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London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£32,000 - £36,000 per year pro rata
Job description

About us:

Impact on Urban Health is part of Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation. Our collective mission is to build the foundations of a healthier society. Nestled in the heart of Southwark, London, our foundation boasts a rich history. We operate in collaboration with our local NHS hospitals through our charity brands. Additionally, we establish partnerships with local organisations, funding essential programs to drive change.


As a member of the team, you have a real opportunity to shape our work and the impact we can have. This is fuelled by our desire to be more than the sum of our parts. We’re curious, we think big and we’re not afraid to take risks.


As part of our team, you will work alongside talented people from a mix of personal and professional backgrounds. We are a Living Wage employer and support flexible working, part-time roles, and job shares. Though our ambitions are serious, this is a friendly place to work with lots of opportunities to meet and socialise with colleagues. We believe there is immense power in diversity and aim to recruit and nurture talent who think and act differently.



About the role:

Impact on Urban Health have built a portfolio of programmes that demonstrate the power of long-term approaches to complex health issues in urban environments. We focus our efforts on the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark, working in partnership with residents, local and national government, community, and private sector partners to improve the health of local residents. By doing this, we aim to influence others in the UK and internationally to create better health. The programmes focus on childhood obesity, multiple long-term conditions, the health effects of air pollution and children’s mental health and are all at different stages of development.


We have 3 exciting opportunities to join Impact on Urban Health as a Programme Support Officer on a 7-month fixed term contract. This is a new role to the business, established to provide essential support to our Portfolio Managers, they are responsible for building part of a programme strategy, co-develop projects with partners, and make recommendations for funding these projects. 


As a Programme Support Officer, you will work with a team of 3-6 portfolio managers providing vital support across, 3 main areas. These are: Grant management support, management of a portfolio of partnerships, support with timebound projects, e.g desk-based research/ project management etc.



About you:

  • Previous experience in project management, demonstrating your ability to solve problems, manage time and risks and negotiate when things change.
  • Experience managing administrative tasks and duties - updating systems, monitoring spend, developing contracts.
  • Comfortable and confident using online communication platforms and technology.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Great verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Stakeholder and relationship management.
  • Ability to work independently, with self-motivation, initiative, and confidence to handle multiple projects at a time.




  • Up to 12% employer pension contributions
  • £1000 annual personal development budget
  • Annual health and wellbeing personal allowance of £400
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and parental leave pay accessible without length of service requirements.
  • Health and wellbeing programme that offers optional free yearly health check-ups.
  • Support for healthy eating via fruit bowls and onsite lunch facilities.
  • Agile working, flexible hours, and supportive IT kit.
  • Shower facilities and bike lock area.
  • Generous annual leave (27 days + bank holidays)
  • Subsidies for glasses
  •  Employee Assistance Programme

At Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation, we are dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in every aspect of our work. Cultivating a highly skilled and diverse workforce is pivotal to fulfilling our mission. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 11th December 2023.

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For over 500 years we’ve been based in the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark. We focus on tackling complex health issues that...

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Refreshed on: 27 November 2023
Closing date: 06 December 2023 at 23:59
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