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Director, Strategic Commissioning and Capacity Building

Brent Council
Brent, London (Greater)
Up to £130,000
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Brent is brimming with ambition and opportunity and is proudly one of the most culturally diverse boroughs in the country. We are building a fairer, more equal Brent where everyone has the opportunity to succeed, with no one left behind.

This brand-new role will explore new ways of working with statutory partners, our voluntary and community sector and local businesses to achieve the very best outcomes for our communities. It will lead on cross-council projects and programmes and pioneer new approaches to commissioning and procurement to use Brent’s resources creatively to achieve best value for our residents.

To join us as our Director of Strategic Commissioning and Capacity Building, you will bring a passion for trialling new ways of working and encouraging innovation across the council. You will understand the connections and interdependencies across different services and enjoy collaborating across professional boundaries to think beyond the status quo. Come and join the team at Brent where 94% of employees feel strongly that they are committed to helping Brent Council be successful.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Penny Ransley (07549 233685) or Jo Boardman on (07834 030 501) or visit

Closing date: 26th April 2024


What make us different?

Brent has a diverse artistic community, a wide range of cultural activities and award-winning parks. Each community in Brent has its own cultural celebrations including one of Europe's biggest Irish festivals and the Hindu Diwali festival, which attracts around 40,000 people each year. The borough is home to 'Mahogany', the innovative designer for carnival and theatrical costumes and the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn. Brent, located in the northwest of Greater London, is one of London's most diverse boroughs.

Great values!

Brent It is one of the most culturally and racially diverse of all local authorities in England and Wales. Brent is working to be a safer, more attractive and more environmentally-friendly borough, with great opportunities for people to work and thrive.
Why work for Brent?

  •  Good road and rail links into central London.  Competent and skilled work teams.  A trusting working environment.  Very attractive pension arrangements. Salary progression. Free season ticket loan scheme. 

Would you like to work in a diverse and cultural environment?

Brent may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

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