Tender Notice

Finance - Service Manager JUST CLOSED

Buying Organisation

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

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Tender Description

Service Manager
Rate of Pay: Please let me know what rate your candidate would be looking for at point of submission
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Location: Working from Home
Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Agency

Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.

Our Business Partner for Children's Service has recently become vacant and we are looking to recruit to this post for a short period of time whilst a review of management structures at the council is undertaken. The postholder will be the Business Partner liaising with the Director of Children's Services along with being the main finance point of contact with Sandwell Children's Trust. The duties are set out below: -

o To support the Strategic Finance Manager in the production of the Councils final accounts and related statements in accordance with accountancy guidelines and accepted professional practice.
o To provide strategic financial advice on the production of the annual revenue budget and capital programme and the Council's Medium Term Financial Strategy.
o To ensure the production of reliable financial forecasts, budgets and plans which highlight opportunities and risk
o To review and approve the financial implications of reports produced by service directorates
o To be an authorised signatory for the Treasury Management function in compliance with all necessary legislation and Codes of Practice
o To provide strategic finance advice to Elected Members and senior officers
o To be an advisor to the Council, the Council Executive, and Cabinet Members on all matters relating to service provision within the area of responsibility including the preparation and presentation of reports.
o To work closely with the S151 Officer in establishing, agreeing, and monitoring operational targets for service delivery and management performance for the service and the employees for whom the post holder is responsible.

Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references and a copy of Terms and Conditions. You will also need to include your agency on cost details to each submission. Stated rates must be inclusive of all known costs.

Please note this advert is also out with our Master Vendor
This roles falls inside of IR35.

You will receive further information regarding invoice terms if your candidate is appointed to this role. Invoices must be sent electronically on a weekly basis to templink_1@sandwell.gov.uk along with your workers authorised timesheet supplied by your agency. Payments are then released 14 days from the date of the invoice.

The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.

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Tender categories (products & services required)

Supply services of personnel including temporary staff (CPV 79620000)


West Midlands (UKG)

Buyer Information

Buying Organisation

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

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