We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Public Health Project manager who is interested in coming to work in a fast paced and friendly environment.
Providing project management support to the Public health Leadership team, this is an exciting opportunity to develop your Public Health skills and competencies and work across the whole range of multi-disciplinary Public Health programme areas.
Public health within Croydon is small well-respected team of specialists who across the council and with the council’s partners around the wider determinants of health there is strong recognition that we are a competency-based profession. We are changing the conversation and using our competencies and expertise to make the health of the people everyone’s business. We want public health thinking hard-wired into strategic decision making and operational delivery to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of the people of Croydon. Working with our colleagues around localities, place, and people we have a track record of work that results in real outcomes and improvement. We are proud of our track record in developing our team and maximising their potential.
Croydon Council works in collaboration with the NHS, voluntary sector, statutory and other partners and our communities and residents - the council serves the second largest population in London. It is passionate and forward thinking but also faces significant challenges both in terms of health inequalities, deprivation, and a constrained financial environment. Public health has a key role to ensure that we don’t build in or increase inequalities.
Public Health Project Manager
The post holder will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with significant post-qualification experience of programme / project management alongside an understanding of budget management.
You will have a detailed understanding and excellent knowledge of the NHS, Local Authority, primary care and voluntary sector provisions relating to the commissioning and delivery of public health services. You will have excellent relationship management skills and be confident in working with partners at a senior level across the health and care system. You will be proactive, well organised and will lead and manage projects at a senior level.
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