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Commissioning Manager for Places

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£45,213 - £48,009 per annum
Sycamore House, Waltham Forest Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/03/2017 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Commissioning Manager for Places

(Pay Grade PO7)

This post is within the Education Capital & Planning Team within the Families & Homes Directorate. This post holder is responsible for School Organisation and Pupil Place planning.

You will provide strategic planning and management functions to ensure that the Authority meets its statutory duty in providing sufficient pupil places in primary and secondary schools and all related school organisation statutory duties.  Experience of working with schools is essential.

You will bring your extensive organisational, administrative and data management skills to the team. You will have advanced Excel skills (including VBA coding), excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications and also skilled in MapInfo. You will have outstanding mathematical skills and experience in a similar role. You will also have relevant working knowledge of external organisations such as London Councils and the GLA.

If this exciting opportunity motivates you, and you enjoy a challenging environment then apply using the online application form at www.

Closing date: 22nd March 2017

For an informal discussion contact Brendan Wells on 020 8496 8081

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.
How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council