Programme Senior Officer (Governance)

10 Woodcock Street
£35,745 - £43,857
29 Apr 2021
14 May 2021
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Birmingham City Council is transforming. As the biggest local authority in Europe, our 12,000 staff look after over 1.1m citizens and more than 40,000 businesses - striving to offer the best services we can to improve peoples' lives. We aspire to be the most rapidly improving city and to make Birmingham: 


- an entrepreneurial city to learn, work and invest in 

- an aspirational city to grow up in 

- a fulfilling city to age well in 

- a great city to live in. 

The Public Health Division is engaged in a dynamic and diverse range of innovative work at a local, regional, national and international level. The Governance Team form part of the Knowledge, Evidence and Governance (KEG) Team within the Birmingham City Council Public Health Division.  The Governance team ensure that the Public Health Division meets all data governance legal requirements and supports the strategic and operational development of statutory functions of the Council, for example, the Health and Wellbeing Board and it’s five Sub Forums.

We have a vacant position within the Governance section of a multi-disciplinary public health team in the largest local authority in the country. This is a rare opportunity for highly skilled individual to join our Public Health Team


The post holder will support the Public Health Information Governance, insight and research functions ensuring that together with the Service Lead, the Public Health Division meets all data governance requirements for example around data protection and information management, including data protection impact assessments, data share agreements and the Development and maintenance of processes for the division.

Our ideal candidates are enthusiastic individuals with key skills that can be applied to support understanding and addressing the public health challenges within the city. We are looking for people of the highest calibre whose knowledge and skills will help us provide the best possible service. We are happy to consider individuals from a range of academic and professional backgrounds with the ability to apply their skills to addressing public health issues. Most importantly we want to make a difference to the lives of people who live and work in Birmingham.



The position is on a full-time permanent basis, previous applicants need not apply.

• This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act

• Observance of the City Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy will be required.

For informal enquires please contact Stacey Gunther at

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead


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