Public Health Transformation Programme Manager - ref EE42819

Civic Centre, Walsall
Grade G11 £40,356- £45,140 per annum
07 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
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Public Health Transformation Programme Manager - ref EE42819
Grade G11 £40,356- £45,140 per annum

*This position is to provide support with a project and is Fixed term for 12 months*

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Programme Development and Commissioning Manager in Public Health at Walsall Council.  We are seeking an experienced, motivated and proactive individual to join our team, who can engage effectively with partner agencies to deliver health improvement. 

Walsall Council is an innovative organisation, undergoing a transformational change programme to modernise its service offer to Walsall residents.  The public health team has strong collaborative working with partners across the borough including the NHS, voluntary sector, West Midlands Police and Housing and Fire services.  Regulatory services are a part of the public health team and we will shortly be joined by colleagues from parks and green spaces and sports development. 

The post holder will represent Walsall Council and Public Health at a range of local and regional forums and will maintain strong links with partner agencies, including Public Health England, local healthcare trusts and NHS Walsall CCG. The position will also provide opportunities to develop knowledge and skills in other areas of public health, according to the individual’s interests.  

The post holder will be an experienced and motivated individual who can progress the transformation project work with a focus on the delivery and implementation of new and innovative processes and digital capabilities to deliver better service performance. 

The successful candidate will have an understanding of public health services and possess a degree in a relevant field and a further professional qualification in programme management.

You will have excellent IT skills with a knowledge of systems and processes in health improvement. Your expertise and leadership will support the delivery of service change with additional capacity to drive forward a range of strategic projects and programmes including green spaces, physical activity programmes and developing new teams. 

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate experience of managing successful projects with excellent negotiation and communication skills.

All employees of Walsall Council will be treated fairly and with respect and selection for employment, promotion, training, or any other benefit will be on the basis of aptitude and ability.  All employees and workers will be helped and encouraged to develop their full potential. 

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service approval (DBS).  

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for Public Sector workers. 

If you feel you have the necessary skills and commitment to undertake this role and wish to have an informal discussion with Dr Paulette Myers, please contact or ring 01922 653747. 

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd June 2019

Interviews will be held between 2nd and 16th July 2019

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