The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) is a Charity and Company Limited by guarantee and is the representative body for Directors of Public Health (DPH) in the UK.

It seeks to improve and protect the health of the population through collating and presenting the views of DsPH; advising on public health policy and legislation at a local, regional, national and international level; facilitating a support network for DsPH; and providing opportunities for DsPH to develop professional practice.

The Association has a rich heritage, its origins dating back more than 160 years. It is a collaborative organisation working in partnership with others to maximise the voice for public health.

Our open positions are listed below:

Policy Projects Coordinator

Due to an internal promotion we are now looking to appoint to the position of Policy Projects Coordinator to support the Head of Policy and Policy Manager in the administration and development of the team. In this role you will be responsible for supporting stakeholder communications, engage in horizon scanning and background research to support the Policy Manager in the development of policy statements, administer and coordinate meetings, including the drafting of agendas, minute taking and following up on agreed actions, and also manage requests from external organisations for ADPH representation, input and endorsements.

The successful candidate will have experience of working independently and exhibit excellent organisational and prioritisation skills. Working in a fast- paced environment across different teams within the Association you will need to be flexible, proactive and have an eye for detail.

Please note that to be considered for the role you need to apply with a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for the role, together with a current CV.

The closing date is 14/08/22. However, we do reserve the right to close the application process early should a suitable candidate be available and would therefore urge those interested to apply asap. Please submit applications and any queries you may have to Mark.Hamblett@adph.org.uk.

Policy Manager

The Association is now looking to appoint a Policy Manager to develop, manage and lead the ADPH Policy Programme, working across sectors and professions to build relationships with key stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have experience in Public Health policy and practice, work with our Advisory Groups to develop consistent policy lines based on our members views, and support the Head of Policy and Communications to produce the ADPH Policy Strategy.

Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills are required to lead and manage cross team projects and line manage, support and develop the Policy Coordinator.

The Association does operate a hybrid working arrangement with its staff and candidates from outside London are welcome, but they will be required to attend meetings and events in central London during the year. Further details can be confirmed prior to application if required.

Please note that to be considered for the role you need to apply with a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for the role, together with a current cv.

The closing date is 22/08/22, however, we do reserve the right to close the application process early should a suitable candidate be available and would therefore urge those interested to apply asap. Please submit applications and any queries you may have to Mark.Hamblett@adph.org.uk.