Director, Strategic Commissioning and Capacity Building

London Borough of Brent
Salary: Up to £130,000

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.


For further details, please click on the role profile and useful links below, or for more information please contact Jo Boardman on 07834 030501 or or Penny Ransley at or 07549 233685.


Closing Date: 26th April 2024

Longlist Meeting: w/c 6th May 2024

Preliminary Interviews: w/c 13th May 2024

Shortlist Meeting: w/c 20th May 2024

Final Panel Interviews: 10th June 2024


Useful Links
Brent Borough Plan 2023-2027 VIEW
Organisational Priorities for Change 2024 VIEW
April 2024 Structure Chart VIEW
Service Structure Chart VIEW
Borough Plan Film VIEW
Welcome Letter from Rachel Crossley VIEW