Deputy Chief Executive

Salary: up to £90,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: Full time (35 hours/week)

Location: Hybrid working with approx. 2 days a week in our Central London office

This is an exciting time to join the Royal Society for Public Health to use your passion for policy and communications and your experience of delivering high quality strategic and operational support to help fulfil our mission for everyone to lead a healthier longer life. We have a clear strategy, a great staff team and deliver high quality work. We are looking to move the next stage of our strategy and want someone brilliant to help us do that.

RSPH is the UKs leading public health membership and education charity, and we are looking for the right person to support our Chief Executive in delivering our strategic vision to reduce health inequalities, support the wider public health workforce and make public health everyone’s responsibility.

As the world’s oldest public health agency and the UK’s leading specialist provider of public health qualifications, the Royal Society for Public Health is uniquely placed to make a difference. With health and social care services facing increasing pressure, healthy life expectancy stalling, inequalities increasing and more people leaving the workforce due to ill-health, our remit couldn’t be more important.


In return we offer:

  • 25 days annual leave 
  • Agile working structure – 9-day fortnight available
  • Pension contributions
  • BUPA Cash plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Membership of the Royal Society for Public Health
  • Access to public health knowledge and skills training courses and qualifications
  • Organisational commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our employees
  • Welcoming and friendly team of colleagues, and an active Health Champions programme

RSPH values and actively strives to have a diverse and inclusive workforce in a working environment free from discrimination.

Please do let us know if you require any adjustment to allow you to participate in this recruitment process.

RSPH operates an agile working policy with some attendance at our London office according to business need.  

To apply

Please email a copy of your CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages highlighting your relevant, key experience for the role.

Please send your application to Sarah Fletcher by email at [email protected].

If you would like to have an informal conversation with our CEO, William Roberts, before applying, please contact Sarah Fletcher by email or by calling 0207 265 7315 to arrange.

Closing date:  24 July at 9.00 am

Interviews will be held at our offices in Whitechapel on Wednesday 31 July.  If you are unable to attend please indicate this on your application.

We look forward to hearing from you.