• Ensure maximum benefit from the work of Hon Officers, executive and members
  • Adhere to the standards for Public Health organisations including considering environmental impact


  • To be as efficient and cost effective as possible in all Association work
  • To facilitate the sharing of best practice and learning across national borders
  • To work in collaboration rather than competition with the other PH Associations
  • To work towards the sustainability of the Association and its remit

Chief Executive – job purpose

  • Be responsible for adherence to the Association’s principles aims and governance as a Public Health organisation
  • Be accountable to the members through the Honorary Officers for the management of the business, finances, staff and other resources of the Association
  • Develop the Association as a sustainable and successful organisation
  • Develop, direct and be responsible for the delivery of work programmes that reflect the needs and concerns of Directors of Public Health across the UK
  • Establish and develop strong professional partnerships with other organisations, governments and individuals to enable and deliver successful collaborative work
  • Provide leadership for the ADPH and continuity for members and stakeholders across electoral changes in Honorary Officers

Head of Policy and Deputy CEO – job purpose

  • Deputise for and advise the ADPH Chief Executive, particularly on policy topics
  • Lead on the work programme and role of Council, with responsibility for meeting agendas, outputs and actions
  • Manage programme budgets and resources
  • Be responsible for the production of policy documents and briefings and input to collaborative initiatives and national events
  • Oversee delivery of appropriate and proportionate responses to consultations and comments on national strategies and policies

Head of Engagement – job purpose

  • Develop and increase membership and stakeholder engagement
  • Develop and be responsible for the delivery of the ADPH membership support offer
  • Line manage the membership team

Policy Manager – job purpose

  • Develop member-led policy positions for ADPH
  • Manage the PH policy programme for the ADPH
  • Supervise and direct project managers and administrators as required

Programme Manager – job purpose

  • Management of a meaningful support offer for ADPH members to ensure member engagement and satisfaction
  • Supervise and direct project coordinators as required

Business Support Manager – job purpose

  • Manage the infrastructure and resources of the organisation
  • Manage the programme of Board and Executive meetings
  • Provide administration for governance processes
  • Manage projects and events as required

Policy Coordinator – job purpose

  • Coordinate ADPH Policy Advisory Groups (PAGs) and other member policy development
  • Administer requests from Governments and other organisations for policy advice, comment and
    consultation responses
  • Liaise with other public health organisations and third sector organisations as actual and potential
    collaborative partners
  • Provide appropriate communications and dissemination of policy issues
  • Develop and maintain policy systems and records

PA and Administrator – job purpose

  • Be the first point of contact and main source of communications with members
  • Maintain and develop the membership database ensuring confidentiality
  • Provide high quality administration for the President and Chief Executive
  • Manage projects and events in a timely and effective manner
  • Support member networks and online forums

DPH Support Coordinator – job purpose

  • Provide coordination for the wider support offer to DsPH
  • Coordinate the DPH support offer, monitor uptake and evaluate
  • Lead on delivery of the research elements including interviews and workshops
  • Collate and synthesize feedback from research activities
  • Ensure stakeholders views inform project outputs

Membership Coordinator – job purpose

  • To track membership details and activity and support improving engagement
  • To coordinate ADPH events including increasing use of technology and remote access
  • To organise ADPH information and improve internal systems
  • To provide regular appropriate membership communications and member-network support