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Coventry City Council

Programme Officer- Drugs and Alcohol

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity to join Coventry City Council, Public Health Team and make a real difference for those living in the city who are affected by drugs and/ or alcohol.
We are looking for a Programme Officer to support the Programme Manager leading on the Drugs and Alcohol agenda and strategy for Coventry.
For an informal chat about the role please contact the Coventry Drug and Alcohol Programme Manager at
This is a fixed-term role until March 2025.

Who are we looking for?

You’ll have an excellent programme and project management skills and have experience of working collaboratively with staff across a range of organisations to develop joint solutions to complex problems.  
You’ll have excellent communication skills and experience in building effective relationships across a range of services and teams.
You’ll have a track record in problem-solving, effectively using data to understand local people’s needs, and targeting resources in a way that maximises efficiency and effectiveness.  
You’ll be highly organised, prioritising work, managing time, and working under pressure to deliver to deadlines.  
When applying for this role you will be asked to write a personal statement, please include the following information in your statement:

  • Knowledge and understanding of public health and approaches to improving public health, especially those linked with drugs and alcohol
  • Experience in analysing data and writing reports for different audiences
  • Ability and experience of leading and motivating others outside your direct sphere of influence.
  • Experience in project management
    Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply for this role.  
    For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'
    Interview date: Week commencing 18th September 2023

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