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Reference: 83756

Date Added: 22 April 2022
Closing Date: 19 May 2022

Job Title: Public Affairs Manager

Working For: The Association of Directors of Public Health

Location: Internet

Charity Number: 1164513

Salary: £34,000 - 40,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

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.

We are now looking to appoint to the new role of Public Affairs Manager who will have responsibility for developing the ADPH Collective Voice Programme and lead and deliver the ADPH’s public affairs remit, influencing through strong relationships with key external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have experience of developing successful strategies to influence legislation or government policy, be politically astute and have a proven ability to tailor their briefings etc to influence different audiences.

They will have a knowledge of the UK political system and the mechanisms and tactics that can be used to secure change, have excellent organisational and prioritisation skills and be an enthusiastic and pro-active self-starter, with a flexible in approach that can adapt to changing circumstances.

The Association has offices in central London, but is currently operating a hybrid working model so welcomes candidates from across the UK.

All applications must be accompanied by a covering letter that outlining why you would be suitable for the role.

Closing Date: 19 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held as suitable candidates apply.

Application Details

Requests for further information and applications should be addressed to mark.hamblett@adph.org.uk and can be made via our website where you will find a Job Description and Person Specification.


Website: http://adph.org.uk

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