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Public Health Programme and Commissioning Manager

Job description

Our Programme and Commissioning Manager role is responsible for undertaking needs assessments and evaluation work to inform service reviews and re-design as well as wider system transformation work, involving development of business cases, and proposals for new projects, services and pathways to meet identified or unmet needs.

The post holder will contract manage and monitor performance of a variety of Public Health commissioned services, ensuring quality and outcomes are delivered and aligned to service specifications. In addition, you will be monitoring progress against a variety of national and sub regional key performance indicators and targets related to all programme areas of Public Health, particularly substance misuse, sexual health, 0-19 services, and leisure, lifestyle and libraries.

You will work across the Council and wider health system supporting the delivery of improved outcomes for residents. Salford is part of Greater Manchester with its Public Service Reform Programme and devolution agendas bringing new opportunities.
For all our fixed term posts, we are committed to review the contractual arrangements regularly in line with funding so we can retain talent within the public health team and continue to offer development opportunities.

About you
We are looking for someone with professional knowledge gained through qualifications and/or relevant experience combined with a commitment to undertake further professional development in an area related to public health. 

You will have transferable skills from working in public health or areas related to public health. Experience of tackling addictions and substance misuse is needed for one of the two posts. 

In addition to strong technical skills and/or partnership skills, the post holders will require excellent communication skills together with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with key staff across the City Council, NHS, and partner organisations and local communities as appropriate to their roles.

The team will be pleased to consider development opportunities for the right candidate(s) as we are out to spot talent through our shortlisting and interview processes.

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