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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Public Health Project Manager (Physical Activity/Health Wellbeing)

Job description

We are looking for an experienced professional to lead on the strategic planning, action plans and commissioning of services for physical activity throughout the life-course as well as other Public Health lifestyle improvement areas achieved through asset-based community development (ABCD) and that are key to the outcomes required by the Communities & Partnerships team and the priorities of the wider Public Health directorate within Sandwell.
You will be responsible for delivering a reduction in health inequality and population level health improvement in Sandwell through enhancement of physical activity and active lifestyles and other health improvement areas that will require an extensive knowledge and understanding of the wider social determinants of health supporting conditions to create better opportunities to reduce health disparities.
The post holder will be taking decisions on the planning and commissioning of complex services that will directly impact on the short and long-term health and wellbeing of Sandwell residents.
The post holder will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with all stakeholders (within the Local Authority), across the NHS (ICB’s, Hospital Trust) with voluntary or third sector agencies and user’s organisations and be able to advocate for public health at local, regional and national forums.
The post holder will be responsible for the daily line management of the Public Health Development Officer Team.

  • You will be qualified to degree level (in life or social sciences, statistics or similar) or have equivalent relevant experience.
  • You will have significant experience in health improvement for physical activity, or related fields and a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working within a complex environment.
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