Public Health Business & Governance Manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 20 - £ 50 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector and Government
  • External Reference
    JN-072022-267220
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector


  • Public Health Business & Governance Manager

  • Public Sector - Local Government

  • Rate Negotiable

  • Temporary role - 9 months

  • Full time - 36 hours per week

  • Flexible working arrangements


Job Purpose:


Lead on supporting the Director of Public Health in the smooth running of the Public Health Division, including strategic planning for the Divisional Management Team, Public Health Board and Health Protection Board.


Lead on the coordination, maintenance and review of the Public Health Service Plan and performance reporting. The post holder will also lead the Public Health Divisional induction programme and lead to ensure compliance with corporate governance and reporting requirements for the division.


In addition, the post holder is expected to carry out service review, performance analysis and project oversight, providing a lead on service planning, governance, and performance reporting, with minimal supervision.



Specific Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Lead on the development of service specifications and implementation of procurement processes, including leading on these tasks in relation to specific projects and programmes as agreed with the Director of Public Health (e.g. service specifications and procurement of divisional public health workforce development work)




  • Use initiative and creativity in planning and commissioning team development and training days aimed at addressing skills gaps and lead on forward planning for the workforce development project.




  • Lead on initiating, implementing and evaluating projects designed to increase efficiency in the division including improvement of business processes and effective service plan delivery.



  • Prepare reports, briefings and communications for the Director of Public Health Adult Social Care and Public Health SMT, Health and Wellbeing Board, adapting the style for internal and external audiences (e.g. the Annual Public Health Board report, performance reports, etc.)



  • Responsible for Public Health (PH) Division staff by:



  • leading the Public Health Division induction programme for all new staff, including updating the programme and conducting an annual audit on compliance

  • managing expectations by drafting regular communications from the senior management team to the whole Division

  • advising staff on service and forward planning for Committee cycles in the Councils



  • Manage the forward planning for the Divisional Management Team, Public Health Board, and Health Protection Board, including submission deadlines and providing quality control



  • Lead the annual review and quarterly reporting on the divisional performance targets and corporate plan projects and co-ordinate the Division's response to corporate requirements, like the Public Health contracts register, information asset register, working in liaison with the relevant departments



  • Lead on agenda setting and report coordination for the Richmond and Wandsworth Public Health Board. Produce and deliver an Annual Report of the Public Health Board to Directors' Board and respective Health and Wellbeing Boards.



  • Coordinate the responses to complex Member enquiries, Council questions, queries from external bodies, etc., liaising with other officers within Public Health and other council department



  • Use initiative to proactively identify emerging business, governance or performance needs in the Division and act accordingly to solve them.












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