• 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

Deputy CEO – job purpose

  • Deputise for the ADPH Chief Executive
  • Head the advocacy work programme
  • Lead the Collective Voice work programme

Head of Policy and Communications – job purpose

  • 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

Policy Manager – job purpose

  • Manage the implementation of the ADPH annual Policy Programme
  • Develop member-led policy positions and draft position statements, consultation responses and member briefings
  • Project manage policy work/events and supervise project coordinators as required
  • Develop and maintain strong and collaborative stakeholder relationships

Policy Coordinator – job purpose

  • To support the ADPH Head of Policy and Policy Manager in delivering the ADPH policy programme
  • To co-ordinate the ADPH policy function
  • To support other ADPH functions as necessary
  • To co-ordinate projects and events as required

Communications Manager – job purpose

  • Lead ADPH’s external communications activities
  • Develop a greater and more effective voice for public health, increasing visibility and breadth
  • Communicate the ADPH’s vision, positions and achievements to key audiences, with the aim of raising the ADPH’s profile and influence and ensuring the DPH voice is represented
  • Support income growth by developing relationships with key stakeholders, including potential funders

Head of Engagement and Quality Improvement – 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 Engagement Team

Engagement Programme Manager – job purpose

  • Management of a meaningful support offer for ADPH members to ensure member engagement and satisfaction
  • Manage the implementation of the ADPH programme of regional events and national conferences, workshops and Masterclasses
  • Undertake a project management role for elements of the Engagement Programme and other initiatives as required
  • Supervise and direct project coordinators as required

Sector-Led Improvement Programme Manager – job purpose

  • Consolidation and expansion of the national SLI programme
  • Strengthen the narrative around ADPH SLI work
  • Management of national ADPH SLI programmes

Engagement Coordinator – job purpose

  • To coordinate, deliver and build on the ADPH support offer for DsPH;
  • To coordinate ADPH events including increasing use of technology and remote access;
  • To provide regular appropriate membership communications and support.
  • To manage the development, delivery and evaluation of specific projects across the ADPH work programmes;

Business 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

Technical Support Manager – job purpose

  • Ensure ADPH maximises its efficiency through use of Salesforce
  • Ensure ADPH makes best use of MS365 and associated programmes, particularly SharePoint
  • Ensure clarity around use of ICT for the team
  • Support the Business Manager in monitoring and reporting

PA and Administrator – job purpose

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

Project Coordinator – job purpose

  • To provide high quality coordination for projects, networks and events
  • To ensure ADPH activity is recorded appropriately and comprehensively