Programme Manager

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Programme Manager
Interim Position

Dudley 1009584

Posted: 9th March 2023 16:31
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £370 per day PAYE depending on experience (tbc)

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Programme Manager 

Reference no: Dudley 1009584   

Pay rate up to £370 per day PAYE depending on experience (tbc)   

This opening assignment is for 3-4 months 

The post holder will develop and manage major public health programmes in line with the Council’s public heath responsibilities, the Council plan and the Health and Wellbeing Strategy, to achieve priority outcomes (including those included in the Public Health Outcomes Framework) for adults and communities that contribute to the delivery of priority health and wellbeing outcomes; managing the provision of public health support to the NHS, social care and key children and young people’s partnerships to ensure that children’s health and wellbeing is protected and improved 

Key responsibilities: 


  • To develop, and manage the implementation of, major public health programmes to achieve priority outcomes (including those included in the Public Health Outcomes Framework) for either: children and young people, adults and communities or older people.  
  • To model and embed the council’s values and behaviours by working collaboratively with colleagues, partners and other stakeholders to enhance our reputation as a council that improves the health and wellbeing of residents.  
  • To be responsible and accountable for the management and delivery of public health programmes that contribute to improving health and wellbeing and to the reduction of health inequalities; ensuring service and programmes are equitable, appropriate and accessible and addressing the root causes of health inequalities.  
  • To manage the delivery of efficiency, transformation and savings programmes as agreed with the Chief Officer for Health and Wellbeing  
  • To use intelligence about the population’s health and wellbeing to inform the planning, commissioning and provision of health and wellbeing, healthcare and other related services, and ensure that services meet the needs and reflect the assets of the population.  
  • To use a mix of evidence based approaches and innovation for the delivery of public health programmes, to ensure that limited resources are maximised, a robust evaluation plan is in place for any novel programmes, and that sustainability is secured across public health functions  
  • To manage the development and delivery of programmes to embed action to address the wider determinants of health across the Council Directorate and the wider health and wellbeing system  
  • To develop and manage the implementation of programmes to develop and build skills and capacity to improve health and wellbeing across the public sector and voluntary sector workforce and within local communities  
  • To develop and manage effective relationships and partnerships to enable the delivery of priority public health programmes, including with the NHS, other public sector agencies, the voluntary and community sector.  
  • To effectively manage delegated programme and staffing budgets in line with the Council’s Standing Financial Instructions demonstrating a high level of financial probity 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • ***Qualification details and all other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) - please give full details within your CV document.  
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation. 
  • Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite). 


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Job Ref: Dudley 1009584
Programme Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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