Central Bedfordshire Council has an exciting new role for Public Health Project Manager to work with our Public Health Principal Officer on the development of a new integrated health & wellbeing service, maximizing support for stop smoking and weight management for residents across Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough and Milton Keynes.
Provide efficient and accurate customer-focused support to develop the integrated health and well-being service, delivering change, including: planning and scheduling of projects; data collection and analysis; the production of management reports; identifying and mitigating risk, budget monitoring and supporting stakeholders and customers.
Be responsible for complex project planning, management and delivery, using project management tools, within deadlines and on budget.
Provide robust, detailed and succinct reporting on programme/project related activity.
Be proficient and have experience of engaging, managing and collaborating with senior stakeholders to deliver the end result.
No public health knowledge or experience is required.
The role will be specifically to:
Degree-level education and/or relevant professional qualification or equivalent demonstrable experience.
Experience of managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders (ideally external stakeholders / other organisations).
Proficiency in stakeholder engagement at a senior level, who will be able to hit the ground running and forge the credible stakeholder relationships quickly and effectively.
Knowledge and/or experience of managing Public Sector (ideally Local Government) projects.
The postholder will need to work effectively with a Public Health Principal and Head of Service to ensure that effective project plans and processes are in place for this new service, and to work with stakeholders to progress elements of the service development.
**Qualifications and Experience **
The suitable candidate will have:
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