in London can play their part in reducing violence.


Want to find out what it’s like to work with MOPAC?


Read our interviews with Havana Wellings-Longmore (Community Engagement Officer) and Misha Upadhyaya (Stakeholder & Engagement Officer for the Mayor’s Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programme).


You can also find out more about the VRU itself by visiting our website.

If you have a question about this role please contact Karina Wane,

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process please contact a member of the HR team via email on


This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. If this sounds like you, please visit our website.


Application closing date: 21 April 2021 at 23:59 GMT.

Interview date: w/c 26 April and 3 May 2021.


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