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Public Health Commissioning Managers

  • Location:

    England

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £24 per hour

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ450895_1634217657

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Public Health Commissioning Managers- Lancashire
£24/h

The posts are generally remote (may be occasional need to meet team face to face or assist in delivery of occasional engagement events), and ideally full time (although 3/4 days pw will be considered).


Main duties:
* Leading on various health improvement programmes in line with business needs, key agendas substance misuse, sexual health, tobacco control, healthy child services, weight management / obesity
* Collaborate with partners across statutory and wider sectors to develop the existing service provision by the local authority
* Working with the commissioning team and wider public health team on commissioning and procurement of the relevant services from start to finish

Essential criteria:
* Must have commissioning experience obtained in a local government setting
* Understanding and significant recent proven experience of leading commissioning and procurement activity for key public health, or health / social care agendas
* Strong communication skills, liaising and working effectively with internal and external stakeholders e.g. internally with procurement / finance etc. teams and externally e.g. with NHS / VCFS / community
* Experience of managing projects effectively and to deadlines
* Understanding of information systems and ability to utilise information technology.
* Articulate, numerate and literate - able to develop costed business cases and to draft reports / papers / specifications
* Ability to develop and lead robust consultation, engagement and co-production arrangements

Desirable:

* Experience of commissioning public health services e.g. substance misuse, sexual health, tobacco control, healthy child services, weight management / obesity