|Location:||Elephant and Castle, London|
|Salary:||£50,537 to £59,347 per annum, inclusive of £4,952 London weighting.|
|Placed On:||21st November 2023|
|Closes:||6th December 2023|
Turning Passion into Purpose.
London South Bank University are excited to be recruiting for the position of Public Health Evaluation and Impact Manager, to work within LSBU’s NIHR funded PHIRST South Bank Centre (Public Health Intervention Responsive Studies Team).
The purpose of the Public Health Evaluation and Impact Manager post is to co-ordinate the delivery of a programme of evaluation projects across the UK. This is one of eight UK Centres commissioned until at least Aug 2025 to work alongside local governments to co-produce and conduct public health evaluation of existing or planned interventions. The Centre presents an exciting opportunity to produce robust evidence to inform future policy-making and commissioning decisions both locally and nationally.
You will work as part of our PHIRST Centre team and alongside academics from across the University to plan, co-ordinate and ensure effective and timely delivery of all PHIRST evaluation projects. You will ensure effective liaison and communication with academics and work with Local Authorities to facilitate the planning and co-production of each evaluation. You will be responsible for ensuring an appropriate public engagement strategy is in place and delivered for the PHIRST Centre and within each evaluation and ensure the needs of diverse communities and health inequalities are considered within each evaluation.
For more information about the PHIRST initiative see: https://phirst.nihr.ac.uk
This is a full-time fixed term post until July 31st, 2025, with a possibility of extended funding beyond this period.
The postholder will have a sound knowledge of public health priorities and delivery mechanisms across the UK and be skilled in collaborative working. They will be skilled in project management and be able to ensure multiple projects are delivered on time and within budget. You will understand academic priorities around ensuring research impact and sustainability and have insight into how this can be achieved at both a project and Centre level. You will understand the importance of public and patient involvement in research and strategies for ensuring this.
You will have an MSc in a relevant discipline (public health, health psychology, health promotion or other appropriate life sciences subject) or equivalent professional qualifications or experience.
Benefits and How to Apply:
As a leading Higher Education Institution LSBU offers staff a highly competitive benefits package including holiday entitlement starting at 26.5 days per annum, professional development opportunities and flexible working. Full details on the range of benefits we offer can be found here.
The closing date for applications is 23:59 Wednesday 6th December 2023
Interview/assessment - week commencing 18th December 2023
We are happy to talk flexible working and reasonable adjustments and aim to make our recruitment and selection process accessible to all, please contact us to discuss any support you need. The diversity of LSBU’s staff and students is a source of our strength and the richness of ideas and perspectives that this diversity brings makes LSBU a unique place to work.
This role is eligible for sponsorship under the UKVI Skilled Worker route, more details on this can be found within the candidate pack.
If you have any questions related to your application, please email the recruitment team firstname.lastname@example.org
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.”
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